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VSArt looking for artists, musicians, volunteers

A VSArt essential oils workshop

VSArt, an association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people, is looking for artists and musicians or just “folks with a big heart, some spoken French and a little time to devote to others, occasionally.” Meredith Charreyron explains. Continue reading VSArt looking for artists, musicians, volunteers

Grenoble, Un climat à part – interview with Guilhem Martin

Grenoble in Winter seen from the Moucherotte. Photo © Michel Giordani

We meet Guilhem Martin, author of Grenoble, Un climat à part, a new book detailing his passionate observations of extraordinary weather phenomena in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading Grenoble, Un climat à part — interview with Guilhem Martin

A ski-free getaway in Chartreuse

Breakfast at Le Valombré

Vickie Allen swaps the pistes of Alpe D’Huez for a weekend getaway at the chambre d’hôtes ‘Le Valombré’ in the Chartreuse. Continue reading A ski-free getaway in Chartreuse

Winter is on its way… apparently!

photo: Vickie Allen

Vickie Allen reports on the snow – or lack of it – at Alpe d’Huez, and gives her tips for winter sports enthusiasts on how to predict the weather. Continue reading Winter is on its way… apparently!

Brocante des quais du Vieux Grenoble

Prakhar Amba, Grenoble Life’s very own photographer-flâneur, strolls the stalls of the Brocante des quais du Vieux Grenoble, June 13. Here are his photos and impressions. Continue reading Brocante des quais du Vieux Grenoble

Les Gorges du Furon in Sassenage

Resident Grenoble Life photographer Suzanne Bonnefond presents another idea for a short expedition from Grenoble: “I suggest a trip to ‘Indiana Jones land’, just near the city, les Gorges du Furon in Sassenage. Visitors are always impressed by the beauty of the place”. Continue reading Les Gorges du Furon in Sassenage

Video diary: A visit to the Chartreuse

 

Saint Hugues Church, Chartreuse
Saint Hugues Church, Chartreuse

 Cynthia Caughey is author of The Video Diary of an American in France – her adventures as an American woman starting life over at 50 in the French Alps … with videos, photos, regional recipes, travel tips, and a few laughs about adjusting to life in France. She has kindly agreed to share this video about a visit to the Chartreuse. Continue reading Video diary: A visit to the Chartreuse

Video Diary: The Saint Hilaire du Touvet funicular

  
Going up! The St Hilaire du Touvet funicular
Going up! The St Hilaire du Touvet funicular

Cynthia Caughey is author of The Video Diary of an American in France – her adventures as an American woman starting life over at 50 in the French Alps … with videos, photos, regional recipes, travel tips, and a few laughs about adjusting to life in France. She has kindly agreed to share this video of the funicular at Saint Hilaire du Touvet.