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Hike is worth the view

Absolutely breathtaking view from the fort, overlooking Grenoble. Destination accessible by car... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Metz, France
Great hike, spectacular view

Coming from Grenoble by bus, we stopped in Le Sappey-en-Chartreuse and got some info from the local... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Joeri D
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11 Sep 2017
“Hike is worth the view”
20 Jul 2017
“Great hike, spectacular view”
Military fort built in 1870 with an amazing view!!! we open only for summer( 2may to 2 november) It's open from 11 am to 18 pm, the fort is open for diner only for groups( more than 25 people). it's a wonderful and fantastic place to visit if you...more
Centre Village, 38700 Le Sappey-en-Chartreuse, France
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Absolutely breathtaking view from the fort, overlooking Grenoble. Destination accessible by car, bike and hike. If you're coming by car, the parking is a little way down, and you'll have to walk up a few hundred yards to reach the fort.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Coming from Grenoble by bus, we stopped in Le Sappey-en-Chartreuse and got some info from the local tourist office. The hike up to Fort Saint-Eynard was a medium hike, so quite feisty for untrained hikers. After a steep climb up on the GR9, we were...More

Thank Joeri D
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is really something to do. The fort is way up above the city and surrounding areas, and the view is, well, just spectacular. There are a few hikes that start from here, one going to Grenoble, the other running next to the cliffs. Absolutely...More

Thank jsopreis
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Worth the climb for its stunning views over Grenoble and the Gresivaudan valley. Great as a location for an off-site working location (brainstorming, planning ...)

Thank NormMacdonald
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I went to Fort Saint-Eynard without any plan. I was not thinking to get there anyhow. Then I got there. Amazing views and cool atmosphere. Hiking paths and a restaurant. Open access to the mountain and heights for those who are daring and more safe...More

1  Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This old fort is situated on top of Mt Saint Eynard and is accessed via a 4km stretch of narrow, winding road from the village of Le Sappey within the Par Naturel de Chartreuse. The road is closed during winter months according to the signposts....More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 1 May 2012

Great1 hr hike from the Col de Vence, 20 min North of Grenoble. View over Mt Blanc and Oisans, Vercors. Trail is easy to find but streneous.

Thank stism
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Drove up long windy back roads in the hills to get there from Grenoble ( signposted). In summer there is a restaurant there. The views are simply breathtaking and have to be seen to be believed.There are hang gliders there too, so high is it....More

2  Thank Fredo12
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