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'''Isère''' is a department in the [[Rhône-Alpes]] region of [[France]].
 
'''Isère''' is a department in the [[Rhône-Alpes]] region of [[France]].
 
==Regions==
 
  
 
==Cities==
 
==Cities==
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==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
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* [[Chartreuse]]
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* [[Les Deux Alpes]]
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* [[L'Alpe d'Huez]]
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
  
== History ==
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===History===
  
 
Isère is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution. It was created from part of the former province of Dauphiné.  
 
Isère is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution. It was created from part of the former province of Dauphiné.  
  
== Geography ==
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==People==
  
Isère is part of the current region of [[Rhône-Alpes]] and is surrounded by the department of [[Rhône (department)|Rhône]], [[Ain]], [[Savoie]], [[Hautes-Alpes]], [[Drôme]], [[Ardèche]], and [[Loire]].
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Inhabitants of the department are called ''Isérois''.
  
Isère includes a part of the French Alps. The highest point in the department is the summit of La Meije at 3,987 meters. The Vercors Plateau dominates the west of the department.
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===Geography===
  
== Demographics ==
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Isère is part of the current region of [[Rhône-Alpes]] and is surrounded by the department of [[Rhône (department)|Rhône]], [[Ain]], [[Savoie]], [[Hautes-Alpes]], [[Drôme]], [[Ardèche]], and [[Loire]].
  
Inhabitants of the department are called ''Isérois''.
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Isère includes a part of the French Alps. The highest point in the department is the summit of La Meije at 3,987 meters. The Vercors Plateau dominates the west of the department.
  
 
==Talk==
 
==Talk==
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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* Grenoble Isère International Airport [http://www.grenoble-airport.com/-GENERAL-PUBLIC-AREA-.html]
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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* ''' Chalet in Les Deux Alpes''' [http://www.ecrinslodge.com.com] - Ecrins Lodge is a stunning chalet next to Les Deux Alpes, with fantastic hospitality and a hot tub!
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* ''' Chalet in Les Deux Alpes''', [http://www.ecrinslodge.com.com]. Ecrins Lodge is a stunning chalet next to Les Deux Alpes, with fantastic hospitality and a hot tub!
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
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Revision as of 09:06, 15 October 2011

Isère is a department in the Rhône-Alpes region of France.

Cities

Other destinations

Understand

History

Isère is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution. It was created from part of the former province of Dauphiné.

People

Inhabitants of the department are called Isérois.

Geography

Isère is part of the current region of Rhône-Alpes and is surrounded by the department of Rhône, Ain, Savoie, Hautes-Alpes, Drôme, Ardèche, and Loire.

Isère includes a part of the French Alps. The highest point in the department is the summit of La Meije at 3,987 meters. The Vercors Plateau dominates the west of the department.

Talk

Get in

  • Grenoble Isère International Airport [1]

Get around

See

The Grande Chartreuse is the mother abbey of the Carthusian order. It is located near Voiron 14 miles north of Grenoble and can be visited. Monks at the abbey distil a beverage rich in alcohol called "the chartreuse" and made of several hundred of plants picked in the mountain.

Itineraries

Do

  • many ski resorts, including the Alpe d'Huez and Les Deux Alpes
  • the Coupe Icare, an annual festival of free flight, such as paragliding and hang-gliding, held at the world-renowned paragliding site at Lumbin in early autumn.

Eat

Isère produces the following cheeses: Bleu du Vercours-Sassenage and Saint-Marcellin.

Drink

Stay safe

  • Chalet in Les Deux Alpes, [2]. Ecrins Lodge is a stunning chalet next to Les Deux Alpes, with fantastic hospitality and a hot tub!

Get out


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