You will find here information to facilitate your everyday life and integration in Grenoble or Valence: traveling and getting around, health, leisure, family...

Traveling and getting around

This section tells you everything you need to know about traveling to Grenoble or Valence from some of France’s main airports, as well as about getting around your city on a daily basis, finding your way round the Université Grenoble Alpes campuses, and driving in France with a foreign driver’s license.

Food and restaurants

France is world-famous for its cuisine and its culture of “eating well” (“bien manger”). For that matter, French gastronomy was included on UNESCO’s list of “intangible” world heritage in 2010.

Integration and leisure

All the information you need to facilitate your integration, enjoy and make the most of your stay: community life, learning French, sports and cultural activities, libraries.


Whether you have a health problem or need medical or psychological assistance from a healthcare practitioner, this section explains the main solutions available to you.

Help and support

You need support, help or guidance in case of personal or family problems, or in case of discrimination or harassment : you will find here the essential information or useful contacts.


You have come to France with your children: here is some information about the different childcare options and schooling of your children, from the age of 0 to 17.