Key facts

Club: Grenoble Foot 38 | Opening: 2008 | Capacity: 20,000 seats

History and description

Stade des Alps opened on the 15th of February with a match between Grenoble and Clermont (2-0). It had come at a cost of €88 million.

The stadium is best known for its characteristic design by Chaix & Morel architects, and in particular its transparent swelling roof structure.

Getting there

Stade des Alps is located just south-east of Grenoble’s historic centre right next to the city hall. The walk from the cathedral takes no more than 10 minutes.

Grenoble’s main railway station is located west of the centre at about 2 kilometres from the stadium. The walk takes less than half an hour, or you can catch tram A toward Denis Papin. Get off at Verdun Préfecture, from where it is a 5-minute walk to the stadium.

Address: Avenue de Valmy, 38000 Grenoble

Tickets

Tickets for Grenoble matches can be bought on the gate on the day of the match. Grenoble presently never sell out.

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Relevant Internet links

Gf38.fr – Official website of Grenoble Foot 38.
Grenoble-tourisme.com – Website of the Grenoble tourist office.
Tag.fr – Grenoble public transport information.