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Isere is a bustling region populated by mountains and cliffs where travellers can enjoy stunning natural landscapes and thrilling activities. Winter travellers tend to take full advantage of the mountains with their impressive ski slopes and adjoining state-of-the-art facilities. Alpe d’Huez, for example, is famous for the Tour de France mountain climb, though Deux-Alpes is also popular. If you’re looking for something more suitable for hiking or biking, Ecrins National Park boasts scenic trails in the heart of the local Alps.

Several towns and cities are located within Isere, and each has something special to offer its visitors. Grenoble is considered to be the capital of the Alps with its iconic cable car, but you may also want to check out Mans, a small town with numerous historical buildings and sites. Additionally, Isere is home to Pont-en-Royans, a fascinating town with mediaeval-era houses positioned on the cliffs over the river gorge.

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