Shopping The guide was updated:Grenoble has a good range of shopping. Exclusive shops are intermingled with artists’ studios, alternative clothes designers and sweetshops. At the centre of the shopping district is Galeries Lafayette, a large department store with most things for the home, clothes, food and fun items.
You can start your walk in the city centre at the Arthaud bookshop, which offers coffee table books about the city and small souvenirs. If you are in need of some energy, take a break at Paris Delices, which has won several prizes for its pastries.
Gabriel Gay has made clocks with his own hands and you can place a special order here for your own creation. They also sell exclusive clocks made from all over the world.
If you have a hard time to choose a present for your friends at home, Wegelin has lots of tips and products which are typical to the region. La Boutique Gourmand sells canned delicacies, easy to bring home and store.
A popular destination for many is the Grand Place department store, which is situated just south of the city. It is easy to get there by tram and the department store contains food halls, a variety of clothing chains, a music department and shops selling designer clothes from the largest fashion houses in Paris. You can find clothes chains such as Zara, Jennyfer and Naf Naf here. Twelve restaurants and cafés provide a respite from shopping.