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If your trip to Fontaine is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.
Make the short drive out of the neighborhood's center and spend some time exploring Grenoble-Bastille Cable Car and La Caserne de Bonne. After you've checked them off your list, point your car in the direction of Jardin de Ville.
You can't head home without stopping by Secteur 1. Boasting some excellent attractions, it's an enticing destination for a day trip. Secteur 1 can be found about 1 mile from Fontaine.
Steer your car in the direction of Plage de La Bergogne. It's 16 miles from Fontaine and is a fantastic place to clear your head. Enjoy a peaceful stroll by the sea and watch the frothy waves lapping at the shore.
If you're here for a work conference, you'll find WTC Grenoble located 2 miles from Fontaine. When you get a break, make your way to a nearby café to snatch a moment to yourself — networking and socializing can be exhausting.
Fontaine is a fantastic base to discover Grenoble and its surrounds. Around 2 miles from the downtown area, you'll likely be doing a combination of city and highway driving. Think about where you'll be going. Will you be visiting the built-up areas around town or are you looking for a bit of fun and fresh air in nature? If it's both, then opt for a standard car to enjoy the best of both worlds — practicality and comfort.
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes finding the right car important. If you're about to head off on an amazing road trip around Fontaine, a comfortable SUV could be the perfect solution. If you'd like the best possible price and plan on doing a lot of city driving, an economy car is a wise pick. All you need to do is choose what's the best fit, load up the car, and hit the wide, open road.
More often than not, your car rental company will charge the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Otherwise, they may share your contact details with local authorities, who'll then send a fine directly to you.
Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts are mandatory in Isere.
It's prohibited to use your cell phone while you're behind the wheel in Fontaine, and you could also be hit with a fine for just handling a phone if you're in control of a vehicle. That being said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you stay focused on the road.
When driving in Fontaine, it's against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. Thinking of having a drink or two with lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Yes, you are allowed to turn on a red light in Fontaine. However, first you are required to completely stop the car. Move on only when your way is clear.