Staying with the CAMPANILE GRENOBLE UNIVERSITE - Saint Martin d'Hères hotel you will be perfectly positioned to take advantage of the area's annual events and festivals. Every year Grenoble hosts an international jazz festival, in the spring, attracting some of the greatest musicians from around the world. Since its inception in 1973 the festival has grown and grown. The performances at the festivals are held in venues across Grenoble and there are now more than 40 spread across the two week period. The Festival les Barbares takes place every year in Grenoble, usually from the end of September and across the start of October. The festival features an array of performances including theatre, music, dance and comedy. These are staged in venues in or around Grenoble.