Tourism labels in Rhône-Alpes

National tourism labels and listed destinations

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The cities, towns and villages of Rhône-Alpes listed have been awarded with one or several French tourism labels: Cities of art and history, Most beautiful villages of France, Most beautiful detours in France, Green resort, Listed resort, Towns and villages in Bloom.

CITIES OF ART AND HISTORY

The designation Ville d'art et d'histoire is a national label awarded by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication to cities and towns with a rich heritage which pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage and architecture and adopt measures to raise inhabitants' and visitors' awareness of their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Cities of art and history in Rhône-Alpes:

Cities of art and history in Rhône-Alpes

Abondance
Aix-les-Bains
Albertville
Annecy
Chambéry
Châtel

L'Hôpital-sous-Rochefort
La Chapelle-d'Abondance
Saint-Étienne
Valence
Vienne

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES OF FRANCE

The label Plus beau village de France, is awarded by an association to beautiful French villages of under 2,000 inhabitants which possess a rich natural and built heritage – with at least two listed buildings – and pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful villages of France in Rhône-Alpes:

Most beautiful villages of France in Rhône-Alpes

Balazuc
Bonneval-sur-Arc
La Garde-Adhémar
Le Poët-Laval
Mirmande
Montbrun-les-Bains
Oingt

Pérouges
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez
Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval
Vogüé
Yvoire

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL DETOURS IN FRANCE

The label Plus beau détour de France, is awarded by an association to medium-sized French towns (2,000 to 20,000 inhabitants) located away from the major trunk roads which possess all-year-round tourist facilities, a rich built heritage and an interesting environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful detours in France in Rhône-Alpes:

Most beautiful detours in France in Rhône-Alpes

Charlieu
Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne
Crémieu
Crest
La Roche-sur-Foron
Nyons

Saint-Galmier
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise
Sallanches
Trévoux
Vals-les-Bains

 

GREEN RESORTS

The designation Station verte is a national label awarded to French nature, leisure and holiday tourist destinations located in unspoiled environments, in the countryside or in the mountains, which offer tourist and leisure facilities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Green resorts in Rhône-Alpes:

Green resorts in Rhône-Alpes

Albiez-Montrond
Auris
Bonneville
Burzet
Châtel
Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne
Coucouron
Divonne-les-Bains
Fleurie
Grane
Hauteville-Lompnes
Joyeuse
La Chapelle-en-Vercors
La Giettaz
La Perrière
La Tania
Laffrey
Lalouvesc
Lanslevillard
Le Bourg-d'Oisans
Le Grand-Bornand
Le Lac-d'Issarlès
Lélex
Meyras
Montbrun-les-Bains
Montrevel-en-Bresse
Nantua
Oz

Pont-de-Vaux
Pralognan-la-Vanoise
Publier
Saint-Agrève
Saint-Félicien
Saint-Galmier
Saint-Germain-Laval
Saint-Just-en-Chevalet
Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche
Saint-Martin-en-Haut
Satillieu
Sciez
Séez
Talloires
Thollon-les-Mémises
Thônes
Thorens-Glières
Trévoux
Usson-en-Forez
Valloire
Vénosc
Vernoux-en-Vivarais
Villars-les-Dombes
Villeneuve-de-Berg
Villerest
Vogüé
Vonnas

 

LISTED RESORTS

The label Station classée is awarded to seaside, spa, health, tourist, winter sports and mountaineering resorts which pursue a policy of high-quality tourist facilities and activities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Listed resorts in Rhône-Alpes:

Listed resorts in Rhône-Alpes

Aillon-le-Jeune
Allevard
Annemasse
Anthy-sur-Léman
Aussois
Autrans
Avoriaz
Balazuc
Bellevaux
Berrias-et-Casteljau
Bonneville
Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Bouvante
Brides-les-Bains
Buis-les-Baronnies
Chambonas
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Charbonnières-les-Bains
Châtel
Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne
Chauzon
Cluses
Cohennoz
Condrieu
Cordon
Corrençon-en-Vercors
Courchevel
Crest-Voland
Demi-Quartier
Die
Dieulefit
Divonne-les-Bains
Doussard
Duingt
Évian-les-Bains
Excenevex
Flumet
Gex
Hauteluce
Hauteville-Lompnes
Huez
Joyeuse
La Chapelle-d'Abondance
La Chapelle-en-Vercors
La Clusaz
La Giettaz
La Motte-Chalancon
La Sône
La Tour-de-Salvagny
Laffrey
Lagorce
Lalouvesc
Lamastre
Lans-en-Vercors
Lanslevillard
Larnas
Le Biot
Le Bourg-d'Oisans
Le Reposoir
Lélex
Les Allues
Les Déserts
Les Gets
Lus-la-Croix-Haute
Malafretaz
Maxilly-sur-Léman
Méaudre
Megève
Méribel
Meyras

Mijoux
Mont-de-Lans
Mont-Saxonnex
Montbrun-les-Bains
Montélimar
Montmerle-sur-Saône
Montricher-Albanne
Montriond
Morillon
Morzine
Neuvecelle
Noirétable
Nyons
Orgnac-l'Aven
Passy
Pralognan-la-Vanoise
Praz-sur-Arly
Publier
Rencurel
Ruoms
Saint-Agnan-en-Vercors
Saint-Alban-Auriolles
Saint-Bon-Tarentaise
Saint-Cergues
Saint-Chef
Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans
Saint-Cirgues-en-Montagne
Saint-Étienne
Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
Saint-Hilaire
Saint-Jean-d'Aulps
Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche
Saint-Martin-d'Uriage
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
Saint-Martin-en-Haut
Saint-Martin-en-Vercors
Saint-Maurice-d'Ardèche
Saint-Nazaire-en-Royans
Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte
Saint-Paul-en-Chablais
Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse
Saint-Vincent-de-Mercuze
Sainte-Marie-du-Mont
Salavas
Samoëns
Sampzon
Servoz
Sévrier
Sollières-Sardières
Talloires
Thoissey
Thollon-les-Mémises
Thueyts
Usson-en-Forez
Val-d'Isère
Valloire
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
Vals-les-Bains
Vaujany
Vénosc
Verchaix
Vernoux-en-Vivarais
Veyrier-du-Lac
Villarembert
Villeneuve-de-Berg
Villy-le-Bouveret
Vogüé
Yenne
Yvoire

 

FAMILY PLUS

The label Famille Plus, is recognised by the French Minister of State for Tourism and is awarded to towns and villages which are particularly tailored to welcoming families and offer many activities and events for children and adults. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Family Plus in Rhône-Alpes:

Family Plus in Rhône-Alpes

Arêches
Aussois
Beaufort
Bellentre
Châtel
Combloux
Courchevel
L'Alpe d'Huez
La Clusaz
La Rosière
Le Corbier
Le Grand-Bornand
Les Carroz-d'Arâches
Les Deux Alpes
Les Gets

Les Houches
Les Karellis
Les Ménuires
Megève
Méribel
Morzine
Praz-sur-Arly
Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
Sciez
Thônes
Val Thorens
Val-d'Isère
Valmorel
Vaujany
Villard-de-Lans

 

TOWNS AND VILLAGES IN BLOOM

The label Villes et villages fleuris is awarded each year by the French National Council of Cities, Towns and Villages in Bloom following a competition which judges criteria such as landscaped and plant heritage, flowering, respect for the environment and the living environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Towns and villages in Bloom in Rhône-Alpes:

Towns and villages in Bloom in Rhône-Alpes

Aix-les-Bains -
Annecy -
Chaponnay -
Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne -
Écully -
Évian-les-Bains -
Megève -
Montélier -
Morestel -
Nances -
Saint-Galmier -
Saint-Gervais-les-Bains -
Saint-Loup -
Saint-Vulbas -
Valence -
Vonnas -
Yvoire -
Albertville -
Andrézieux-Bouthéon -
Annemasse -
Beaufort -
Bourg-de-Péage -
Bourg-en-Bresse -
Bourgoin-Jallieu -
Brides-les-Bains -
Brignais -
Caluire-et-Cuire -
Chambéry -
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc -
Châtel -
Chavannes-sur-Suran -
Cons-Sainte-Colombe -
Corbas -
Cours-la-Ville -
Divonne-les-Bains -
Ferney-Voltaire -
Fontanil-Cornillon -
Gières -
Grenoble -
La Clusaz -
La Motte-Servolex -
La Roche-sur-Foron -
Le Chambon-Feugerolles -
Les Allues -
Les Gets -
Lyon -
Marboz -
Meythet -
Mizoën -
Moirans -
Montagnieu -
Montbrison -
Montélimar -
Montmélian -
Montmerle-sur-Saône -
Morzine -
Pierrelatte -
Pommiers -
Propières -
Roanne -
Rumilly -
Saint-Bon-Tarentaise -
Saint-Étienne-sur-Chalaronne -
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne -
Saint-Jean-sur-Reyssouze -
Saint-Médard-en-Forez -
Saint-Priest -
Sallanches -
Seyssins -
Tain-l'Hermitage -
Thoiry -
Ugine -
Vénissieux -
Vienne -
Villargondran -
Villefranche-sur-Saône -
Viriat -
Vongnes -
Voreppe -
Aillon-le-Jeune -
Aime -
Albens -
Allevard -
Ambérieu-en-Bugey -
Annecy-le-Vieux -
Anthy-sur-Léman -
Arâches-la-Frasse -
Arbent -
Archamps -
Argonay -
Attignat -
Aveize -
Avrieux -
Balan -
Belley -
Bernin -
Biziat -
Bonneville -
Bossey -
Bourg-Argental -
Bourg-lès-Valence -
Bourg-Saint-Andéol -
Bourg-Saint-Maurice -
Brullioles -
Chalamont -
Champagne-au-Mont-d'Or -
Chanaz -
Chaponost -
Charbonnières-les-Bains -
Charlieu -
Cluses -
Cognin -
Cogny -
Colombier-le-Jeune -
Combloux -
Cran-Gevrier -
Crémieu -
Creys-Mépieu -
Émeringes -
Faverges -
Firminy -
Gaillard -
Gex -
Gleizé -
Grésy-sur-Aix -
Guilherand-Granges -
Jaillans -
Jas -
Jassans-Riottier -
Jasseron -
La Grand-Croix -
La Talaudière -
Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis -
Lantignié -
Le Bourg-d'Oisans -
Le Coteau -
Le Grand-Bornand -
Le Montellier -
Les Contamines-Montjoie -
Les Haies -
Limas -
Longes -
Marignier -
Massongy -
Meximieux -
Meyzieu -
Montagnat -
Montluel -
Orelle -
Péronnas -
Pierre-Bénite -
Poisy -
Portes-lès-Valence -
Priay -
Publier -
Quincieux -
Rillieux-la-Pape -
Riorges -
Rive-de-Gier -
Roiffieux -
Romans-sur-Isère -
Ronno -
Saint-Chamond -
Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon -
Saint-Denis-lès-Bourg -
Saint-Didier-d'Aussiat -
Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne -
Saint-Égrève -
Saint-Étienne -
Saint-Forgeux -
Saint-Genest-Lerpt -
Saint-Genis-Laval -
Saint-Genis-Pouilly -
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche -
Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle -
Saint-Laurent-d'Oingt -
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont -
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville -
Saint-Martin-en-Haut -
Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux -
Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise -
Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans -
Samoëns -
Savigneux -
Sévrier -
Seynod -
Tarare -
Tassin-la-Demi-Lune -
Thônes -
Thyez -
Trévoux -
Val-d'Isère -
Villard-de-Lans -

Villars-les-Dombes -
Ville-la-Grand -
Villette-d'Anthon -
Viuz-en-Sallaz -
Voiron -
Agnin -
Ambilly -
Amplepuis -
Ancy -
Anse -
Arnas -
Autrans -
Aveizieux -
Balbigny -
Barby -
Barraux -
Bassens -
Bellegarde-sur-Valserine -
Belleville -
Besse -
Bey -
Beynost -
Bilieu -
Billième -
Bluffy -
Blyes -
Boissey -
Boucieu-le-Roi -
Bougé-Chambalud -
Bourg-de-Thizy -
Bozel -
Bully -
Cellieu -
Cessieu -
Ceyzériat -
Chabeuil -
Chabrillan -
Challes-les-Eaux -
Chamboeuf -
Champagnier -
Chapeiry -
Charnay -
Châteauneuf-de-Galaure -
Châteauneuf-du-Rhône -
Châtenay -
Chazelles-sur-Lyon -
Choisy -
Clarafond-Arcine -
Cleppé -
Coise -
Coligny -
Condeissiat -
Confrançon -
Crest -
Crest-Voland -
Crottet -
Cruas -
Culoz -
Curtafond -
Dagneux -
Dardilly -
Dareizé -
Décines-Charpieu -
Douvaine -
Duerne -
Duingt -
Échirolles -
Éloise -
Étoile-sur-Rhône -
Excenevex -
Eybens -
Foissiat -
Francheville -
Francin -
Genay -
Gerbaix -
Grièges -
Gruffy -
Haute-Rivoire -
Hauterives -
Heyrieux -
Hotonnes -
Huez -
Injoux-Génissiat -
Irigny -
L'Horme -
L'Isle-d'Abeau -
La Baume-d'Hostun -
La Chambre -
La Chapelle-d'Abondance -
La Chapelle-sur-Coise -
La Côte-Saint-André -
La Ravoire -
La Rosière -
La Tour-de-Salvagny -
Larajasse -
Le Bourget-du-Lac -
Le Cheylas -
Le Crozet -
Le Freney-d'Oisans -
Le Pouzin -
Les Houches -
Limonest -
Loriol-sur-Drôme -
Mâcot-la-Plagne -
Magland -
Manigod -
Margencel -
Marnand -
Meillonnas -
Menthon-Saint-Bernard -
Mercurol -
Messery -
Metz-Tessy -
Mézériat -
Mirmande -
Mont-de-Lans -
Montanges -
Montracol -
Montréal-les-Sources -
Montrond-les-Bains -
Montvendre -
Mornant -
Neuville-sur-Saône -
Nivolas-Vermelle -
Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe -
Passy -
Perrex -
Pinsot -
Polliat -
Pomeys -
Pont-d'Ain -
Pontcharra-sur-Turdine -
Pralognan-la-Vanoise -
Pringy -
Quincié-en-Beaujolais -
Renaison -
Rignieux-le-Franc -
Rochebrune -
Saint-André-sur-Vieux-Jonc -
Saint-Avit -
Saint-Cergues -
Saint-Cyr-les-Vignes -
Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse -
Saint-Étienne-du-Bois -
Saint-Étienne-la-Varenne -
Saint-Fons -
Saint-Genis-sur-Menthon -
Saint-Ismier -
Saint-Jean-Bonnefonds -
Saint-Jean-d'Arvey -
Saint-Jorioz -
Saint-Julien -
Saint-Julien-sur-Reyssouze -
Saint-Julien-sur-Veyle -
Saint-Just -
Saint-Marcel-l'Éclairé -
Saint-Marcellin -
Saint-Martin-d'Hères -
Saint-Martin-d'Uriage -
Saint-Martin-de-la-Porte -
Saint-Martin-du-Frêne -
Saint-Martin-le-Châtel -
Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans -
Saint-Quentin-Fallavier -
Saint-Rémy -
Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves -
Saint-Vincent-de-Mercuze -
Sainte-Hélène-sur-Isère -
Salavre -
Salvizinet -
Sandrans -
Savigneux -
Servoz -
Sevelinges -
Sillingy -
Taninges -
Ternand -
Thizy -
Tournon-sur-Rhône -
Valloire -
Vandeins -
Vénosc -
Verchaix -
Versailleux -
Vétraz-Monthoux -
Veyrier-du-Lac -
Villefontaine -
Villeneuve -
Villié-Morgon -
Voglans -
Yenne -

 

BLUE FLAG

The Blue Flag label is awarded to seaside resorts and marinas that take account of environmental criteria in their economic and tourist development policies, and promote behaviour that respects nature and its treasures. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Blue Flag in Rhône-Alpes:

Blue Flag in Rhône-Alpes

Grésy-sur-Isère
Mâcot-la-Plagne
Malafretaz

Saint-Jorioz
Thonon-les-Bains
Veyrier-du-Lac

 
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