Tourism in Rhône-Alpes

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Tourism, holidays & travel in Rhône-Alpes

Boasting a varied range of natural, historic, cultural and architectural heritage, the Rhône-Alpes region offers a vast choice of activities. Real paradise for nature lovers, this region also attracts sporty types and lovers of thrills. With its striking and varied landscapes, its nature reserves and parks, its spectacular gorges, its traditional villages, its wonderful alpine lakes, its famous ski resorts, its cities of Art and History with a remarkable heritage, and its renowned specialities, the Rhône-Alpes region can meet everyone's expectations and tastes.

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TOURISM IN RHÔNE-ALPES

The Brou royal convent, gothic masterpiece, the Dombes lakes, the Saracen chimneys in Bresse, and the charming medieval town of Pérouges are among the gems to be discovered in the Ain.

Bringing together nature discoveries, relaxation, leisure, and sports activities, the Ardèche offers visitors its mountains, its captivating villages, its chestnut groves, its Ardèche Mountains Regional Nature Park, spas, and of course the famous Ardèche gorges.

Mixing tradition and relaxed pace of life, the Drôme also offers the diversity of its landscapes, ranging from the hills and villages of the Provençal Drôme to the Vercors Pre-Alps massif, wild and unspoiled place great for hikes and spotting bird life.

The Haute-Savoie boasts numerous remarkable sites, such as the famous Mont-Blanc, the highest peak of Western Europe, Lake Geneva lined with spa towns, prestigious winter and summer sports resorts, and the city of Annecy, nicknamed the Venice of Savoie with its wonderful lake.

Combining beautiful natural sites and historic sites, the Isère offers visitors its important heritage, with the Vercors massif, the City of Art and History of Vienne, the Chartreuse Regional Nature Park, and Grenoble, a city of Art rich in museums.

The Loire is a green département that invites walkers to the discovery of its attractions, among which the Pilat mountain area, the Loire Gorges, the Grangent lake, and Saint-Etienne, the city with seven hills.

Famous for its major city of Lyon, with an historic site inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Rhône is also renowned for its gastronomy and for its famous Beaujolais vineyards.

The famous winter sports and summer resorts, the vast ski resorts attracting skiers from all over the world, and the Vanoise massif, true paradise for the fans about mountain hiking, are just some of the features that make the Savoie a perfect destination for sporty types and nature lovers.

 

CITIES & TOWNS

Annecy
Lyon
Valence
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
Chambéry
Aix-les-Bains
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Bourg-en-Bresse
Vals-les-Bains

Nyons
Vienne
Saint-Martin-d'Ardèche
Évian-les-Bains
Morzine
Modane
Villefranche-sur-Saône
Saint-Étienne
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EVENTS

Berlioz Festival
Crémieu Medieval Festival
Festival of Lights
Nuits Sonores
Jazz in Vienne

Fourvière Nights
Bâtie Summer Festival
Musilac
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PHOTOS

Photos of the Ain
Photos of the Ardèche
Photos of the Drôme
Photos of the Haute-Savoie

Photos of the Isère
Photos of the Loire
Photos of the Rhône
Photos of the Savoie

 

NATIONAL LABELS

Cities of art and history
Most beautiful villages of France
Most beautiful detours in France
Green resorts

Listed resorts
Family Plus
Towns and villages in Bloom
Blue Flag

 

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Canyoning hike for families
Maiden flight in a microlight
Sightseeing in a Citroën 2CV
Treetop adventure trail in the Pilat
Tandem paragliding for all
Horse riding in the Alps

Tour, tasting and sale of organic wines
Sightseeing safari on Lake Annecy
High mountain activities with a guide
Visit to the Fairy-tale House
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
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