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.
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.
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TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS IN RHÔNE-ALPES