Savoie, the snow kingdom, has all the necessary ingredients to satisfy mountain, nature and alpine sports fans. This département boasts some of the most famous prestigious winter sports resorts and ski areas in the world. The Great Alps Road (Route des Grandes Alpes), which runs through magnificent scenery of snow-capped mountains and alpine pastures where cows graze, takes you across passes at altitudes of over 2,000 metres. Wow factor guaranteed! The Savoie is also renowned for its excellent gastronomic products and famous culinary specialities, which are synonymous with warm and friendly moments spent around a table.