Welcome to our Rhone Alps Holiday Travel Guide with information on activities and attractions in this region perhaps best known for its winter sports, climbing, gastronomy and wines.
The diversity of Rhone Alps is a draw to all who love the great outdoors with its vast mountain ranges, including Europe’s highest peak – Mont Blanc, the Ardeche hills and River Rhone valley.
Revel in wonderful Alpine skiing, or later enjoy the river valleys and lakes that come alive once the blanket of snow melts. Many visitors head for the pretty Alpine town of Chamonix, the perfect starting point for exploring Mont Blanc.
Prosperous Rhone Alps has industry, agriculture and wine at its heart. Visit dynamic Lyon renowned for its gastronomy, and picturesque lakeside Annecy.
Indulge in hearty cuisine, rich local cheeses and the famous Beaujolais and Cote du Rhone wines from the Rhone Valley. Rhone Alps is perfect for a wine-tasting holiday - Chateauneuf du Pape and Hermitage are produced here.
There are 8 departments in the Rhone Alps region:
For further travel information about holiday destinations, the Rhone Alps Regional Tourist Board can be contacted at:
Rhone Alps Regional Tourist Board
104, route de Paris
Tel: (00 33) 4 72 59 21 59