From the mythical Mont Blanc to the majestic Pont d'Arc in the
gorges of Ardeche, Rhône-Alpes’s nature puts on a show while you recharge body
and soul at Evian or on the shores of alpine lakes for all your family.
Mont-Blanc overlooks the Alps, which are
home to the largest
ski area in the world. Go trekking in Vanoise Park,
horseback riding in the Regional Natural Park of Pilat, or take a trip to the Sea of Ice with the Montenvers
Train. Try spelunking in the Isère caves. Go canoeing in the Ardèche Gorges. Rhône-Alpes offers a
thousand ways to have fun with your family and to get some fresh air in the
With an expansive industrial history, Saint Etienne became a
capital of design. It is also home a museum of modern art that houses the
second largest collection of contemporary works. Grenoble is best known for its
impressive bastille, and Vienne proudly displays its Gallo-Roman ruins, while
Chamonix, Annecy and Chambéry also boast many wonderful sites and monuments –
all invitations to come discover these magical cities.
The Rhône-Alpes entrusts you with its history and its
stories. Lyon’s rich heritage, covering many UNESCO-classified buildings, reflects every period in its history and
makes the region endlessly appealing. This is the second-most-starred region in
Michelin Guide – think of Paul Bocuse.
Naturally, the Rhône-Alpes plays host to major events related to winter sports
like Kandahar (the
Alpine Skiing World Cup). Traditions are expressed in style during the Festival of Lights in
Lyon and musical notes resound all day and all night during the nocturnal
sessions of The Fourvière Nights.
The Rhône-Alpes has a considerable variety of offerings for your family
outings too: Crocodile Farm, Lac du Bourget Aquarium, Walibi Rhône-Alpes and Safari Park at Peaugres.
The Rhône-Alpes region really shows its visitors how to enjoy themselves!