France travel and tourism haven Savoie Mont Blanc,is a simply wonderful Francevacation tour packages destination. This heritage France tourism region includes all theresorts, towns and villages of Savoie and Haute-Savoie.
Breathtaking natural landscapes, some of the most legendarymountains in the world, exceptional sites like the Sea of Ice, Mont Blanc andthe Aiguilles d'Arves… This unspoiled natural heritage France vacation environment is one of theFrance travel tour vacationpackages destination’s major assets, with Vanoise National Park (thebiggest park in France) and the two Regional Nature Parks of the Bauges Massifand Chartreuse, not forgetting the 15 nature reserves…
When it comes to lakes, Savoie Mont Blanc offers four magnificent lakesof turquoise water where summer temperatures can reach 28° C. Annecy Lake,reflects the old heritageFrance tourism town of Annecy in its water, which is the cleanest inEurope. Lake Geneva, the biggest of the four lakes, provides France tour enthusiasts traveling to France witha pleasant environment reminiscent of the Italian lakes. The two famous spatowns of Thonon-les-Bains and Évian-les-Bains are located on the French bank.Aiguebelette Lake: the smallest of the four lakes nestling at the foot of theÉpine Massif. Motorboats are not allowed on the lake, and it’s an exceptional France vacation haven forswimmers, fishing fans and rowers; Le Bourget Lake is the biggest natural lakein France. It lies to the east of charming ports such as Aix-les-Bains. To thenorth, you can head towards the Rhone via the Savières Canal.
Savoie Mont Blanc has 8 spas in the mountains and around the lakesand over a third of its accommodation complexes and hotels are equipped withwell-being areas, making it a truly ideal France tour vacation packages destination forrejuvenation and well-being, ever since Roman times.
Savoie Mont Blanc has no fewerthan 5 AOC’s for its cheeses (Reblochon, Beaufort, Tome des Bauges, Abondanceand Chevrotin), 2 PGI’s for Emmental and Tomme de Savoie, 16 apple varietiesand 6 pear varieties have been awarded a PGI, and 3 of its mineral waters areknown all over the world. When it comes to artisanal French wine tourism, 4 AOC’s, 22vintages and 23 grape varieties have made our French vineyards famous. The France vacation travelregion of Savoie Mont Blanc also has an exceptionally high number of Michelinstarred chefs, often young talents born into a tradition of established values.
The cultural heritage is one of the France tourism travel destination’s greatesttreasures. Discover beautiful heritage France architecture with 3 towns (Albertville, Annecy,Chambery) and 2 lands of Art and History (Abondance Valley and the high valleysof Savoie (Maurienne, Tarentaise, Beaufortain and Val d’Arly). Discovertraditional listed Francevacation villages, medieval towns, Olympic and spa resorts, castles andAlpine forts full of priceless treasures. Tourists traveling to France can also meet localcraftspeople and learn about their skills, or attend a wide variety offestivals that take place throughout the year.
Outdoor activities abound in the countryside, on land, in the air,on the water or underwater: cycling, paragliding, climbing, diving, sailing,golf… France travel tourism activities for all tastes and alllevels of ability… Set off on one of our themed routes, emblematic mountainpasses, cycle routes and greenways; Savoie Mont Blanc is of course paradise forhikers, with over 7,500 km of signposted paths you can walk, ride or cyclealong.
With 110 French mountainsresorts, Savoie Mont Blanc is the leading winter sports and skiing in France destination inthe world: it boasts of over 15 French ski areas directly connected to each other, with thelargest offering up to 650 km of slopes for skiing and winter sports in France. All thegreatest playgrounds for all types of board sports and skiing in France are gathered together inone unique France traveland winter sports regionin France.
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Our 29 establishments have atotal of 38 stars in the 2011 Michelin Guide.