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Rhône-Alpes - French Region

The Rhône-Alpes region is named for two outstanding geographical features: the Rhône River and the Alps mountains.
  1. Grenoble (6)
  2. Lyon (8)

Amphion-les-Bains
Parks with impressively tall trees line Lake Geneva's shore in this town.

Annecy
Surnommée « la Venise des Alpes », Annecy doit être l'une des plus belles villes françaises qui sont inconnues en dehors de l'Europe.

Beaujolais Nouveau
A brief overview of Beaujolais Nouveau.

Chartreuse : une couleur et une liqueur
Learn about France's famous liqueur and the largest spirit cave in the world.

Évian-les-Bains
The most famous French town on Lake Geneva.

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval
Avoisinant Sixt-Passy, la plus grande réserve naturelle de Haute-Savoie, Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval (74) est officiellement l'un des Plus Beaux Villages de France, moins connu pour le village lui-même que pour son patrimoine naturel.

Thonon-les-Bains
Thonon-les-Bains, on Lake Geneva, is the best place in France for watersports - at least officially. In December 2010, it was the first French resort to be awarded 4 stars. And it has the only funicular in the world whose cars pass on a curve.

Voiron
Voiron is a cute little town next to the Chartreuse caves.

Yvoire
A beautiful, flower-filled medieval village on Lake Geneva.

Le Clos Romain
An unexpectedly wonderful restaurant in Moirans.

Rhône-Alpes Tourisme
Tourist information for the Rhône-Alpes region, including a "Zero euro" collection of free or low-cost activities in the area.

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