With its crisp fresh air, endlessly beautiful landscapes, vibrant cities and diversity of activities, the Rhone-Alpes is an unbeatable destination for a French holiday. Keen skiers should head for the famous resort of Chamonix, the snowy peaks of Mont Blanc await determined climbers, and the many lakes and canyons are a heavenly backdrop for kayaking, mountain biking and golf. And hiking, popular all year round, is the perfect way to explore the hidden alpine villages.
The region’s capital, Lyon, is a UNESCO listed site which is not to be missed, especially due to its reputation for mouthwatering food. And you should also make time to wander around the old town of lakeside Annecy and to relax in the thermal spas of Aix-les-Bains. Whether you’re here in winter or summer and whether you want to relax and unwind or get the adrenaline pumping, a holiday in the Rhone-Alpes is sure to restore you.