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Preparing your trip to Rhone-Alpes: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Lyon 1. Seasoned travelers prefer to travel the region by TGV trains and recommend purchasing tickets through the official website of the company. In this case, you can save considerably; but you have to remember that those tickets are non-refundable.
2. The province has everything necessary to travel by car; it will be beneficial to those traveling as a big company and preferring to change places quickly. Going for a trip, you should take into account peculiarities of highlands; many highways are quite complex.
3. Lyon is famous for its fine dining restaurants; many popular places are mentioned in famous tourist and gastronomic guides. Often, prices in these restaurants don’t differ from those in nearby dining places.
4. Those planning to include a visit the Musée des Beaux-arts de Lyon in their excursion program have to get a special ticket. It gives the right to inspect not only the permanent exhibition, but also timely ones, as the museum often has a variety of short-term exhibitions.
5. All local banks offer travelers currency exchange services, but it’s more profitable to make an exchange in your native country. Despite the fact that services are widespread in local towns, a bank or an exchange office mightn’t be near in the right moment. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Many cities seem small only at first glance; it’s not always convenient to move through their territory on foot. The main form of public transport is bus; most of the cities have an accurate bus timetable. A trip will cost less than 1 euro; you can also purchase a one-day card that costs about 3 euros.
7. Travelers arriving to the airport of Lyon can get to the city center by tram. It's worth noting that the price of travel on this route is the biggest in the region; a trip from the airport to the downtown will cost about 13 euros.
The best time to explore the culture and traditions of the region are Christmas holidays. Each city of the province has its own unique traditions and interesting celebrations. In early … Open
8. Ski resorts of the region are among the most prestigious in the world, and the level of their accommodation fully complies with their status. However, even the most prestigious resorts can offer their guests attractive hotels with affordable prices. Visitors are advised to book rooms there in advance.
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What to visit being in Rhone-Alpes - unique sights

Gouffre Berger

From the series “Largest and Most Branched Caves on Earth”
With regard to this special feature, the entrance into the cave is only possible for experienced speleologists and only with the appropriate equipment. The tourists can wander in the picturesque area and look into the huge funnels whose rocky walls are lush with the lush plants. Most of the underground vaults are constantly flooded. Only a few passes can be thrown through, so the researchers always take inflatables always with. Some Höhletunnel are completely flooded and therefore attract the divers. In this cave, Peter Watkinson, who has immersed himself in the vast depth, set the world record in 1967. … Read further

Grenoble Bastille

From the series “The Longest Ski-Lifts and Cable Trams in the World”
Cabin run is very smooth, so even those who are afraid of heights overcome 673 meters of way unnoticed. Despite the fact that in comparison with global giants, Grenoble cable car is relatively short, it remains one of the confident leaders among urban constructions. Locals treat cable car as one of the main symbols of the city and call its gondolas ‘bulles.’ The lower cableway station is situated at the waterfront of Grenoble. Surprisingly, there is never a queue out there. … Read further

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Travelling to Rhone-Alpes - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Rhone-Alpes. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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