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City break in Rhone-Alpes. Active leisure ideas for Rhone-Alpes - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Many travelers associate this picturesque province primarily with high-class ski resorts. This is a real attraction for fans of skiing, snowboarding and other winter activities. This is where the world- famous ski resort of Courchevel with its elite hotels and entertainment centers is situated. Beautiful Mont Blanc is a world famous natural landmark; it never ceases to attract climbers from all over the world. Scenic alpine forests remain a favorite destination among fans of ecotourism.
Rhone-Alpes region is famous for its magnificent nature; even its name derives from its natural attractions, the Rhone River and the Alps. The tourism industry is well-developed; local … Open
The ski area of ​​the province consists of four major pistes, among which there is the most famous Three Valleys area. Besides Courchevel, there are resorts of La Tania, Méribel-Mottaret, Brides- les-Bains, Orelle and Les Menuires. Three Valleys’ rivals are Espace Killy, Paradiski and the Portes du Soleil. It’s worth noting that the local ski area will impress both experienced athletes and beginners; some resorts are ideally equipped for a family holiday.
The region has two large thermal spas, Evian-les-Bains and Aix-les-Bains. Based near healing hot springs, they can offer their guests not only a wide range of wellness services, but also everything necessary for outdoor activities. There are also swimming pools and sports centers, prestigious restaurants and entertainment venues. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The picturesque region is famous not only for its unique nature, but also for exceptional culinary traditions. One of the largest gastronomic centers of the country is Lyon; the city became … Open
The Rhone-Alpes province features two fabulously beautiful nature reserves, Vanoise and Ecrins. Hiking tours for holidaymakers are arranged all year round. Those who wouldn’t feel enough of these natural attractions are recommended to visit local scenic parks. The region is rich in awesome rivers and lakes, which are the most attractive places for recreation among the fans of beach activities. Annecy, Lehman, Bourget and beautiful Lake Geneva are well known to travelers who prefer a relaxing stay in a beautiful area. Those who wish to devote much of their time to shopping trips are advised to visit Lyon. It will appeal not only to fans of shopping, but also to gourmets, as there are hundreds of upscale restaurants in the city.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Rhone-Alpes and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Rhone-Alpes
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Chartreuse' , 34.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Vercors' , 34.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Pilat' , 72.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Massif des Bauges' , 78.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Baronnies provençales' , 85.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Rhone-Alpes
♥   Amusement park 'Walibi Rhône-Alpes' Les Avenières, 51 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Aérocity Parc' Aubenas, 110.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Touro Parc' Romanèche-Thorins, 124.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Rhone-Alpes
♥   Restaurant 'La Ferme du Bois Barbu' Villard-de-Lans. Type - Traditional cuisine. 13.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Café Brochier' Saint-Julien-en-Vercors. Type - Traditional cuisine. 13.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Doline' Villard-de-Lans. Type - Creative. 13.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Palégrié' Corrençon-en-Vercors. Type - Modern cuisine. 16.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Auberge de l’Abbaye' ST ANTOINE. Type - Modern cuisine. 18.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Rhone-Alpes from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Gouffre Berger

From the series “Largest and Most Branched Caves on Earth”
The cave structure is incredibly complicated from a technical point of view. To get up from their deepest pit to the surface of the earth, the researchers need at least 15 hours. The main danger for the scientists is the sudden flood, which has cost 5 researchers. This is why Gouffre Berger is often referred to as a killer cave. One can not predict when and where in the cave will be flooded. At present the researchers know 9 natural inputs into the cave, which look as a vertical column with the average depth of 300 meters. … Read further

Grenoble Bastille

From the series “The Longest Ski-Lifts and Cable Trams in the World”
In 1976, under guidance of engineer and architect Denis Creissels the cable car has significantly changed its appearance. Standard passenger cars were replaced with original spherical cabins, designed for six passengers. Transparent gondolas made of durable plexiglass allowed enjoying panorama of the city. Despite the fact that the opening of the cable car took a very long time, it features lots of technical advantages. … Read further
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If you want to enjoy a panorama of Bergen and take memorable photographs, the Floban Funicular will take you to a mountain above the city. The ride lasts only 8 minutes, after which you will see the entire Bergen behind your feet. Don’t leave this hospitable city without exploring its popular attractions such as the Bergen Castle and fish market. Read this

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City break ideas for neighbours of Rhone-Alpes

Guide to your best city break in Rhone-Alpes - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Rhone-Alpes - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Rhone-Alpes?' disappears immediately.
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