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Cuisine of Rhone-Alpes for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Lyon 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 a permanent venue for interesting culinary festivals. There are hundreds of great restaurants in it.
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
Cheese is the hallmark of the province, as local meadows are great for grazing. Local cheeses are cooked not only of cow’s milk, but also of goat's milk; the latter features a very spicy taste. Bleu de Gex, Picodon, Rigotte de Condrieu, Fourme de Montbrison and Bleu du Vercors-Sassenage are just some of delicious varieties of cheese that are certainly worth to try.
Local cheese is widely used by chefs to cook national branded treats. One of the simplest examples of cheese dish is a Savoyard sandwich, tartine savoyarde. Besides flavored cheese, it consists of prunes and smoked brisket; sandwich turns to be incredibly tasty and hearty. Boiled potatoes in their skins are served with a special cheese dressing, called Berthoud. The dressing is cooked with addition of pepper, garlic and white wine; that’s also a typical Savoyard delicacy. Copyright
The Rhone-Alpes region is known, first and foremost, to fans of skiing. It is an ideal place for fans of active holidays. It has got its name in honor of outstanding natural sites, majestic … Open
Each region of this picturesque province is famous for its unique dishes. Travelers visiting Lyon would be impressed by a decent selection of deli meats. The most popular local dish is pied de cochon farci, stuffed pork hoof; this national dish has been cooked following same recipes for many hundreds of years. Those preferring more simple and affordable meal would like Lyons sausage, cervelas lyonnais en brioche, baked in pastry.
Lyon In Ardèche they cook pork in a different way; the most popular meat treat here is caillettes de Chabeuil. Dauphine is famous for its delicious meat cooked in clay pots; this culinary masterpiece is called ‘potée dauphinoise.’ The dish is a bit like its Russian counterpart; meat is long stewed in the oven and turns out very juicy and tender. Diots de Savoie au vin blanc, sausages fried in white wine, are popular in Savoy. All the dishes of the region are very hearty and high in calories. It’s simply impossible to imagine a better food for residents of mountains.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Rhone-Alpes and surroundings

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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Rhone-Alpes
♥   Restaurant 'La Poste' Autrans. Type - Traditional cuisine. 7.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Les Tilleuls' Autrans. Type - Modern cuisine. 7.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Tivollière' ST MARCELLIN. Type - Modern cuisine. 10.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   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
♥   Restaurant 'L’Atelier des Gourmets' Seyssins. Type - Modern cuisine. 19.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Badine' Grenoble. Type - Modern cuisine. 20.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique sights around Rhone-Alpes

Le Palais Ideal

From the series “The Most Wonderful Castles and Palaces”
After completion of the palace building, Cheval organized the excursions. He spent most of the money earned on building the mausoleum. Later it became the crypt of the humble Briefträger, which became known world-wide thanks to its strange and bold dream. Although the palace looks very brittle from the outside, it can be used as a residence. Its interior is made of stone and small shells. In some rooms, even the whimsical chandeliers were preserved from small shells made by the palace owner. … Read further

La Grave Resort

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
Usually the followers of the extreme descent climb up to the glacier La Meije and choose one of the downhill routes. Without exception, all the slopes are characterized by the numerous sharp rocks, stones and cracks. La Grave will please the experienced athletes not only thanks to the variety of difficult slopes, but also because of the absence of ski beginners. The inexperienced athletes are extremely rare guests of the health resort. La Grave is still rarely visited by tourists with the children. Here you can sharpen your own championship on the first-class ski slopes, watch the other experienced skiers or take some lessons from the highly qualified trainers. … Read further
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Thailand Relaxes Its COVID-19 Policy

New Year events in Thailand are likely to bring more people this year because everyone is tired of lockdowns and craving normal life. Many tourists, who book hotels in Pattaya, Krabi, or Phuket for the holiday season, also want to participate. As champagne has become an essential drink for New Year celebrations, the question regarding alcohol consumption comes to mind. The government allowed serving alcoholic drinks during the New Year countdown but only open-air cafes and restaurants with good ventilation will be permitted to do this until 1 am on 1 January 2022. This rule is nationwide. Read this


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