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Printable maps of Rhone-Alpes

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Rhone-Alpes

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Rhone-Alpes with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Rhone-Alpes area

This Rhone-Alpes map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Rhone-Alpes and surroundings

France - moving around the country

In France, buses are considered to be an excellent means of transportation, not only for intercity travel, but also for intra-city travel. In large cities, you will find almost at every stop a timetable which indicates the time of departure of the train you are boarding as well as other departed trains. Prices for trips vary based on the destination and season. It should be noted that in different regions there are separate transport network of buses or trams, with each having its own unique pricing system. You can buy tickets from the driver or in the newspaper kiosks. Please note that in the capital of France you can move about by using underground trains. The Metropolitan has 17 main branches that connect all areas of Paris, as well as 5 suburban branches that go beyond the capital. … Open

Nature and parks of France

Between Grenoble, Briancon and Gap is the national park of Ecrins, in the territory of which there are at once 3 four-thousandths - Barre-des-Ecrins, Dome de Neige des Ecrins and Peak Lorik. The area of the park is occupied by pine and oak forests, alpine meadows; glaciers are located on the hills. There are more than 30 trails laid in the park which are in excellent condition. On the island of Corsica is the Kalanka National Park. It is a deep valley filled with the sea. The valley is surrounded by orange and pink rocks, which spectacularly rise above the sea line at an altitude of about 300 meters. The rocks were heavily eroded, and therefore took quite original and unusual forms. This unique and incredibly beautiful landscape is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. … Open

Photogallery of Rhone-Alpes sights

Our guide to Rhone-Alpes

Cultural excursion through Rhone-Alpes - things to see

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 and beautiful river Rhone and scenic Alps. The region is rich in natural objects and cultural heritage. The main city of the province is Lyon; exploring its attractions would take more than one day. The historic center of Lyon … Open

Attractions and active leisure

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, … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

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. Cheese is the hallmark of the province, as local meadows are great for grazing. Local cheeses are cooked not only of … Open

Traditions and mentality of Rhone-Alpes

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 December, Lyon hosts an annual festival of lights; it was first held in 1852. The history of this symbolic celebration is very interesting. In the mid19th century the new gilded statue of the Virgin Mary was installed in the town; … Open

Travel guide to Rhone-Alpes

However, the resort is popular all year round. In summer, the choice of entertainments is huge too. In summer, the visitors of the resort can walk here, admire fabulous landscapes, and see local nature attractions. In the mountains, there are several districts for mountaineering and paragliding. Courchevel is perfect for peaceful recreation, there are luxurious spa centers and resort hotels. The resort also offers … Open

Advices for travellers

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. … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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