OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

Photogallery of Rhone-Alpes, France

Isère @ Grenoble
Isère @ Grenoble by *_* @flickr
Yvoire by Nouhailler @flickr
Rhone-Alpes by Damouns @flickr
Lyon by Nouhailler @flickr
Lyon by Nouhailler @flickr
Lyon by Nouhailler @flickr
Lyon by Nouhailler @flickr
Lac Pormenaz - Rhone-Alpes
Lac Pormenaz - Rhone-Alpes by Nouhailler @flickr
Rhône-Alpes, Château le Combet, La Répara-Auriples, Drôme
Rhône-Alpes, Château le Combet, La Répara-Auriples, Drôme by Toprural @flickr
Rhone-Alpes - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6

Top sigths of France

Tourists with children are recommended to visit Paris Disneyland. This is a large entertainment complex, which territory is divided into several themed zones. Thrilling rides, characters from favourite fairy tales and cartoons, movie theatres, shops and cafes await visitors in every park zone. It is also possible to see main places of interest in France during a cruise on Seine. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Rhone-Alpes

Cuisine and top restaurants

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 … Open

Traditions and mentality of Rhone-Alpes

In the mid19th century the new gilded statue of the Virgin Mary was installed in the town; locals couldn’t manage to sanctify it due to the bad weather. Thus, they decided to hold their own sanctification, so, after nightfall, they set lamps in their windows. Flashing lights were kind of tribute to the religious shrine. A good tradition was caught on and, since 1852, a symbolic event was held every year … 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

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

Cultural excursion through Rhone-Alpes - things to see

The historic center of Lyon is a cultural object of world scale; monuments of the Roman Empire have survived on its territory. The most attractive places to walk are Presqu'ile, Croix-Rousse and Vieux Lyon. Beautiful historic buildings situated in them are simply amazing. In Vieux Lyon you can see priceless architectural monuments of the Renaissance. Today, many historic buildings house elite restaurants, shops and … Open

Search touristic sights on the map of Rhone-Alpes

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Touristic areas
Attraction parks
Aqua parks
Train stations
Bus stations
Fuel stations
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Photogalleries of neighbours of Rhone-Alpes - 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.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | About us
Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018