Rhône Alpes

Located between Paris and the French Riviera, on the borders of Switzerland and Italy, the Rhône-Alpes region is at the crossroads of Europe. This is the second region of metropolitan France in terms of area, population and economy. Some unique sites such as Mont Blanc and the Ardèche gorges, are assets for this region offers a variety of landscapes: high mountains, vineyards, valleys and vast river plains. The Rhône-Alpes region and its tourism sites the Rhône-Alpes region has the second largest territory of the regions of France: there are thus an impressive landscape diversity. To the west, the Massif Central presents its inaccessible terrain, while in the south Ardèche attracts many visitors in its gorges that wind mountainside. While to the east, the Alps begin to rise in Savoy, culminating in the Mont Blanc at 4800 m altitude. Furthermore, its many spas including Aix-les-Bains, and ski resorts such as Chamonix and the Alpe d'Huez are considered. It is also ranked as 6th European region. It borders French regions Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Languedoc-Roussillon, Auvergne, Burgundy and Franche-Comte, the Italian regions of Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta and the Swiss cantons of Vaud, Valais and Geneva. Between these mountains has widened the valley> Rhône, crossed by the eponymous river. from north to south, the landscapes of the Beaujolais vineyards vary the first scrub and olive trees before the Provence. in addition to the Rhone, the Loire, the Saone, and Drôme other rivers cross the region. Many villages, but also cities with significant heritage are exploring: Grenoble, Valence, Chambéry, Saint-Etienne and Lyon, the former capital city became the center of which is c

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