Things to do


Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

Take a break on top of the Alps in Auvergne-Rhône-Alps

Don’t go getting a dose of the blues this winter – get away from it all and reach for the sky in the Alps! The wide-ranging landscapes and breath-taking panoramas of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alps are sure to leave you wanting more!

Whether you’re into godille skiing or schuss is more your thing, you’ll love hitting the many pistes dotted around the region. And don’t worry, there is something for everyone, and everyone will find the right fit, whether it’s snowshoeing, dog sledding or hiking – a whole host of activities, in short, to ensure you’ll have an unforgettable stay in the great outdoors… never forgetting that the atmosphere inside will always be warm and cosy! And the winter sports here will delight long-time enthusiasts just as much as novices.

Reinvigorate yourself, taking in a breath of fresh air in the Massif Central or Alps and savouring the peace and quiet of the region’s vast expanses. The more adventurous among you will delight in the 1,000-metre high suspended glass cabin with spectacular views of the Alpes Mont-Blanc from the Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix. Thrills galore – guaranteed!

Once night has fallen, throw off your shoes and snuggle up by the fire surrounded by family and friends. And why not indulge in some local culinary specialties, with cheese usually reigning supreme? After all, it’s well known that a little exertion should always be followed by a spot of pleasure!

Whether you come to the region to enjoy the good life or in search of thrills, there’s no doubt that you’ll find happiness on the snowy peaks of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, so make tracks!

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