Rhone-Alpes is a nature lover’s paradise year-round, thanks to its alpine peaks, miles of hiking trails, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and dormant volcanoes. The region is best known for being home to nearly 200 world-class ski resorts, but it offers plenty of things to see and do during summer as well.

Bordering Switzerland and Italy in southwest France, Rhone-Alpes has 2 national parks, 9 regional parks and 49 natural reserves. It’s also a favourite holiday destination for food and wine lovers – there are around 10 origin-protected vineyards and 20 Michelin-starred restaurants spread across the region.

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