Be there! do that! in Alpes Mont Blanc
BE THERE! IN ALPES MONT BLANC
The picturesque Alpes Mont Blanc region provides you many inspirations to
plan a delightful sojourn. While Lyon tempts with its gastronomy, Annecy lures
you with picture-perfect landscapes. Go onwards and upwards to Chamonix
Mont-Blanc for some alpine fun!
DO THAT! IN ALPES MONT BLANC
Take on a discovery of Lyon’s exquisite collection of Renaissance buildings
that does justice to its UNESCO World Heritage Site distinction.
Pay a visit to iconic Fourvière Basilica and the La Croix Rousse quarter
home to silk-weavers’ workshops.
Spend a leisurely afternoon discovering Old Lyon with its traboules, or hidden passageways.
Enjoy simulating experiences at the I-Way that offers 18 driving simulators
for a thrilling racing experience!
Discover the magical world of cinema with a visit to the Institut Lumière
and learn about the fascinating history of the Lumière brothers.
Take on a visit of the 12th century Palais de l’Isle, which is an island
fortress in the River Thiou and offers splendid views of the Old Town.
Enjoy a leisurely cruise on the Annecy Lake or choose from a host of
aquatic activities by the lake such as swimming, sailing, parasailing and
diving to add a bit of adventure to your agenda.
Discover charming Talloires that is located at the foot of the highest peak
around the lake. This elegant village entices you with its local sightseeing
and a host of activities ranging from tennis and golf to adventure trails…
Visite the coveted Aiguille du Midi peak located at 3842 metres above sea
level. Enjoy its attraction “A Step into the Void”, an ingenious glass
overhanging offering sweeping views of the majestic Mont Blanc range.
Enjoy a charming railway ride to the Mer de Glace,France's largest glacier
offering panoramic vistas of alpine peaks.
ON YOUR PLATE
For several centuries Lyon, capital of Rhône-Alpes, has been known as the
French capital of gastronomy with famous Michelin starred restaurants situated
in the city.
Wine aficionados should include a visit to the Beaujolais area, to the
north of Lyon which is recognised worldwide for its wine-related name – indeed
wine production is a major industry in the area and boasts of 12 main
appellations covering 96 wine-producing villages and including ten famous
“crus” in the Côtes du Rhône area. Enjoy a wine tasting session in one of the
many Chateaux in this region.