The Rhone-Alpes - something for everyone

« Back to Articles - Date Posted: 24/09/2013 2:27pm by Alison Cummings

The Rhone-Alpes is a huge region of France, located on the eastern border. Football enthusiasts, skiing enthusiasts, and people who love hiking, extreme sports, history and beautiful mountain scenery will fit perfectly into this region. A person could spend hours strolling the beautiful lakes, and taking in the fresh, clean air. Very easily accessible all year round, it is an ideal location to reach from England, or other countries in Europe. Food connoisseurs will be overwhelmed with choices of local salamis, cheeses and wines. The gastronomical centre of France, the dishes of the region will delight anyone. Warm summers and cool winters make this region very pleasant at any time of year, and with the temperatures varying throughout the mountain regions, there is something here for everyone. Sunny all year round, and dry in the south, it is easy to get around and experience all there there is to see in the Rhone-Alpes.

Gites in the Rhone-Alpes

The perfect way to enjoy all that the region has to offer. By staying in a gite, you can enjoy taking in the stunning Rhone-Alpes at your own pace. Rent a gite in the mountains and enjoy skiing and hiking, or stay at the foot of the hills and wonder around the picturesque lakes. Make the most of the kitchen in your gite, and try to recreate the fantastic cuisine that come from the region. Renting a gite in the Rhone-Alpes is perfect for culture and history enthusiasts. The city of Lyon has been marked a UNESCO World Heritage site and is famous for a festival of lights which takes place every December. Enjoy your days in endless gardens, cathedrals and museums and spend the evenings relaxing on the terrace of your rented gite and enjoying the stunning regional wines. If the history is too much to take in, then a stroll around the valleys, vineyards and lavender groves would be enough to relax anyone. Make yourself at home in a warm, friendly gite, and enjoy of all the facilities it has to offer. They will all be fitted with comfortable furnishings to help you to relax and enjoy your stay.

Chalets in the Rhone-Alpes

Renting a chalet in the Rhone-Alpes is the perfect way to make the most of the skiing opportunities in the region. The Alps are famous for their skiing slopes, and experienced or novice skiers can have an amazing time in this part of France. Instructors are available and it is easy to rent skis and equipment, and if you get tired of the slopes, there is options for paragliding, and mountain biking in the summer. 

Rent a gite in the Rhone-Alpes region of France for the perfect family holiday. Learn to ski, go canoeing on one of the many lakes and take in all the history that the region has to offer. The stunning scenery will never fail to impress, day after day, and the region is so versatile, it can keep you entertained for weeks. Whether you are renting a gite near Lyon, or a chalet on the slopes, there is definitely something here within everyone's budget.