The Rhone Alpes is a great place to take a ski holiday. But you there is more to do than just skiing. This popular tourist resort is located in a region of France famous for food and wine. There are local vineyards to explore. You could also try eating some world famous truffles. The Rhone Alpes is a perfect example of all that is good about French cuisine. The region is world renowned for making cheese and smoked meats and sausages. The fresh mountain air of the Rhone Alpes will make you hungry. So make the most of the many restaurants and cafes that can be found. You can afford to eat here without worrying about gaining weight. The healthy diet, mountain air and many sporting activities will help you burn off those calories. So sit back and enjoy your Fondue.
This mountainous region is popular with tourists because of the number of different sporting activities that can be found here. You can go mountain climbing or hill walking if you like dry land. For those who prefer water sports you can enjoy canoeing or kayaking in many different locations. Cycling is also very popular here. Some stages of the Tour de France pass through here. The hills and mountains are good training for professional cyclists. For the novices there are long flat sections of road that pass through beautiful countryside. There are even a number of world class golf courses to challenge you too. Fishing is also very popular here during the summer months. This is why the region is so popular with tourists all year long.
We have a wide range of Rhone Alpes holiday rentals for you to choose from. You can book a riverside apartment close to water sports facilities. There are self catering Rhone Alpes chalets located near to the best ski runs in the region. Or for those who would like to experience the rustic nature of France.
You can rent a traditional hillside cottage or farmhouse and watch the sun set over stunning scenery. All of our holiday home rents are booked directly from the owner. This means that you cut out the middleman. This in turn reduces the price of your Rhone Alpes holiday accommodation and gives you more money to enjoy.
The Rhone Alpes are famous for skiing. There are over 180 ski resorts across fifteen mountains. The main ski resorts open from November to around mid May. This is the snow season in the Rhone Alpes. You can rent self catering chalets in Chamonix or use townhouse holiday rentals in Haute Savoie. You even stay in a traditional chateaux with stunning views in Alpe d´Huez. This region is very popular with skiers. There are ski competions here. Snowboarding is also very popular too. The Rhone Alpes provides some of the best snow conditions for snowboarding. There are even international snowboarding competitions held here every year.
At night the resorts come alive. Apres ski is enjoyed by everyone. The ski resorts easily cope with the many tourists. There are many international restaurants. These serve everything from traditional French cuisine to Chinese food. Food lovers will find everything they need here. There a mnay different types of bars and nightclubs for you to enjoy. Whatever your tipple or choice of music the Rhone Alpes apres ski scene will deliver what you want. Just make sure that you don´t party all night and miss the following day!
The region is very easily accessible from the UK and Ireland. Many of the main international airports in Britain and Ireland fly here on a daily basis. You can even travel here by car or train using the Channel Tunnel. Some people enjoy the journey as much as the holiday. Travelling from the north west of France through Paris to the eastern region of the Rhone Alpes is a holiday in itself. You will see all manner of amazing scenery and landmarks. Just don´t forget to take your camera.
The Rhone Alpes region of France has welcomed tourists for many years. It has lots of French holiday rental accommodation. Choose from studios, apartments and villas. Or take advantage of duplexes and townhouses. If you prefer a rural setting. Book gites, farmhouses or a chateaux. You really wil find perfect holiday accommodation facilities. Our range of vacation accommodation here also includes bed and breakfast accommodation. You can go skiing for the day and not have to worry about cooking. When you return to your accommodation there will be some hot French food to warm you up after all that cold mountain air.
Bed and breakfasts offer great French hospitality with opportunity to put your feet up!
With all this on offer here it is no surprise that it is so popular. Our range of self catering facilities in the region caters for the tastes of everyone. So whether you want to ski, fish or simply unwind we are sure that we have the correct accommodation for you. Take the time to find the perfect accommodation for you. Then get ready to have a great time in the stunning Rhone Alpes region this year.