Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

A collection of destinations!

Published date: 08 septembre 2016

The Auvergne–Rhône-Alpes region offers a collection of destinations to satisfy every taste, including Lyon, France’s second largest city, Mont-Blanc, the roof of Europe, the Ardèche and Drôme regions, both reminiscent of Provence, the Auvergne with its immense tracts of land and range of dormant volcanoes.  In the winter months, the famous ski resorts of the Alps attract tourists from around the world : Chamonix, Courchevel, Megève, Méribel, Val d’Isère, Val Thorens, etc…

The 7 Michelin 3* chefs in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes :

  • Paul Bocuse in Lyon

  • Georges Blanc in Vonnas (Ain)

  • Michel Troisgros in Roanne (Loire),

  • Anne-Sophie Pic in Valence (Drome)

  • Emmanuel Renaut in Megève

  • René and Maxime Meilleur in Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

  • Régis Marcon in Saint Bonnet-le-froid

The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region has 4 major UNESCO sites:

  • The city of Lyon, 2000 years of history which can be seen in its Renaissance district and the Presqu’île
  • Le Corbusier’s architecture, two outstanding sites in the region : Firminy and the Couvent de la Tourette
  • The Chauvet Cave, with its rock paintings, listed by UNESCO since June 2014, where you can visit the replica cave

  • The Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, including the cathedral at Puy-en-Velay and Notre Dame du Port church at Clermont Ferrand