Thanks to its outstanding natural, historical and cultural assets Rhône-Alpes has established an international reputation as a prime tourist destination. Mountains are obviously the region’s main force of attraction, for both winter sports and summer leisure activities. Water is a precious resource too, encouraging the development of spas and river holidays.
Rhône-Alpes has a huge variety of tourist attractions. With almost 200 ski resorts, it is home to a large proportion of France’s skiing centers. But it also boasts a number of famous spas and superb lakes, several of them ringed by mountains. Visitors on short-breaks to this city will find an impressive range of artistic, historic and religious sights of interest. Business travel benefits from the favourable environment and a high concentration of amenities.