The Rhône-Alpes region borders Italy and Switzerland to the east, Provence to the south, and Burgundy to the north. It is a wild and a very beautiful part of France. Visitors are attracted by the scenery and the chance to enjoy outdoor activities in the mountains and around the lakes.
Your starting city is Lyon, the capital of the Rhone-Alpes region, and an important French city. It is the third largest city in France and an important cultural and historical center.
One of the highlights to any visitor to the region is Annecy, situated on scenic Lake Annecy, a must see to the region. And of course any visitor to this region are the alpine towns of Chamonix and Megève.