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Hiking in the mountains

The relatively accessible mountains of the Rhône Alpes region attract many tourists looking for recreational activities and relaxation.

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By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

Discover Mountains

The mountains are an excellent playground, both in summer and winter. Portes du Soleil (12 resorts including Morzine and Avoriaz), Espace Killy (between Tignes and Val d'Isère), Les Trois Vallées, La Grande Plagne, Les Deux-Alpes, etc.
The region has the largest skiable area in the world! In summer, come explore the thousands of miles of marked trails in the Vanoise, Chartreuse and Vercors Natural Parks.

Chamonix Guides' Company
Maison de la Montagne
190 Place de l'Eglise - 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Tel: +33 (0)4 50 53 00 88

Website: http://www.chamonix-guides.eu/

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Mountains , Between the pool and the mountain , France
Between the pool and the mountain

Both in summer and winter, mountains and swimming pools prove to be the key tourist attractions.

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Mountains , Winter sports in the Rhône Alpes region , France
Winter sports in the Rhône Alpes region

The Rhône Alpes boasts the world's largest skiable area.

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Mountains , Downhill cross-country skiing , France
Downhill cross-country skiing

The Rhône Alpes region has 150 winter sports resorts, which account for 80% of winter tourism activity in France.

© Igor Lubinetsky / EASYVOYAGE
Mountains , The exhilaration of mountain paragliding , France
The exhilaration of mountain paragliding

Hiking and skiing are not the only activities that draw tourists to the mountains; paragliding and climbing also prove very popular.

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