Rhone-Alpes

Travel Ideas for Rhone-Alpes France

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City Break Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Rhone-Alpes

A walking tour of Vieux Lyon, France

A walking tour of Vieux Lyon is a glimpse of a medieval town that was not given the 19th-century makeover the French capital received (essentially to enhance authorities’ ability to control crowds and impose anti-revolutionary measures). Make a walking tour a priority when planning things to do in Lyon! In […]

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France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italian Alps & Dolomiti Mountains, Italy, Rhone-Alpes, Slovenia, Switzerland

A guide to planning a hike in the European Alps

It’s that time of year again – I’m planning a hike in the European Alps, that incredible theme park for lovers of alpine trekking. After tackling the Tour du Mont Blanc in recent summers I was a bit worried that I wouldn’t be able to find another Europe hike to […]

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City Break Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Rhone-Alpes, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

A tour of the Beaujolais wine region in France

Espace des Vins du BeaujolaisI spent a lovely day exploring the Beaujolais wine region during my recent trip to Lyon, in the Rhone department of France. Beaujolais is made up of picturesque rolling hills covered with vines and there are plenty of delightful caves for wine tasting. People have been making […]

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Adventure Travel Ideas, France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italian Alps & Dolomiti Mountains, Italy, Rhone-Alpes

Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc: Elisabetta to Bonhomme

The morning views on departing Rifugio Elisabetta as my Tour du Mont Blanc hike continued were spectactular. As forecast, the weather was closing in but there was still a bit of sunshine breaking through and turning the braided waterways of the Lac Combal to molten silver. The TMB day between […]

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