Vosges sandstone: the Rhineland’s emblematic stone

Do you know what Strasbourg Cathedral, the Lion of Belfort, Haut-Kœnigsbourg Castle, the Main Post Office in Metz and the Imperial Cathedral in Speyer have in common? Vosges ... lire plus !

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The fabulous onion dome steeples of Savoy

They are a characteristic part of the landscape of Savoy and give a resolutely cheerful and baroque touch to the background of snow-capped mountains. The onion dome steeples ... lire plus !

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What are the most beautiful villages of Savoie?

Let’s discover together the most beautiful villages of Savoie, from the north to the south of the province. From the flowery villages on the shores of Lake Geneva ... lire plus !

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A stroll through the market in Annecy

This is one of the most typical markets in the Savoy region. Three times a week, the arcaded streets of the old town, paved and coloured, welcome the ... lire plus !

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15 sites to discover around Annecy

Is it necessary to present Annecy and its lake with emerald waters in which the Alps are reflected? This tourist mecca in Savoie is indeed surprisingly charming and ... lire plus !

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Take the French Alps Quiz

Find out more about the French Alps on the blog… Who knows: you might get some answers for the quiz! ... lire plus !

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Discover the Formidable Fortified Town of Briançon

An imposing citadel on a rocky outcrop in a spectacular setting of high mountain peaks… this is the fortified town of Briançon. And it hardly leaves anyone indifferent! ... lire plus !

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Discover Val Thorens, Europe’s highest ski resort!

At the very end of the Belleville valley lies the stunning domain of Val Thorens. Built above the tree line, “Val Tho” or simply “VT” is surrounded by a ... lire plus !

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What it’s like to ride the La Plagne Bobsleigh?

To start the winter season off in style we were given the opportunity to do something that’s really incredible, maybe a once in a lifetime experience…. the La ... lire plus !

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Mont Pourri, Savoie’s third highest peak

The Mont Pourri is a mountain situated in the French Alps. At an altitude reaching 3,779 m (12,398 ft) above sea-level, it is the second highest peak of the ... lire plus !

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