Alps

The French Alps cover a large arc in the South-Eastern part of the country and span across several administrative regions: Rhône Alpes and PACA (Provence, Alps, Côte d'Azur).
So far, we have stayed three times in this region, visiting part of Vercors, the Mont Blanc area and the region of Briançon, along the Italian border.

Dauphiné

 Dauphiné

Dauphiné is a former independant province of the French Alps, located along the italian border. The original state was established during the Holy Roman Empire and retained some autonomy from...

Savoy

 Savoy

Savoy was an independant territory from the 11th to the 19th century. To defend itself againts France, this mountainous region built a number of forts along the border. In 1860 a plebiscite was...