The Rough Guide Snapshot to the Alps and the Franche-Comté is the ultimate travel guide to this rugged, mountainous region in the southeast of France. It guides you through the area with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights, attractions and sporting activities, from hitting the slopes in some of the world’s most famous ski resorts and chilling out in laidback Annecy with its gorgeous lakeside setting to hiking the highest Alpine peaks during the summer months and rocking out at the relaxed Eurockéennes festival. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you have the most memorable possible, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. Also included is the Basics section from The Rough Guide to France, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around the country, including transport, food, drink, costs, health and festivals.
Also published as part of The Rough Guide to France.
Full coverage: Grenoble, Chartreuse massif, Briançon, Parc National des Écrins, Gap, Chambéry, Les Trois Vallées, Annecy, Mont Blanc, Chamonix, Lake Geneva, Besançon, Lons-le-Saunier, Région des Lacs, Belfort
(Equivalent printed page extent 94 pages).