Built in the 12th century overlooking Lake Bourget, Hautecombe Abbey is the final resting place of Savoy royalty.
THE MER DE GLACE
The Montenvers rack railway takes you from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to the largest glacier in France.
THE ESSEILLON FORTS
In the Maurienne, the Esseillon stronghold is made up of five forts representing the particular history of the area.
With its canals decorated with flowers irrigated directly with the pure lake water, Annecy lives up to its nickname, the ‘Venice of the Alps’.
Sober on the outside, the baroque churches and chapels in the Savoie and Haute-Savoie hold an explosion of golds and colours on the inside.
THE FER À CHEVAL CORRIE
The natural Fer à Cheval corrie in the Sixt Valley has close to 30 waterfalls cascading over its cliffs in the springtime.
Covered alleys and old, brightly painted mansions decorate the city of the Dukes of Savoy.
VANOISE NATIONAL PARK
Created in 1963, the first French national park is home to abundant, protected flora and fauna
CHÂTEAU DE MENTHON-SAINT-BERNARD
The same family has lived in the castle thought to be the inspiration for Walt Disney’s fairy tales for over a thousand years.