Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is a large region in southeastern . It is popular with all kinds of visitors, from mountaineers and winter sports enthusiasts, to gastronomes, wine buffs, and those looking for a city break.

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consists of the small nook of France, bordering Switzerland, across Lake Geneva to the north, and Italy to the east. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of . Photo: Mrhugues, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the region that surrounds the city of in south-eastern , consisting of the departments of Ain, Loire, and Rhône plus the Lyon Metropolis, a "territorial collectivity" with the same powers as a department. Photo: Goudan07, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is an extensive region of central , belonging to the larger region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0 fr.


is a department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of . Photo: Samat, CC BY-SA 3.0.

are the two southernmost departments of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-central . Photo: Perreal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a massif of mountains and plateaus east of the Rhône Valley, between the valleys of the rivers Drôme and Isère, in the Rhône alpes region of . Photo: Philipendula, CC BY 2.5.


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