France - French Alps & The Jura Mountains (PDF Chapter)

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The Alps and the Jura mountains are places where superlatives fail: colossal peaks thrusting upward into cobalt-blue skies, crevasse-fissured glaciers, tumbling crystal-clear rivers, sapphire lakes, and mountain passes blocked by snow for nine months a year.

  • try, just try, to ski all the terrain at the vast, international ski area of Portes du Soleil
  • maps
  • explore stately Annecy’s medieval lanes, strongholds and crystal-clear waters
  • transport
  • hike up to turquoise Lac Blanc for a breathtaking view of the Mont Blanc massif
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Best Places to Sleep, Savoy, Chamonix, Megève & St-Gervais, Les Portes du Soleil, Évian-les-Bains, Annecy, Chambéry, Around Chambéry, Les Trois Vallées, Val d’Isère, Parc National de la Vanoise, Dauphiné, Grenoble, Around Grenoble, Les Deux Alpes, Alpe d’Huez, Bourg d’Oisans, Briançon, The Jura Mountains, Besançon, Southwest of Besançon, Belfort, Parc Naturel Régional du Haut-Jura, Métabief & around, When to Go.

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