RHONE ALPES REGION MAP
Rhone Alpes, positioned in southeast France, and fronting the borders of Italy and Switzerland, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of France.With 8 natural parks, snow-covered mountains, and spectacular scenery in all directions, including the Mont Blanc area, the Rhone-Alpes is a must stop on any visit to France.
Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco in Italian) is the highest mountain in the Alps and in Western Europe. It stands 15,781 ft (4,810 m ) above sea level. The local town of Chamonix was the site of the first Winter Olympics, and during the winter months it's packed with skiers from around the world.