south of lake geneva (France)
The south shore of Lake Geneva, except at its eastern and western ends, belongs to neighbouring France. A mild Riviera atmosphere on the lakeshore, but the green hinterland rises steeply to the Western Alps.
Abondance (F)
Situated in the Haute-Savoie, 30 kilometres south of lake Geneva, Abondance is a mountain village where you'll have the holiday you always dreamt of. It is also the name of a variety of cows producing the famous Abondance cheese, a must-taste!
Annecy (F)
Situated on the shores of the eponymous lake, the little town of Annecy is a beautiful tourist destination, just a half-hour drive away from Geneva.
Avoriaz (F)
A car-free mountain resort in the French side of the Portes-du-Soleil ski area, near Morzine. Easily accessible from Thonon-les-Bains (Lake Geneva) or from the Geneva-Chamonix motorway.
Châtel (F)
One of the French resorts of the Portes du Soleil (a ski area ranking among the largest in the world with 650 km of marked pistes and 200 lifts, spread over 14 valleys in France and Switzerland).
Chamonix (F)
The starting point to discover the Mont-Blanc region, one of the most breathtaking areas of the Alps. It's also a crossroads between France, Italy and Switzerland.
Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval
A natural amphitheatre located in the Natural Reserve of Sixt, the Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (Horseshoe Circus) is a popular destination for some 500,000 visitors each year. Overcrowded but beautiful.
Evian-les-Bains (F)
A French spa town on the southern shore of Lake of Geneva, nestled between the lake and the Chablais Prealps, just in front of Lausanne.
Fer à Cheval-Sixt (F)
One of the most breathtaking places in the Alps: a stunning amphitheater of rock! An absolute must-visit in Haute-Savoie (France).
Habère-Poche (F)
High in the Vallée Verte (Green Valley), in Haute-Savoie, a small village in the heart of the French Chablais Prealps. An ideal starting point for hikes and gliding in this beautiful French region.
La Chapelle d´Abondance (F)
One of the French resorts of the Portes du Soleil (a ski area ranking among the largest in the world with 650 km of marked pistes and 200 lifts, spread over 14 valleys in France and Switzerland).
Morzine (F)
One of the French resorts of the Portes du Soleil (a ski area ranking among the largest in the world with 650 km of marked pistes and 200 lifts, spread over 14 valleys in France and Switzerland).
Novel (F)
Novel is a well-kept secret hidden in a valley above the lake of Geneva, on the border between Switzerland and France: a small village at the end of a mountain road starting from the French part of St-Gingolph. A must for nature and tranquillity lovers.
Samoëns (F)
Samoëns, in Haute-Savoie (French Alps) is a typical mountain village set in the broad valley of the upper Giffre river. Near the village is the stunning Cirque du Fer à Cheval, where grand cliffs form a horseshoe in front of the Dents Blanches mountain range.
Thonon-les-Bains (F)
A town located on the French shore of Lake Geneva (southern shore), in the north of Haute-Savoie, approximately in front of the Swiss town of Morges.
Yvoire (F)
A medieval bourg on the Southern shore of Lake Geneva with many elements of its 14th-century fortifications: castle, doors, ramparts... A modest fishing village at the beginning of the 20th century, Yvoire is now one of the most beautiful villages of France.
 
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