Snowy peaks, Olympic skiing, fields of lavender, rushing rivers, medieval castles and lively cities; the Rhône-Alps seems to have the best of all worlds. Rolling down from the Alpine peaks along the Italian and Swiss borders, this region spills into the golden fields of Provence and the meandering alleyways of Grenoble, Lyon and Saint-Etienne.
The Rhône-Alps region borders Burgundy and Franche-Comté to the north, Auvergne to the west and Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur to the south. Originally settled by the Gauls, this region has flourished throughout the centuries, producing industrious cities nestled into the beautiful surroundings. Rhône-Alps is a varied delight of vineyards, wild lakes, lavender fields, eight national parks, gentle valleys, olive groves and some of the highest peaks in the world.
Come to the Rhone-Alps for the mountains, which provide exquisite destinations for year-round adventures. Found in the rugged Savoie department, the highest peak in Europe, Mont Blanc, is home to luxury resorts and gorgeous villas in Chamonix and Megève. Skiers, snowboarders, hikers and even bikers (following the Tour de France route!) alike will discover challenging trails, incredible slopes and some of the best vistas of the startling landscape in Savoie. Other top resorts in Rhône-Alps include Meribel, Tignes, Val d'Isere and Courchevel.
Aside from the wild mountains, a luxury vacation in Rhône-Alps includes the gorgeous shores of Lake Geneva and the incredible scenery found in the sprawling city of Lyon and its surrounding towns. Don't miss the chance to dine at some of the finest establishments in the world in Lyon and Grenoble. Stop in the smaller villages for a truly delightful spread of fresh cheeses and local wines. When you think of French cuisine, you think of the incredible meals presented at every table in the Rhône-Alps.
This elegant and luxury Chamonix chalet combines contemporary French Alpine architecture and design with the practical necessities for weekly high-end rentals for both summer and winter.
This Chalet rental in Chamonix has a sumptuous indoor swimming pool and spa area which is very rare to be [...]
One of the oldest farmhouses in Chamonix refurbished into a 5-star Chamonix chalet with a high standard mix of rustic and modern styles and equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.
This chalet rental in Chamonix boasts of ample social spaces which makes the chalet an ideal getaway for families [...]
Courchevel 1850 is synonymous with luxury and is home to some of the very finest chalets in the Alps. This Courchevel 1850 Chalet completed for the winter 2009 season is one of the most lushcious Chalets in the area.
The top floor of the chalet in Courchevel 1850 is dedicated to a large open plan [...]
This amazing and charming luxury ski chalet is a charming alpine farm located near the town of St Foy in the Tarentaise Valley.
The chalet is nestled above the trees which provides guests with stunning views of the imposing mountains and local ski areas. This is an ideal accommodation for a large [...]
The Chalet oozes charm from the moment you enter the chalet. The chalet is a unique gem sleeping eight in four fabulous bedrooms with the possibility of sleeping six more guests in the adjoining apartment.
It is a beautiful free standing chalet situated in the heart of Meribel. Stone clad and [...]
The warm and friendly chalet boasts a perfect position on a hill so with stunning views over Morzine and the surrounding area, and just a 10 minute walk into the town centre therefore peaceful but very convenient. There is also a free bus stop just 150m from the chalet. Morzine can be found within [...]
Chalet Fines roches is a splendid chalet located just a 10 minute walk from Morzine´s town center allowing for easy access to both the town´s gondola ski lifts and all other amenities. Morzine can be found within the prestigious Portes du Soleil resort, a unique area covering 12 linked resorts [...]
For a top ski vacation home, this is the perfect Chamonix chalet rental for two couples or a group of friends. With stunning views and luxurious facilities, this chalet rental in Chamonix offers private chef services, in-resort Land Rover Defender and drivers, ski lessons and more - all you have to [...]
Ideally located in Courchevel 1850, close to the ski lifts, this luxurious chalet welcomes up to 10 people. It has 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. You will appreciate its large living room extended onto the spacious terrace, and the spa center with 2 Jacuzzis and steam
Benefiting from an ideal location in Courchevel 1850, this luxurious chalet will seduce you by its comfort and design. It is composed of 5 bedrooms all equipped with their own bathroom, a fully fitted American kitchen, a large living room with a fireplace and many high-tech furnishings.
For your [...]
Prestigious apartment located at Sainte-Foy in Tarentaise. Roomy and with all modern comfort, Love Stone is in direct connection with the relaxation living room and its fireplace, a heated covered swimming pool, hammams, saunas and jacuzzi.
It is located in an authentic and preserved setting, with [...]
This luxurious chalet for 10 persons with a traditional alpine exterior will seduce you by its chic and contemporary interior. It is very luminous and the rooms were built around a vast central mezzanine level.
This chalet has 5 bedrooms all with their own bathroom, a very nice fully equipped [...]
This wonderful high standing apartment is entirely equipped for 6 persons. It is composed of 2 bedrooms and an alcove. The American kitchen opens on a large living area with a TV and DVD player. Its location is ideal because you are located in the right centre of Val d'Isere and close to the
This luxury chalet for 8 persons has a wood architecture particularly accomplished. The modern furnishings fit perfectly to the inside.
It is composed of 4 bedrooms all with their private bathroom, a living-room with fireplace, sun-kissed and offering you a very comfortable open area. The outdoor [...]
In Tignes Val Claret, discover this very luminous apartment for 10 persons. It provides plenty of space and privacy in its 5 bedrooms, 3 of which are en suite, and the spacious reception areas. From the two heated balconies, you can enjoy a comfortable view on the slopes. It is located right [...]
Luxury Chalet Melyne is located on heights of Val d'Isere within the sought of district of La Legettaz As you arrive to the chalet Mélyne you will notice right away the feeling of space created by its high ceilings. The main living area immediately makes you want to relax around its great fireplace [...]
Discover this South facing apartment, ideally located in the center of Chamonix and close to the ski slopes. It offers 5 bedrooms all with bathroom, a large and friendly main room where you will find the living room, the dining room and the kitchen. It also has a terrace and an underground car
Entirely made of wood, this chalet is located close to the slope and at 300m from the center of Courchevel 1850 and offers a very high standing service. Authentic and cosy, at the same time, it nicely mingles modernity and a decoration more traditional.
You will be able to relax in the large [...]
In Courchevel 1850, entirely dressed in white, this sumptuous modern and roomy apartment offers the pleasure of a stay in the center of the station and an optimal comfort for 10 persons.You can profite from the fireplace after a day
Top last-minute offers for fully-staffed luxury chalets in Val d'Isere. Offers include reduced Half Term rates, free ski passes, and more to further entice you to the snowy peaks in the French Alps. Rent a luxury chalet in the French Alps and enjoy the best accommodations, luxury services and prime pistes for optimal ski vacations.
For all you last-minute planners, you'll be delighted to hear that the much sought-after and previously sold out luxury ski chalet Marmotte Lodge is now available for rental January 4-14, 2012. The lavish vacation home is conveniently perched above Courchevel 1650 on Belvedere slopes, with easy ski-in/ski-out access.
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