The Alps are the largest mountain chain in Europe, extending for almost 1,000km with a surface area of 35,000km² in France. The tallest mountain in the Alps, and indeed in Western Europe, is the majestic Mont Blanc, which stands at an impressive 4,807m.
The French Alps are accessible via international airports in the nearby cities of Grenoble or Lyon and these cities are also connected to Paris via the TGV fast train.
The French Alps are the perfect destination for a host of leisure and outdoor activities with the main attraction in winter being skiing. Summer brings an influx of hikers and mountain bikers and the beautiful terrain offers them an exciting playground. The French Alps is a rich food region and is especially known for its numerous varieties of cheese.
Our France holiday itineraries to the French Alps are created for our lovers of skiing looking to experience some of the best snow in the world with consistently clear, sunny conditions.