Abbaye Notre-Dame-des-Dombes
The Notre-Dame-des-Dombes Abbey's is originaly built of Cistercian red bricks. Founded in 1863, it was designed by Pierre Bossan, the architect of Notre-Dame de Fourvière in Lyon and the Basilica of Ars.
Abbey d'Aulps
Founded around 1094, the Abbey d'Aulps is a jewel of the Cistercian architecture of the Haute-Savoie. <br/><br/>The tour includes a unique description of the daily life of the monks in the medieval Abbey.
Rising on the banks of the largest lake of France, the lac du Bourget and placed in the heart of the mountains, Aix-les-Bains asserts itself as a haven of rest and healing. It is a seaside resort with beaches and water activities located in the heart of a beautiful nature.
Nestled at the foot of the massif of Coiron, the Gallo-Roman city of Alba-la-Romaine is 2000 years old. It forms an archaeological site with its theatre as a most beautiful relic. The medieval village is a tangle of narrow streets and white houses in limestone and black basalt.
Its geographical location in the heart of the Alps and mountain helped Albertville to host the XVIth Winter Olympics of 1992. This sporting event made the city worldly known. The Savoyard city is classified "City and country of Art and history".