Bordering Italy to the east and Switzerland to the northeast, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is a French region known for its Alpine towns, such as Chamonix -Mont-Blanc, and ski resorts, like Les Arcs, as we show you on the live HD streaming cameras.

Population: More than 7.5 million inhabitants

Capital: Lyon

Other major cities: Saint-Étienne, Grenoble, Clermont-Ferrand, Villeurbanne

Main attractions: Lyon’s historic centre (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Annecy alpine town, Ferdinand Cheval’s Ideal Palace, Gorges de l'Ardèche, the medieval village of Yvoire, Le Puy Cathedral, Brou Royal Monastery, Mont Blanc Mountain (one of Europe’s highest peaks), Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, Crussol Castle (or Château de Crussol), Confluences Museum, Orgnac pothole

Nearest Airports: Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS); Alpes–Isère Airport (GNB), also known as Aéroport Alpes–Isère and previously called Grenoble-Isère Airport; Saint-Étienne–Bouthéon Airport (EBU) or Aéroport de Saint-Étienne–Bouthéon.

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