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Emmental de Savoie: 6 things to know about this cheese.

s Helvetic name suggests, Emmental was introduced in France under the influence of Switzerland between the 16th and 18th centuries. The production of Savoie Emmental cheese is attested on our territory since the beginning of the 19th century. The making of this cheese allows for the use and conserva ...


The Pierra Menta: a mythical race in the heart of the Beaufortain

A legendary race The Pierra Menta is a ski-mountaineering race held each year in mid-March in Arêches-Beaufort in Savoie. Since 1986, this event has established itself as the longest and most prestigious race of its kind. This international competition brings together the best European athletes ...


The Mountain Agriculture Show in Bourg-Saint-Maurice

Presentation of the exhibition The Mountain Agriculture Show organized in Bourg-Saint-Maurice since 2013 is an event dedicated to the mountain farming world. For two days, exhibitors from the mountains of Europe come to present local products and handicrafts. These two days of conviviality ar ...


Christmas lights: the Montbéliard Christmas market

more than 180 craftsmen in the historic city centre, at the foot of the Temple Saint-Martin, the oldest Lutheran church in France. In 2019, the Pays de Savoie was the featured region. This year, the guest of honor of these festivities is Franche-Comté. Its land and know-how will delight visitors ...


Holidays in France: 5 destinations to go to the mountains in summer

1- The Tarentaise Valley The Tarentaise Valley in the Savoie department is a skier's paradise in winter. Indeed, it offers the largest concentration of ski areas in the world. with Paradiski (Les Arcs and La Plagne), the Three Valleys (Courchevel, Méribel, Les Ménuires and Val Thorens) and the ...


The ViaRhôna: a bicycle route from the Alps to the Mediterranean

cycle route crosses no less than 12 departments : - in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, it crosses the 8 departments that make up the region, that is, Haute-Savoie, Savoie, Ain, Isère, Rhône, Loire, Ardèche and Drôme - it then passes through two departments of the PACA region, the Vau ...


Winter vacations : what to do in Val Thorens ?

1- Ski in an exceptional resort In winter, it is above all for skiing that mountain and snowboard lovers pleb>Val Thorens. The Ski Val Thorens resort has enjoyed worldwide acclaim since the resort was voted the world's best ski resort for the 4th time at the World Ski Awards in 2019. This int ...