The Rhône-Alpes region consists of two areas of high elevation divided by the Rhône Valley, which runs north-south.
The western mountains are part of the Massif Central. It is an area of high hills and plateaus.
East of the Rhône Valley plains are the Alps which contains some of the Europe’s highest mountains, such as Mont Blanc.
Lac du Bourget, Tour des Bauges, Chartreuse, Le Revard, Le Sappenay, Le Semnoz.