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general-view-les-deux_petitVaried landscapes and impressive tourist offer make the Rhône-Alpes a sweet region which its visitors can appropriate easily. The biggest world's skiing domain is here and there is the such skiing area in this domain as the distance between Lyon to Le Cairo. The hosting of Winter Olympics Games in the region, three times (1st in Chamonix in 1924; 10th in Grenoble in 1968 and 16th in Albertville in 1992) came to confirm this sports identity.

Rhône-Alpes got a lot of museums as the Saint-Pierre Museum in Lyon, the National Center of contemporary in Grenoble or the Modern Art Museum in Saint-Etienne. Also, there is a Musical and Dance Superior National Conservatory in Lyon and a lot of festivals and international musical events during all the year in the region.