Haut-Rhône Tourisme is the intercommunal Tourist Office that covers 26 communes of the Community of Communes Usses and Rhône.
Near the Bellegarde, Geneva, Annecy, Aix-les-Bains or even Belley agglomerations, the Haut-Rhône offers you a life-size playground.
You can explore it in summer and winter and let yourselves be tempted by the outdoor activities: canoeing, kayaking, pedal boats, stand up paddle, pedestrian hikings, mountain biking and electric bicycles, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, tobogganing and much more.
To discover the Rhône, the Usses but the Grand Colombier as well (which became famous with the Tour de France), the Nordic Area of Sur-Lyand (with its view at 360° on the Alps chain and the Mont-Blanc), the Vuache or the Princes’ Mountain.
The Haut-Rhône Tourisme staff will welcome you in the Seyssel and Frangy locals to offer you all the good plans so you can navigate in a gentle earth.
A territory of itineraries
The Haut-Rhône is a territory of itineraries as well, with the Santiago de Compostela Path, the Paths of the Sun or even the ViaRhôna.
With the opening of the Anglefort and Virignin locks, the Haut-Rhône re-establishes a link with the fluvial navigation. Progressively, the pleasure sailors and their boats reclaimed these 100km of navigable ways.
You may also take the time to discover its history and visit its heritage. Let yourselves be tempted by the Clermont and Chaumont castles, the Seyssel town centres and the history of the inland water shipping, the Génissiat dam, the Haut-Rhône House and its different exhibitions.
Awaken your taste buds, gourmets, gourmands, epicureans, you are here at home!
Go meet our winegrowers and our farm producters. Enjoy our local markets and our gastronomic restaurants, or our more traditional ones.
Let yourselves be tempted by the Seyssel wines (specific AOC) and Frangy (wine of Savoie AOC), but also by the tomme de Savoie (IGP), the apples and pears of Savoie (IGP), the Pyrimont Comté, the honey from local producers, the the handmade chocolate and all of the other delicacy on our territory. A multitude of sweet treats, each more pleasant than the last, await you.
You want to take advantage of it? To find out more, do not hesitate to visit our tourist information offices at the Haut-Rhône House in Seyssel (headquarters) or Frangy.
You will find there all of the pratical information and the good plan to discover or rediscover this beautiful territory and thus navigate with your family in a gentle earth.