Wild Guide French Alps: Wild Adventures, Hidden Places and Natural Wonders (Wild Guides) (Paperback)
A new compendium of adventures, from the best-selling and award-winning Wild Guide series now released for Europe's favourite adventure holiday destination - including 800 secret places. Discover hidden mountain peaks, plunging waterfalls and pristine lakes. Step back into history to explore lost ruins, forts and caves and to wander where wolves still roam free. Meet Alpine farmers and sample their delicious fare. Plan a night camping under a star-filled sky or snuggled down in a remote mountain refuge. Climb the hidden limestone peaks of the Chablais, Cool off with a swim in pristine Lac Lauvitel, Explore the caves of the Vercors, Eat cheese made the traditional way in the heart of the Beaufort, Try artisan charcuterie with the wines of the Combe de Savoie Find the forgotten Maginot forts of the Italian border, Marvel at the prehistoric stone carvings in the Vallee des Merveilles, Commune with marmots and ibex in the Vanoise, Listen for wolves in the wildernesses of Mercantour and Ubaye.