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Trekking in the French Alps

Trekking in the French Alps
  • Population: Approximately 14 million across the Alpine region
  • Size of the Alpine region: 298,100 km²
  • Countries of the Alpine region: France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Liechtenstein and Monaco.
  • Three highest peaks: Mont Blanc (4,810 m / 15,780 ft), Monte Rosa (4,634 m / 15,203 ft), Dom (4,545 m / 14,911 ft)
  • Popular food: Cheese fondue is one of the best known Alpine dishes and is particularly popular in the central Alpine countries.
  • Did you know: The Edelweiss, a symbol of the Alps, is just one of the 13,000 species of plants that can be found in the region. It has been traditionally used in folk medicine as a remedy against abdominal and respiratory diseases.
  • FCO advice: FCO travel advice for France
  • World Travel Guide: World Travel Guide / France
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