Flooding of the Rhône river is a regular occurrence, with varying degrees of intensity depending on the amount of natural rainfall over the seasons.
Beyond its calm and tranquil appearance, Lake Geneva is sometimes subject to severe storms, violent winds and seasonal temperature variations. Here’s a closer look at the weather on Lake Geneva.
The Communauté de communes de l’Est lyonnais (CCEL ) is an intercommunal body comprising 8 municipalities covering an area of 141 km2 with a population of around 41,700.
The Republic and Canton of Geneva is a Swiss canton located to the west of Lake Geneva, close to France and the departments of Ain and Haute-Savoie.
The banks of the Rhône, with their deep Roman roots, gave rise to Martigny, a town between river and mountain, at the foot of the Franco-Swiss Alps.
The Communauté de communes du Genevois in France is composed of 17 municipalities in the department of Haute-Savoie. It is located south of Geneva in Switzerland, close to the Rhône River.
Since the beginning of the 19th century, the Swiss Confederation has been operating dams and hydroelectric power stations, mainly in the Alpine cantons, including the Valais.With more than 600 power stations producing at least 300 kilowatts and more than 200 dams, 90% of which are used for energy production, 70% of Switzerland’s electricity consumption comes…
Surrounded by the Alps and located on the Simplon road, the town of Brig is situated upstream from the Rhone Valley in the canton of Valais. Let’s take a closer look at the geography of this Valais commune with a touch of history.
The Communauté de communes du Bugey Sud in France includes 41 municipalities in the Ain department, in the upper Rhône valley. It is located in the east of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, not far from Switzerland, on the right bank of the river.