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Visit South East France with ACE Hôtel and enjoy our favourite sights


Imposing natural sights, listed villages, a breathtaking coastline, the South East is the top destination in the sun. Just for you, our teams have picked the must-see sights and most appealing activities that can be found near each of our hotels.

ACE Hotel Annecy takes on a journey !

Ensconced in an outstanding natural landscape, Annecy offers the promise of an enjoyable stay: a gastronomic, cultural, romantic or sports break: the “Venice of the Alps” has it all. We open our address book for you to spread out in Haute-Savoie and live the most beautiful experiences.

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ACE Hôtel Annemasse Genève takes you on a journey !

Between lake and mountains, the “Monts de Genève” area is an area of outstanding natural beauty. Whether for a gastronomic, cultural, romantic or sports break, this high-powered destination has it all. We will share our top tips of places to visit so you can explore the Haute-Savoie and enjoy an incredible stay.

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ACE Hotel Clermont-Ferrand makes you travel!

You are entering the eternal kingdom of volcanoes. The Chaîne des Puys, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its rolling, gentle contours, provides spectacular scenery. From puys to craters, from lakes to rivers, your walks will be unforgettable. Clermont-Ferrand is a vibrant, foodie, student town that is both welcoming and profoundly captivating. Whether you’re travelling alone, in a couple or with family, this destination will absolutely be one of your favourites. Enjoy!

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ACE Hôtel Clermont Ferrand - La Pardieu

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ACE Hôtel Issoire takes you on a journey !

Located in central France, Issoire benefits from an exceptional natural setting. Just a few minutes from Clermont-Ferrand and a hop and skip from the majestic Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Natural Park, at the confluence of the Couze and Allier rivers, the town of Issoire is the ideal place to stop, explore the area and make the most of this majestic setting. Whether travelling alone, as a couple or with your family, this prestigious stop on the Roman roads has Saint-Austremoine Abbey-Church as the jewel in its crown. 

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ACE Hôtel Montluçon takes you on a journey !

Nestled against the chateau of the Dukes of Bourbon, this ancient medieval city has pretty, narrow streets dotted with half-timbered houses and extraordinary monuments. Surrounded by villages and hillside castles, Montluçon is the perfect place to walk in the footsteps of Louis I and explore central France, half way between Bourges and Clermont-Ferrand. Welcome to Bourbonnais!

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ACE Hotel Riom takes you on a journey!

Volcanic and mysterious, the city of Riom is well worth a detour. Located between the Chaîne des Puys and the Limagne Plain, the former capital of the duchy of Auvergne has plenty of interesting sights and lots of charm. With a rich and extraordinary heritage that includes many listed historical monuments, the city has abundant treasures to explore over a weekend or during a longer stay. The summit of the Puy-de-Dôme is right next to Riom, and we also invite you to make the most of our travel journal.

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ACE Hotel Roanne makes you travel!

Located on the edge of the Loire River, the city of Roanne is a well-known stop for foodies. With over 2,000 years of rich history, Roanne has lots to offer with many walking routes for you to explore. We invite you to stroll along the quaysides, trek in the Loire gorge, visit the museums and discover the perched villages. Roanne is just 1 hour from Lyon, Saint-Etienne and Clermont-Ferrand - all you need to do is pack your bags!

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ACE Hôtel Roanne-Mably

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ACE Hotel Salon-de-Provence takes you on a journey!

Stop-off of choice for getting around between Avignon, Arles, Aix and Marseille: Salon-de-Provence offers a wide range of leisure activities for all seasons. Whether travelling alone, as a couple or a family, on foot, by car or on a bike, this sunny destination will fulfil all your dreams. We will share our top tips for places to visit so that you can enjoy your stay against the backdrop of chirping Provence cicadas.

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ACE Hôtel Salon de Provence

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ACE Hôtel Valence takes you on a journey !

The door to the Midi region of France, Drôme’s beautiful and sun-filled capital lies mid-way between Lyon and Avignon. Whether you can spare time for a romantic weekend or a longer family escape, the city has more than one trick up its sleeve. Offering nature, culture and good food, Valence greets you, and we will share our top tips for places to visit. Welcome to Valence.

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