Paris, France's capital, is located about 300 miles (483 kilometers) northwest of Bernin, while Lyon is 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the northwest.
From firm tourist favorites to still-undiscovered gems, Rhone-Alpes is wonderfully endowed with things to do and see. Stop by the Grande Chartreuse Monastery and Charmant Som Ski Lift in Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, around 6 miles (10 kilometers) from Bernin. For more things to do, visit the Church of Allevard and Tour du Treuil can all be found in and around Allevard, around 13 miles (21 kilometers) from Bernin.
About 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the southwest of Bernin is Grenoble, a regional center which is home to University of Grenoble I, WTC Grenoble and Palais des Congres Alpexpo. Minatec, University of Grenoble III and CHU de Grenoble are also worth checking out while you are here.
To experience the spiritual life of Bernin, be sure to head to the area's many cathedrals. Spend a few hours exploring Rhone-Alpes' art galleries, history museums and art museums. These are excellent spots to hang out, particularly on unpleasant days.
There are numerous ways to make the most of the great outdoors around Bernin. Snowmobiling and hiking are just two ways thrill seekers here can get their fix. Get a different perspective on Rhone-Alpes by taking to the air. Paragliding is a great way to spend a few hours here.
As your journey ends, you'll be sure to bid the region a teary "Au revoir / À bientôt"