Rhône-Alpes climate is generally made up of mild winters and hot summers. There are lots of regional variations depending on local conditions and terrains.
France is mostly composed of flat plains or gently rolling hills. This region is different and boasts many mountains, valleys and lakes.
The following criteria are typical of Rhône-Alpes geography:
- hills, plains, valleys
- flat, hilly and montainous lands
- few forests