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Annecy

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Annecy - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie
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Summer events : Noctibules mid-July and the lake festival on the 1st Saturday of August.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAnnecy
Postcode74000
Tourism labels
Latitude45.8992470 (N 45° 53’ 57”)
Longitude6.1293840 (E 6° 7’ 46”)
AltitudeFrom 418m to 926m
Surface area13.65 km²
Population53043 inhabitants
Density3885 inhabitants/km²
Insee code74010
IntercommunalityCA d'Annecy
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionAlps

Nearest cities & towns

Cran-Gevrier3.7 km (9 min)
Seynod4.3 km (10 min)
Sévrier4.6 km (8 min)
Meythet4.6 km (11 min)
Annecy-le-Vieux4.8 km (11 min)
Pringy6.4 km (12 min)
Veyrier-du-Lac6.6 km (14 min)
Argonay6.9 km (12 min)
Epagny-Metz-Tessy7.2 km (13 min)
Menthon-Saint-Bernard8.7 km (15 min)
Saint-Jorioz8.7 km (15 min)
Poisy9 km (14 min)
Quintal9.4 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Annecy Venetian Carnival
Mystery and beauty of the Venetian carnivalFebruary 2017
International Animated Film Festival
The worldwide gathering for film buffs and cartoon fansJune 2017

Photos

Lake Annecy
Lake Annecy
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Old Town (© Fabienne Gevaux)
Old Town (© Fabienne Gevaux)
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Sails on Lake Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)
Sails on Lake Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)
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Old City
Old City
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Lakeside of Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)
Lakeside of Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)
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Town Hall Square, St. Maurice church Castle (© Jmsattonnay)
Town Hall Square, St. Maurice church Castle (© Jmsattonnay)
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Boats on the lake (© Jmsattonnay)
Boats on the lake (© Jmsattonnay)
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Walk along the Avenue of Albigny to Annecy
Walk along the Avenue of Albigny to Annecy
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Church of Italians (© Fabienne Gevaux)
Church of Italians (© Fabienne Gevaux)
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Mature prisons (© Fabienne Gevaux)
Mature prisons (© Fabienne Gevaux)
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The Imperial (© Fabienne Gevaux)
The Imperial (© Fabienne Gevaux)
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Manezh Pâquier (© Fabienne Gevaux)
Manezh Pâquier (© Fabienne Gevaux)
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Pont des Amours (© Fabienne Gevaux)
Pont des Amours (© Fabienne Gevaux)
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Lake from the gardens of the Imperial (© Fabienne Gevaux)
Lake from the gardens of the Imperial (© Fabienne Gevaux)
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Market day in Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)
Market day in Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)
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Venetian Carnival Annecy (© Fabienne Gevaux)
Venetian Carnival Annecy (© Fabienne Gevaux)
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Venetian Carnival Annecy
Venetian Carnival Annecy
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Lake Annecy
Lake Annecy
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Old Town
Old Town
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Old Town
Old Town
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Old Town
Old Town
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Old Town
Old Town
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Lake Annecy
Lake Annecy
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Lake Annecy
Lake Annecy
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Annecy of Lac
Annecy of Lac
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View of the castle from the park Bosson (Imperial)
View of the castle from the park Bosson (Imperial)
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The Venice of the Alps
The Venice of the Alps
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Paccard museum, making bells.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Private Guided Walking Tour of Annecy – 2 hours
Culture and education47 € Annecy
Bike hire in Annecy - 2 hours
Sports sensations9 € Annecy
Bike hire in Annecy - 4 hours
Sports sensations12 € Annecy
Bike hire in Annecy - 8 hours
Sports sensations18 € Annecy
Bike hire in Annecy - 24 hours
Sports sensations22 € Annecy

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From the castle to Vovray
HikeAthletic2h50Chaumont (20 km)
The Vuache nature trail
HikeEasy2h40Jonzier-Épagny (23 km)
Landscapes and harvests
HikeEasy2h50Chênex (25 km)
Pougny - Chancy
HikeEasy4h20Valleiry (26 km)
Lac de Lessy par Cenise
HikeEasy2h10Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières (27 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels