Annecy

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Annecy
TownAnnecy
Insee code74010
Postcode74000
Latitude45.8992470
Longitude6.1293840
AltitudeFrom 418 to 926 meters
Surface13.65 km²
Population53013 inhabitants
Density3883 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsCran-Gevrier at 3.7 km (9 min)
DepartmentHaute-SavoieSeynod at 4.3 km (10 min)
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS

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SIGHTSEEING

Visit: Old Town Annecy, arcades, galleries.

The castle.

The old prison.

Lake Annecy.

Lake cruise with lunch, or boat allowing you to visit the surrounding communities.

Semnoz, 1704 m, ski Annecy. Summer beautiful easy hikes. Winter and summer, a city bus you go up with skis, snowboards or mountain bike next season.

All water sports including diving.

His bike path along the lake (40 km).

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Annecy
Information pointsTourist Office of Annecy
Leisure centresCasino Impérial,   Castle Museum of Annecy,   Skating Rink Jean Regis
MonumentsBasilica Saint-Joseph-des-Fins,   Basilica of La Visitation,   Castle of Annecy,   Castle of Novel,   Castle of Trésum,   Cathedral Saint-Pierre,   Church Saint-Maurice,   Palace of L'Isle
Performance hallsArcadium,   Bonlieu - Scène nationale,   Le Brise Glace,   Sports Park of Annecy
Natural sitesIsland of the Cygnes,   Lake of Annecy

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Every last Saturday of the month, the art market and flea market.

Venetian Carnival in February Annecy the second weekend after Mardi Gras.

International Festival of Animated Film in early June.

Lake Festival, international fireworks (100,000 visitors annually), the first Saturday of August.

Back Alpages early October.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Paccard museum, making bells.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Guided tour or accompaniment in SavoyCulture and education30 €Annecy
Sightseeing safari on Lake AnnecyNature and the outdoorsFrom 19 € to 35 €Annecy
Sightseeing in a Citroën 2CVEntertainmentFrom 140 € to 240 €Annecy
Sightseeing plane flight over the AlpsNature and the outdoorsFrom 46 € to 148 €Metz-Tessy (3.8 km)
Karting at one of Europe’s most beautiful sitesSports sensations24 €Rumilly (13.3 km)

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PHOTOS

Lake AnnecyLake Annecy
 
Old Town (© Fabienne Gevaux)Old Town (© Fabienne Gevaux)
Sails Lake Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)Sails Lake Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)
 
Old TownOld Town
At the edge of the lake Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)At the edge of the lake Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)
 
Town Hall Square, Church of St. Maurice and Castle (© Jmsattonnay)Town Hall Square, Church of St. Maurice and Castle (© Jmsattonnay)
Boats on the lake (© Jmsattonnay)Boats on the lake (© Jmsattonnay)
 
Church of the Italians (© Fabienne Gevaux)Church of the Italians (© Fabienne Gevaux)
Old prisons (© Fabienne Gevaux)Old prisons (© Fabienne Gevaux)
 
The Imperial (© Fabienne Gevaux)The Imperial (© Fabienne Gevaux)
Armoury Pâquier (© Fabienne Gevaux)Armoury Pâquier (© Fabienne Gevaux)
 
Pont des Amours (© Fabienne Gevaux)Pont des Amours (© Fabienne Gevaux)
Lake from the gardens of the Imperial (© Fabienne Gevaux)Lake from the gardens of the Imperial (© Fabienne Gevaux)
 
Market day in Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)Market day in Annecy (© Jmsattonnay)
Venetian Carnival Annecy (© Fabienne Gevaux)Venetian Carnival Annecy (© Fabienne Gevaux)
 
Venetian Carnival AnnecyVenetian Carnival Annecy
Lake AnnecyLake Annecy
 
Old TownOld Town
Old TownOld Town
 
Old TownOld Town
Old TownOld Town
 
Lake AnnecyLake Annecy
Annecy LakeAnnecy Lake
 
Lake AnnecyLake Annecy
Walk along the avenue Albigny AnnecyWalk along the avenue Albigny Annecy
 
View of the castle from the park Bosson (Imperial)View of the castle from the park Bosson (Imperial)
The Venice of the AlpsThe Venice of the Alps
  

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WEATHER

Saturday 20 December
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Min. 0°C - Max. 8°C
Sunday 21 December
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Min. -1°C - Max. 5°C
Monday 22 December
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Min. -4°C - Max. 5°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe 20/VINS  
8.8
Annecy
A unique restaurant in Annecy, 20 / Wines offers an innovative concept around the risotto and a wide range of wines by the glass : more than 50 different wines that will surprise you...
Located in Annecy27 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Ramoneur Savoyard  
7.8
Annecy
This former bakery located in the heart of the old town of Annecy is the stronghold of the family Chevallay since 1923. From father to son tradition here is to discover the local Savoyard...
Located in Annecy21 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantBrasserie Saint Maurice  
8.3
  SPECIAL OFFER
Annecy
The Brasserie Saint Maurice is located along the old Annecy.La upstairs room is spacious and decorated so cozy atmosphere. The terrace is shaded and cool in summer. This lovely restaurant...
Located in Annecy37 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 5 bedroomsLa Ferme de Châteauvieux    
7
Seynod
The entrance of Annecy, 20 minutes of the first ski slopes christelle & alexandre welcome you in an authentic renovated building from 1847. For the sake of well-being and comfort, the...
Located 4.6 km from AnnecyFrom 69 € to 77 € the double room 
Farm with 4 bedroomsLa Salicorne    
9.5
Vaulx
Old renovated farm located on the outskirts of Annecy... House, House of Wellness, a place to stay in peace...
Located 10.6 km from AnnecyFrom 75 € to 80 € the double room 
Chalet with 3 bedroomsTrois chambres dhôtes    
9.6
Saint-Eustache
The house : Authentic wooden Alps chalet from the 18th century, entirely renovated, situated at 800 m high in the Beauges natural parc (protected area). The chalet is situated just...
Located 12.2 km from Annecy60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 6 personsLodges du canal St-Dominique  
9.6
Annecy
At the heart of the historic city, 2 steps from the lake, shops and entertainment. Superb apartment facing south-east, you take a good breakfast on a large wooden gallery with large...
Located in AnnecyFrom 620 € to 850 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsLa cour des seigneurs   NEW
Annecy
At the heart of the pedestrian area in the historical center, located in a traditional building year 1600. Shops, entertainment and restaurants on site. Lake and biking trails nearby....
Located in AnnecyFrom 540 € to 590 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsLa paix d'Annecy
Annecy
This clear and functional apartment, ideally located 200 meters from the lake, the pedestrian area and cultural center of Bonlieu will allow you to enjoy your stay in Annecy and practice...
Located in AnnecyFrom 400 € to 480 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 1,5 haLe verger fleuri    
9.4
Lathuile
Family camping near Lake Annecy. Panoramic views of the mountains. Rental mobile homes, caravans, chalets. Animation and restore summer.
Located 14.3 km from AnnecyFrom 16.50 € to 19.60 € per day 
195 places over 4,5 haCamping du Sierroz    
8.4
Aix-les-Bains
Want to get away from it all? Choose Aix-les-Bains, a resort in Savoy between the lake and the mountains. The campsite is ideally located on the banks of Le Bourget Lake, a stone's...
Located 29 km from Annecy 

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HOTELS

Privilodges Le Royal - Apparthotel - Hotel in AnnecyPrivilodges Le Royal - Apparthotel     
8.1
Annecy
This apartment hotel is located 200 metres from Annecy Lake and 350 metres from the Palais de l’Isle Jail in the heart of the old town. It offers self-catering accommodation with free...
Located in AnnecyRoom from 72 €
Allobroges Hôtel - Hotel in AnnecyAllobroges Hôtel     
8.5
Annecy
Located in Annecy City Centre, this elegant hotel is a 7-minute walk from Annecy Chateau. It has a 24-hour reception and offers air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV and free Wi-Fi...
Located in AnnecyRoom from 69 €
Best Western Hotel International - Hotel in AnnecyBest Western Hotel International     
7.2
Annecy
This Best Western is situated at the entrance of Annecy, 2 km from Annecy Lake and city centre. It offers a restaurant and drinks in Le Jazz, the hotel’s bar. It is 500 metres from...
Located in AnnecyRoom from 67 €

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Lodge Park
Lodge Park, built like a traditional log cabin, is steps away from the ski-lifts at Megève ski resort and features an indoor pool, fitness centre and spa...
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