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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Annemasse and its suburbs, located in the Rhone-Alps c? Heart of the Haute-Savoie, occupy a central position, between Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva.

The gateway to Switzerland, the foot of two mountains, Mount Salève (1375 m) and Voirons (1400 m), the Community Annemassienne enjoys a privileged location, the natural outlet of the mountain valleys of the Haute-Savoie North.

6 Common dynamic (Ambilly, Annemasse, Etrembières, Gaillard, Vétraz-Monthoux, Ville-la-Grand) and more than 60 000 inhabitants give it a modern character and welcoming. By its proximity to Geneva, Annemasse is undeniably a border town! Moreover, with its railway station, a flying club (2nd of France), the bus station, a network of transit, an international airport (Geneva-Cointrin) for 30 minutes, and roads and highways developed, the Community Annemasse is very accessible and well served.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude46.1932530 (N 46° 11’ 36”)
Longitude6.2341580 (E 6° 14’ 3”)
AltitudeFrom 399m to 504m
Surface area4.98 km²
Population33747 inhabitants
Density6776 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (50 km, 38 min)
Insee code74012
IntercommunalityCA Annemasse- les Voirons-Agglomération

Nearest cities & towns

Ambilly1.1 km (4 min)
Ville-la-Grand2.1 km (6 min)
Étrembières2.4 km (4 min)
Gaillard2.9 km (6 min)
Vétraz-Monthoux4.1 km (9 min)
Juvigny6 km (11 min)
Cranves-Sales6.1 km (12 min)
Monnetier-Mornex6.6 km (12 min)
Arthaz-Pont-Notre-Dame6.7 km (11 min)
Bonne8.1 km (13 min)
Bossey8.4 km (12 min)
Nangy8.7 km (13 min)
Reignier-Ésery8.8 km (13 min)
Lucinges9.2 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

On site shops and markets you facilitate shopping and you will discover the regional products.

Annemasse is definitely a modern city where you can, among other things, discover contemporary art at Villa Park, Contemporary Art Center.

Artistic, sporting and cultural, dance, theater and concerts.

Every year, you can enjoy some traditional entertainment: sailing center (with Olympic swimming pool), tennis, golf, squash, karting, bowling, helicopter rides or plane to explore the magnificent scenery of the region, flying paragliding. Not to mention the cable car on Mount Salève is essential!

Relax in the parks and gardens, explore the varieties of trees, plants and flowers and enjoy the playground for children.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls


Cable Salève
Cable Salève
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (14.6 km)
Mountain biking for beginners or improvers
Sports sensations15 € to 35 € Bogève (15.8 km)
Ride around Lake Annecy in a Citroen 2cv with an aperitif - 2 hours
Entertainment165 € Annecy (33 km)
Tour of Lake Annecy in a 2cv - 3 hours 15 minutes
Entertainment245 € Annecy (33 km)
Sightseeing in a Citroën 2CV
Entertainment150 € to 240 € Annecy (33 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Le Pas de l'Echelle
HikeAthletic2h45Étrembières (4.8 km)
Le Pralère
HikeEasy3h35Lucinges (8 km)
Mijouet circuit through the woods of Juffly
HikeEasy1h30Fillinges (9.2 km)
Le Signal des Voirons
HikeAthletic6h40Machilly (9.8 km)
Malagny - Sezegnin - Avusy
HikeEasy2h15Viry (18.2 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals