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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
Population33237 inhabitants
Density6674 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
See photo


Friday 27 march
Min. -2°C - Max. 5°C
Saturday 28 march
Min. -4°C - Max. 8°C
Sunday 29 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 8°C

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)
Whitewater rafting on the Dranse
Sports sensations39 € to 75 € Thonon-les-Bains (28 km)
Sightseeing plane flight over the Alps
Nature and the great outdoors46 € to 148 € Metz-Tessy (31 km)
Sightseeing in a Citroën 2CV
Entertainment140 € to 240 € Annecy (33 km)
Guided tour or accompaniment in Savoy
Culture and education30 € Annecy (34 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit du Plateau d'Ivoray
HikeIntermediate5h00Mieussy (23 km)
Circuit sur le Coux
HikeIntermediate6h25Mieussy (23 km)
Circuit de la Grotte du Jourdy à la Chapelle Saint Grat
HikeAthletic6h20Mieussy (23 km)
Pic de Marcelly depuis Roche-Pallud
HikeAthletic5h30Mieussy (24 km)
Tour de Haute Pointe
HikeIntermediate4h50Mieussy (25 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals