Annecy Things to Do

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  • 1. The Lake

    For those with more energy than is necessary when you take a cruise, there are a number of water sports available. Or maybe you would prefer to sunbake on a deck chair on the pontoon. Water skiiing,...

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  • 2. Gorges du Fier

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic walkway along the inside of the gorge. The walkway is attached to the wall of the gorge, not as scary as it sounds...it's quite secure. You probably need something of a head for heights....

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  • 3. Palais de L'Isle

    4 out of 5 stars

    Annecy is one of the most photographed towns in France - and for good reason. Spend as much time as possible just wandering around the old town or la vieille ville. Do not confuse this with Annecy le...

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  • 4. Chateau d'Annecy

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    This is probably the visit número uno in Annecy (apart from the lake). It is up the hill. It dates from teh XIII century and was inhabited by the "comtes de Gedneve" during the XIII and XIV centuries.

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  • 5. Lac d'Annecy

    5 out of 5 stars

    Instead of getting around by car GO BICYCLING. The guys at Sevrier sport exceptional accommodating, great bikes, great routes, easy payment. Complete different experience in this alpine town. Thanks...

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  • 6. Pont des Amoureux

    I think this is one of the most picturesque spot of Annecy .....the boats lined in unison, colours blended with the foliage on the fringe of my picture ..creating a soft and warm arch ...a beautiful...

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  • 7. Eglise de Notre Dame de Liesse

    The Eglise de Notre Dame de Liess in Annecy was built on the site of a former Marist Sancutary which in turn was built in the 13th century. The present church was five years in the making under the...

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  • 8. Annecy markets

    Wherever we travel, we find out when market day is. For a comprehensive list of markets, have a look at the website: http://en.lac-annecy.com/markets-70.htm ....

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  • 9. Just in case you are hungry

    This is yet another "Shopping" tip which I see more as a "Thing to Do". I have no idea of what it is called but who cares. Stroll around the shopping streets of...

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  • 10. The shopping streets

    There are quite a few shopping streets in the Old Town. All tastes and budgets are catered for. Probably the busiest of all the shopping streets is Rue St...

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  • 11. Visit the churches

    We always walk through a town visiting the churches. There is always some amazing art hiding inside and you often get treated to music while looking. The...

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  • 12. Chapellerie

    This is yet another little nook in a backstreet in Annecy that catches the eye whenever you pass. I had no idea what the word meant or what it was doing over...

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  • 13. The Crooked Door

    Alright, alright, I admit that we had enjoyed a glass or two of vin rouge with our dinner but on the way back to the hotel we came across an ancient building...

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  • 14. Chilling out at nightfall

    We came across this little indoor/outdoor bar in the backstreets where quite a crowd of people were enjoying a drink whilst being entertained by a wonderful...

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  • 15. Wonderfully shabby buildings

    There are a number of little alleyways and backstreets in Annecy's Old Town where you will find many buildings that are in disrepair especially where the...

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  • 16. J.J. Humblot

    Jean-Jacques Humblot is an Artisan Florist of renown with one of the most fabulous flower shops that I have ever seen anywhere in the world that I have ever...

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  • 17. An Eye Catcher.

    I have put this shop in Things to Do rather than Shopping Tips for two reasons. First of all I have no idea of the name of this establishment and secondly I did...

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  • 18. The houses in the Old Town

    There are so many wonderful sights to see in the Old town in Annecy. Here are some wonderful houses mainly residential, to be seen as you meander through the...

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  • 19. Photo Tour of the Old Town

    One of my most frequent tips in towns and cities in Europe is to go for a walk and see what there is to explore in more detail. With Annecy there are two...

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  • 20. SHOP'S!

    SHOP'S! Plenty of them!I really wondered if there were more outdoor Cafe's [rather busy!] than shop's.The old town has plenty of shop's selling souvenir's and...

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  • 21. CHURCH OF ST. MAURICE

    The former church of the Dominicans built in the 15th century, is located in the heart of the "old" town, and is always open. There are nice stained glass...

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  • 22. SIGHTSEEING IN ANNECY

    Annecy is one of those pretty old Town's that has canal's running through the city and old town, perhap's making it a little like Venice!Just wander, get lost,...

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  • 23. RIVER THIOU

    Have you ever known a River to be only 3.5kms in length? I hadn't, that is, until I came to Annecy!The River Thiou which runs through Annecy via canal's, is...

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  • 24. PLAGE DES MARQUISATS

    This is a public beach on Lake Annecy, and is close to the City of Annecy.The lake is a temperature of 22-25 ° C, and has several beaches for swimming. People...

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  • 25. CHATEAU DE MONTROTTIER

    When we were leaving Gorges du Fier, we noticed a signpost pointing to Chateau De Montottier.We drove there, but you could easily walk, as it is less than...

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