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pont des Amours

The name of this little iron bridge leaves no doubt why so many couple but actually most tourists and visitors come here for some scenic photos. Pont des Amours (Lovers' bridge) is a lovely spot facing Annecy lake on one side while on the other is the picturesque can du Vasse with the numerous fishing boats.

It was originally built in 1845, a wooden bridge at that time but a new three-arched bridge was built again in 1859 but the it didn’t allow the boat passing so another iron one erected in 1907, this time designed by Charles Galletto. The bridge connects two parks, Paquier and Jardins de l’Europe.
It’s a romantic spot but I’ve read that it may named like this because it was a meeting place for prostitutes in the past but ok don’t tell this to your girlfriend, just kiss her without spoiling the nice image. Don’t forget that legend says that after the kiss there you will remain together for life, now this could be problematic of course if you’re not ready for long term commitments :)

Unfortunately I saw some love lockers here too which makes no sense because the power of the kiss action is way stronger! :)

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mindcrime
Dec 18, 2014

Ponts des Amours (Bridge of Love)

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 example of the iron architecture ..simple but blending so nicely with the fairytale landscape...walkaround the lake and you will not miss it ;-)

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Jun 06, 2008

Pont des Amoureux

The Pont des Amoureux (Lovers' Bridge), a beautiful example of the iron architecture typical of the 20th century.

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Lilasel
Nov 16, 2005

Pont des Armours

This bridge is a popular place for artists. They set up their easels along the canal - they don't seem to mind if you watch them paint.

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Aug 28, 2004
 
 
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Palais de L'Isle

Probably the building that attracts most photo shootings in Annecy is the Palais de L’isle. Hard to be missed as it’s located in the center of Thiou canal with numerous café around the canal so you...
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Chateau d'Annecy

Annecy Castle (Château d'Annecy) is the main attraction of Annecy situated on a hill overlooking the city that is actually built around the castle. It was built during a long period (from 12th to 16th...
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Gorges du Fier

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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Lac d'Annecy

I love the towns that are built near lakes, usually the lake itself is the top attraction as you have lots of photo opportunities but also a nice place to walk and relax. The lake of Annecy (le lac...
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Musee d'Art et d'Histoire

I love history and I love art so what better choice for me than to visit Musée d’Art et d’Histoire (Museum of Art and History), the largest art museum of Geneva. It is housed on a four storey building...
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Old Town - Altstadt

Many of the buildings in the old town are adorned with elaborate frescos. This was a local custom in the 19th century and many of the old town buildings are adorned this way. The frescos range from...
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