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Lac d'Annecy

74000 Annecy, France
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Ranked #1 of 25 attractions in Annecy
Type: Bodies of Water
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Creuse, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Fantastic - only too many tourists of which we were 3! The town is a cross between Venice, Amsterdam and is well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Rent a bike and take the 40Km ride around the lake. It is an incredibly beautiful ride. We made the loop in about a couple hours. Most of the trip is on bike paths, but a 10km section on the East side of the lake is on roads. Stick to the side roads closer to the lake, as the main... More

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London, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Stayed on a campsite at St Jorioz, and took the bus in , easy, six euros return for two. Booked the two hour boat trip around the lake for the afternoon. Then proceeded to walk the town, what beautiful place , Canals, flowers, shops, a huge amount of restaurants, but if having lunch get a table early , gets busy.... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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46 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a fantastic full day in Annecy ,we spent the morning exploring the beautiful old town and the lakeside .Then spent the afternoon exploring around the lake .with temperatures up close to 30 we had a most memorable day.The Old Town with its canals and historic buidings makes for great exploring, but visit the Tourist Office for there very... More

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South Africa
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A stunning lake that has been maintained. Great running and cycling routes around the lake. Many many little pubs and restaurants on the waters edge make it a great place to explore. Swimming and loads of water sports available. No litter, well kept and friendly people.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

we were unlucky with the weather... it was raining all week which is unusual for July... we had a walk around the lac, pont des amours, vielle ville... it is beautiful place!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I loved the lake of Annecy, the city is very beautiful it has nice canals and the big lake, the architecture is beautiful, the place is very small, you can walk all around it in one day. I went when they had the Venice Festival, and this made it even better as people dress in elegant costumes and were the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were only in the town for 2 hours, but it would have been very easy to spend the whole day walking around. There was shopping, boat trips, paddle boats and the scenery is just amazing. The water was also great for a swim. There is bike hire or rollerblades (who still uses those?) available for hire with plenty of... More

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Scotland
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35 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Although the starting point and terminus for the lake trip is Annecy, you can get on or off at any of the resorts round the lake. The trips go in a clockwise direction so, if you get on at the other end of the lake, you will have to get off at Annecy for at least a couple of hours... More

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Maryland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This lake and the surrounding area offers just about everything: hiking, walking, kayaking, paddleboats, power boat rentals, bicycling, Segway tours, mini-golf, the list goes on.

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