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Lac d'Annecy

74000 Annecy, France
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Ranked #1 of 27 Attractions in Annecy
Type: Bodies of Water
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

It is first time for me to visit Annecy and i felt in love with it. It is so gorgeous and very fascinating. I visited while i was staying in Chamonix Mont-Blanc, i drove for 1 hour untill i reach Annecy. I spent 4 to 5 hours by the lake. It has stunning views and i got different of lovely... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Annecy is mentioned as the most photographed area in France and I can believe it. The mountains ringing the lake make for unbelievably gorgeous views. There is a reason many French nationals holiday at Annecy; it is very beautiful.

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

We loved our stay in Annecy. Definitely the Venice of the North. We did a cruise around the lake, visited the Imperial Palace/ Casino and walked everywhere. The canals are stunning and the water pristine. The cruise cost 14€ 60 but it was free to enter the casino and other attractions are free on the weekends. Cafes and restaurants everywhere... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

A beautiful place with watersports, pedaloes, lovely walks, and stunning views, there is a large area for sitting, picnics etc, and there is a riverside walk, with boat trips, and also a lovely restaurant onboard a boat

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Caledon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Be sure to take the cruise around the lake so you can learn about the various chateaux in the area. We took the Arc de Ciel, which was about 1/2 hour and very informative.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We arrived in Annecy and the first thing we saw was the lake with the surrounding lawns and lots of space to sit down and relax. Quite a lot of locals enjoying a nice sunny day. Then we headed for the old town with narrow streets, lots of shops, lots of restaurants, cafes and quaint old houses with special atmosphere.... More

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Stalybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The lake is absolutely beautiful. Plenty of things to do either on the lake or around it. And the views are stunning !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The view at the lake is spectacular. The water is clear and the mountains in the background were beautiful. The European gardens were beautiful with plenty of benches to sit and enjoy the view.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We visited Annecy and its Lac in early May 2013. It really is picture postcard perfect. The old town is charming and on the Sunday that we visited - which was a rare sunny day in the Spring of 2013 - it was market day, so the streets were lined with produce stalls and the place was humming. (The old... More

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Loved lake area, cycle track, mountains, weather. Not as expensive as anticipated. Cleanliness of whole area.

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