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Lac d'Annecy

Address: 74000 Annecy, France
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Ranked #1 of 23 Attractions in Annecy
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The best part about Annecy! the photos don't really do justice to the lake & its surroundings. We saw the lake at different times, from a cold morning walk to a sunny afternoon & a surreal winter twilight. One of our favourite experiences on the France trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Lake Annecy is like nowhere else I've ever been before. The feeling of swimming in this clean, relaxing lake with the incredible views of the surrounding mountains is truly unique. There are also many other things to do around the lake, such as cycling, walking, kayaking and renting pedalos, as well as nice shops, restaurants and ice cream stands.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The water is crystal clear I have never seen anything like it. The view of the mountains are breathtaking. This is a unique place that has to be visited. We were told the water is so pure and clear no fish live in the lake because there is nothing for them to eat. You can drink the water right out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We had a nice breezy walk along the lake. The view was quite stunning. A must go place if in visiting Annecy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

My french friend took me to visit Annecy. The lake and town itself was beautiful. However sadly I had one of the most petrifying experiences of my life. Returning to a car park in the town centre, we realised there would be a Je suis Charlie walk/march taking place at 3pm on the Sunday we were visiting. As we drove... More 

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Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Our family spent a week in Annecy in July 2014. We travelled as a large group (3 adults, 1 elderly, two children) and rented a house for the week. This town has something for all ages, young and old. We rented bikes and spent afternoons bicycling around the Lake and evenings in town. The nighlife in Annecy caters to all,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

10 of us stayed in a villa in Talloires on the north-eastern side of the lake. Wonderful scenery and a great base for cycling. For those who do not like climbs, there is the cycle path down the opposite side which continues almost to Albertville, using a resurfaced old railway line - nice and flat, and cycle hire is available.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Very nice Christmas market. Great to put you in the holiday spirit. Also super for Christmas shopping.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We took the boat tour around Lake Annecy which was absolutely breathtaking. The commentary around the lake was great and it was comfortable, especially considering that the tour lasted for over an hour. I would advise anyone going in March to wrap up well though because it is really, really nippy if you're sitting on the open section of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

walking around the lake of Annecy is a wonderful experience. The city is very beautiful , the water of the lake is very clear and the mountains that suround the lake, all together form a magneficent place.

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