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Address: 74000 , Annecy, France
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Geneva and Annecy Tour With Optional Lake Geneva...
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Annecy Half-Day Tour from Geneva

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Very beautiful lake, with clear adn pure water, very nice to go for a walk, jogging or riding a bike.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very beautiful lake, with clear adn pure water, very nice to go for a walk, jogging or riding a bike.

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Royston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had a lovely time staying near the lake last year and are going back for the fireworks in August. We are intending to stay in Talloires. I seem to remember that the headland obscured the full view of the lake. We may stay at l'abbaye. Has anyone watched the display from the hotel grounds?

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The entire area is well worth a day-a wonderful place to walk, sit, reflect and take in the gorgeous lake and views of the Alps. There are several little towns around the lake, and make sure to eat next to Petite Venice area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit and walk around it.I suppose in spring and summer there will be more things to do in the lake but in December it offers a great scenery as well as an opportunity to improve your skills at photography.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bonjour de Annecy, France!! Annecy is a beautiful town about 40kms from Geneva. It is the "venice" along the french alps. Take the bus at 830am from Geneva's Gare Routiere - day after snow dusted the swiss-french countryside... Arrive at Gare Annecy and go to the city bus ticket station and secure a day pass on Annecy's busses. If you... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many ways you can explore this lake but boat is definitely the best pick. It is also possible to rent bikes by the lake (near the Castle/Old Town side of the lake) but the views are spectacular once you are in the water.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a peaceful and beautiful small town. Walking along the Lac d'Annecy, I felt very relaxed and enjoyable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In an area where Geneva and Chamonix and all of the Alps are nearby this is still a stand out place. The lake itself, surrounded by the French Alps is incredible and there are lots of great parks along the lake in Annecy. But then when you think about what to eat, you've got this incredible midieval town with incredible... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice afternoon boat trip on Lac d'Annecy. Good and informative guiding. From the upper deck of the boat we had good views along the lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful and breathtaking places in the world , the stunning view of the lake and the mountains with the old city around it and the old bridges is what makes it a fascinating and a must visit place

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