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Great lake cruise

While in Annecy we took the lake cruise in the afternoon, the trip takes one hour and is very... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Sydney, Australia
Nice 2 Hr trip, or day visit across lake

Nice views around the lake, easy to visit other connecting towns. Good to link up with Talloires... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
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In Annecy, close to the old town, the Compagnie des Bateaux du Lac d'Annecy invites you to get on its boats to discover magnificent landscapes, between lake and mountains… The boats Cygne, Savoie, Belle Etoile and Allobroge make you find the serene...more
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2 Place aux Bois, 74000, Annecy, France
+33 4 50 51 08 40
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had no waiting area apart from a nearby park, meaning there was no shade in the queue. After waiting for 25 mins, we were told that people with return tickets had priority, so there was no space for us. The desk had told us to...More

Thank Oscar C
Reviewed July 27, 2018

While in Annecy we took the lake cruise in the afternoon, the trip takes one hour and is very pretty as you cruise up and then back down the lake. The boat is comfortable but the dialogue is only in French.

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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Nice views around the lake, easy to visit other connecting towns. Good to link up with Talloires for the day. Good price. > Beware of pickpockets as you exit the evening boats at Annecy, they blend in with departing passengers who are less aware after...More

Thank Jetta375
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Expensive and the boat is very outdated and uncomfortable. The diesel stench is very strong and the audio guide is not audible at most points. Staff quite rude as well.

1  Thank Thom T
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We took the lunchtime cruise as a Wedding Anniversary treat and we weren't disappointed. The food was of good quality and the service excellent. we had the Alpine menu which suited our needs at lunchtime. The only thing we would've liked was an English translation...More

Thank Joyce D
Reviewed June 28, 2018

If you're in Annecy, it is worth going for a trip on the boat so you can get the full impact of this magnificent lake surrounded by the Alps. The water is crystal clear and blue and we were surrounded by sailing boats and other...More

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Weather was amazing. 30 degrees plus. We had a group of 20 people where we took the 2 hour tour. great way to see the lake and the surrounding scenery. The wind was up, so caused some white water, so some of the group got...More

1  Thank Pete C
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Fun lake ride specially when the weather is nice. They offer 1 or 2 hours ride. Ended up going with the first option considering rides are more frequent - every hour. Overall good experience and definitely worth it if you’re in town.

1  Thank Chrissharb
Reviewed June 13, 2018

We had a superb afternoon (2hr) trip around the lake. The boats are spacious and comfortable with an interesting commentary of the key landmarks. A great and relaxing way to see the area. Great value too.

Thank Graeme T
Reviewed April 9, 2018

One hour tour is enough to view the lake and surroundings. They have commentary in France and English which provides good overview of the area. Tickets are available from counter opposite to boat station. Fully enjoyed the ride. Worth of money. Adults : EUR 14,40...More

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Response from Oscar C | Reviewed this property |
Make sure to buy on the boat in the morning, as people with tickets have priority. There is no ticket office and no online tickets