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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made another visit to this historic Savoyard town and the trip is well worth it. A wonderful medieval Old Village, a beautiful clean and clear lake, amazing mountains, crisp fresh air. A must-go!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your trip to Europe targeted somewhere around or near the French and Swiss border you should not miss visiting a beautiful city calls Annecy, take your children to that lovely part of the French countryside, enjoy some water activities at the lake of Annecy,...More

Thank Mohamed H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view of the lake and the mountains surrounding was astonishing. We spent around 2-3 hours of our day just walking around the lake and admiring the view. There are also many activities in the lake for which unfortunately we didn't have much time. Next...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lake was absolutely breathtaking - the water was really blue. We went on a boat tour of the lake for about an hour which was a great way to see the lake and learn about the surrounding area.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lac d'Annecy is worth visiting in summer and winter as there are a good range of "beaches" and water sports in the summer and markets and restaurants in the winter. There are a number of ways to tour the lake: by bike is a good...More

Thank carol c
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Lake Annecy presents the scenic, panoramic, picture postcard face of Switzerland. The water is crystal clear and the lake is surrounded by beautiful well-maintained green parks, with the mountains and majestic Mont Blanc itself in the background. There is an entrance fee for many of...More

Thank John M
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Images on the internet come to life as you stroll down the old town. Baskets of flowers along the river bank railings, cafes and markets (3 days a week). Colourful buildings of all shapes and sizes. They call it the Venice of France because of...More

Thank Sonia R
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Magical place, we visited on 31 of Dec. the Christmas markets were all open, the atmosphere was great! the smells were incredible, we took a walk in the old city, tasted the local treats, saw the chateau and the prison and the lake. all great!

Thank Heba J
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Quick visit to the lake with some relax time. Great place to take pictures one the boardwalk. Great place in summer

Thank Salvo_KANGOO
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

This is our fourth time to Annecy now and we really enjoy coming back year after year. There is so much to from water sport to fine dinning. We try to stay at different part of the lake so we get a variety of restaurants...More

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August 2, 2018|
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July 28, 2018|
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Having been at the end of May I don’t know, but I imagine being a very popular tourist destination it’s more than possible
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June 13, 2018|
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Response from robynccl | Reviewed this property |
This is probably too late but there are designated beach areas around the beautiful lake. Yes there is plenty of parking bays. Sorry I didn’t see this earlier