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Voie Verte du Lac d'Annecy

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Bike Heaven!

The bike route has a range of options from basic cycle path for the family to a lake tour of 40km... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Annecy-le-Vieux, France
A must do!!!

Absolutely amazing! One of the best bike paths i ever ride. Nice views of the lake all the way... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Fafe, Portugal
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“old railway”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

The bike route has a range of options from basic cycle path for the family to a lake tour of 40km to tough mountains like Semnoz. They are working on completing the tour du lac so you wont have to go on the road @...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank carolcN9695FY
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Absolutely amazing! One of the best bike paths i ever ride. Nice views of the lake all the way, nice places to stop and have a drink. Very nice experience. Just rent a bike and go.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LuisFafe_Portugal
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

It's an old rail line converted for walkers,bike riding etc. We stayed at Albertville and cycled to Annecy and back. A very pleasant experience with many stop off points and I recommend the snack shack by the old railway engine. Great coffee and super ice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Cathy D
Reviewed July 17, 2018

The tour around the lake is a 38 km round trip really worth while the tour. Beautiful surroundings all the way.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Stavnes
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Rented out a bike and toured the lake from Talloires. It took me around 4 hours with many stops; the main one being Annecy. The weather was amazing, water blue green and day magical. You get to pass by all the villages and see the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Chrissharb
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Best ride we found was on electric bikes going clockwise around the lake and climbing up to Col del la Forclaz. This is the best ride for views, scenery and stops for restaurants and bars. We also enjoyed our 40km ride around the lake on...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank ShropshireBoy
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We rented bikes and cycled 50 km return on this route. It was busy in parts but so safe and a great way to see the lake.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Siobhan L
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

After reading numerous reviews and hiring a city bike I decided to stick to the East side of this beautiful cycle path along Lake Annecy. It was a fairly easy ride all the way to Dussard approximately 20 Kilometers and back. The weather was beautiful....More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank seema60
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

start from Annecy..and fbike.25 kms lo.g to Faverges..even more..lake. mountains .quiet..but not alone. thqt s the point..! it s crowded..in summer..even dangerous..when..midday..but..early or late..you ll enjoy..!! if you like biking or rollerblading..or..just walking..!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank monique r
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Around and near the lake of Annecy, there is a huge number of activities to choose from, for all tasts and ages; Hiking is the perfect way to discover many beauties of the region, many nice beach on the lake,a lot of nice paths to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Manuela L
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