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Nice walk by a very clean mountain spring lake

Busy area but not too crowded, nice for walking, blading, biking, or jogging, can be brisk and... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Andreea S
A pleasant place to stroll or just veg out.

Take a stroll or just veg out in a serene environment. This is quite a large park on the edge of... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2017
Brian T
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Sep 5, 2018
“Nice walk by a very clean mountain spring lake”
Oct 8, 2017
“Great for strolling”
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Busy area but not too crowded, nice for walking, blading, biking, or jogging, can be brisk and windy.

Thank Andreea S
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Ile des Cygnes is just by the lake with the best views of the water and the background of mountains. It is really worth taking the time to enjoy the place, especially at sunset.

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Take a stroll or just veg out in a serene environment. This is quite a large park on the edge of Lake Annecy and also on the edge of the old town. You can pretty much walk here in 10 minutes from any part of...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed May 21, 2017

There are many lovely birds here, but the swans are by far the main attraction. They are extremely tame and expect to receive treats from humans, so they swim right up to people stationed along the walkways and bridges.

Thank Emily G
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This little park area is located across a canal from the Paquier and behind the City Hall. It is a peninsula that juts out into Lake Annecy, and it is lined with tree-shaded paths and picnic areas. There are benches every few yards and plenty...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed July 13, 2016

A nice walk with splendid views of the lake. Also the place to get onto the boat trips on the lake. whist we were there there was a music event and one of the stages was set up in the park. nice sheltered area to...More

Thank Trevor B
Reviewed June 11, 2016

We walked around this beautiful patch of green overlooking the L'ac du Annecy on a rainy cloudy day. Not too many folks walking around, which was nice as we pretty much got the place to ourselves.

Thank Wei-Yann C
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Tranquil setting. Perfect for a walk or a run or a picnic. Close to the center of town. The lake is the cleanest in Europe the Alps complete the scene. You can take a boat from here to tour the lake, a must do. The...More

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