We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ile des Cygnes

Features Animals
Review Highlights
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
Nambucca Heads, Australia
Read all 49 reviews
All photos (25)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Sep 5, 2018
“Nice walk by a very clean mountain spring lake”
Oct 8, 2017
“Great for strolling”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in One Day in Annecy
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
| Face aux Jardins de l’Europe, Annecy, France
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Annecy
from $60.40
More Info
from $37.20
More Info
Reviews (49)
Filter reviews
8 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
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

Thank MissmydoginCT
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 nearby hotels
Le Boutik Hotel
112 reviews
.20 miles away
Hotel de Savoie
148 reviews
.26 miles away
Hotel du Palais de l'Isle
366 reviews
.28 miles away
Splendid Hotel
872 reviews
.30 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 545 nearby restaurants
Auberge de Savoie
621 reviews
.26 miles away
Savoie Bar
135 reviews
.27 miles away
Bistrot Vignes&Boeuf
188 reviews
.24 miles away
Bateau-Restaurant MS Libellule
396 reviews
.19 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 125 nearby attractions
La Vieille Ville
3,824 reviews
.27 miles away
Jardins de l'Europe
258 reviews
.14 miles away
Pont des Amours
832 reviews
.11 miles away
Lake Annecy Tourist Office
602 reviews
.30 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ile des Cygnes staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines