"BEAUTIFUL & BUSY ANNECY!" Top 5 Page for this destination Annecy by balhannah
Annecy Travel Guide: 254 reviews and 792 photos
If your are travelling to the French Alp's, then a city name you probably would have heard, would be Annecy.
Situated at the edge of a turquoise lake of the same name, Annecy is one of the most beautiful and popular resort towns of the French Alps.
At the base of the Chateau, is rue Sainte-Claire, the main street of the old town, with arcaded shops and houses.
The most picturesque part of Annecy, is the warren of lanes, passages and arcaded houses, below the Chateau and where the Canal du Thiou, passes through the Town from the lake into the River Fier.
The houses, surrounded by canal-side railings overflowing with geraniums and petunias, are lovely!
We drove part way around the Lake and enjoyed it, if you do the full circle, it is 40km's.
Another way and less stressful, is to do a Boat tour on the Lake.
Frequent boats that depart from Annecy's canal-side port, with the possibility of stopovers or returning later in the day are offered by Compagnie de Navigation on place aux Bois, beside Quai Bayreuth.
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- In a nutshell:City in a very pretty setting!
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