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Annecy is categorised as Lakeside

Lake Annecy (Photo Courtesy: Yves LC)
Château d’Annecy (Photo Courtesy: Kemper Boyd)
Palais de l’isle (Photo Courtesy: Yves LC)
View of the Canal (Photo Courtesy: Sba2)

Reasons to Visit
  • Annecy is a beautiful resort town in the French Alps bordering Switzerland at a short distanc from Geneva
  • The Annecy is one of the world's leading locations for paragliding
  • Annecy is popular for watersports (sailing, rowing, wakeboarding, water skiing) and wintersports (alpine skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing).
  • Ski Resorts of Le Semnoz, La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand are within an hour away from Annecy.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Geneva (38 kms), Lyon (139 kms), Bern (198 kms)

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  • Understanding France - An Indian Perspective

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    Palais de l'isle is beautiful 12th century building located on a triangular islet on the banks Canal du Thiou. Over the centuries, Palais de l'isle has served a royal residence, a courthouse, a mint and a prison. Today it home to a local museum that hosts exhibits on local architecture and history. Palais de l'isle is the most striking building in Annecy and attracts many tourists.
    Architecture, History
    Château d'Annecy is charming 13th-16th century castle that was once home to the Counts of Geneva. The castle dominated the skyline of Annecy. The castle has been restored and currently houses a museum exhibiting a variety of medieval sculptures, furniture, paintings and historical information.

Destinations within reach from Annecy

  • Geneva ( 38 Km )

    Geneva is referred to the Peace Capital of the World. Geneva is the second largest city of more

  • Chamonix ( 101 Km )

    Chamonix is located in one of the most dramatic valleys of the French Alps near the mighty peaks more

  • Lyon ( 139 Km )

    Lyon is a city in east-central France, in the Rhône-Alpes region, situated between Paris and more

  • Bern ( 198 Km )

    Bern is capital of Switzerland and enchants visitors with a traditional feel of Old Town. Bern is more

  • Gstaad ( 210 Km )

    Gstaad is a major ski resort and a popular destination premium / luxury travellers and more

  • Zermatt ( 273 Km )

    Zermatt (5310 ft asl) is famed as a mountaineering and ski resort of the Swiss Alps. The town lies more

  • Dijon ( 281 Km )

    Dijon is the capital city of the historical Burgundy region in eastern France, one of the more

  • Basel ( 291 Km )

    Basel is situated in the northernmost tip of Switzerland, neighbouring two countries: Germany, more

  • Zurich ( 318 Km )

    Zurich is the lifestyle capital of Switzerland that thrives in ancient history and culture. Zurich more

  • Milan ( 336 Km )

    Milan is The fashion capital of the world, houses the most popular and famous fashion designers more

  • Lugano ( 391 Km )

    Lugano is situated in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland, Luganois surrounded by mountains. more

  • Fussen ( 543 Km )

    Füssen is an enchanting little town nestled in the Bavarian Alps and the southern highlight of the more

  • Paris ( 561 Km )

    Paris is capital of France and a common arrival point for International Travellers. Paris is most more

  • Reims ( 567 Km )

    Reims is beautiful historic city in Northern France. The city has played an important role in more

  • Nice ( 581 Km )

    Nice is one of the places in the French Riviera that leave guests fascinated by its Old Town feel more

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Nearest Airport in Annecy
  • Geneva International Airport ( GVA ) , Geneva-38 Kms
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