Annecy, between lake and mountain, famous for its old town and paved streets with pastel colored facades, its canals which have given it the nickname of Venice of the Alps. A medieval castle created by the counts of Geneva seems to watch over the roofs of the old districts. Meander through the colorful streets, enjoy the views from the gateway of the stunning « Pont des Amours », then visit « Le Paquier » or « Les jardins de l’Europe » and its century old trees.
In the heart of the town, the « Palais de l’île » is built on a natural rocky island and makes up the most emblematic of its monuments. For sports lovers, it is the capital of Europe for outdoor sports and has an exceptional environment for nautical activities like yachting, water ski, as well as mountain activities like paragliding, rafting, canyoning, skiing… There are hiking trails around the lake and tours across the lake in motorboats or pedalos. The pearl of the Alps has a great selection of accommodation around the town and its surroundings. The destination is as popular in the summer as it is in winter.