Annecy, the gateway to Lake Annecy Annecy is one of most beautiful destinations in France for nature lovers. Around the Lake Annecy, there is a feel of serenity and relaxation. Sports and nature are the prime attractions. One can have a go at water-skiing, rowing, kayak, sailing, kite-surfing, canyoning, skiing, snowkiting, cycling, trekking, (...)
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Annecy city guide
Annecy, the gateway to Lake Annecy
Annecy is one of most beautiful destinations in France for nature lovers. Around the Lake Annecy, there is a feel of serenity and relaxation. Sports and nature are the prime attractions. One can have a go at water-skiing, rowing, kayak, sailing, kite-surfing, canyoning, skiing, snowkiting, cycling, trekking, paragliding and climbing. All this in an incredibly beautiful natural setting. And of course the town itself has a lot to offer. The landmarks in Annecy are the Castles of Annecy and Menthon St Bernard.
If you are there in summer, don’t miss the numerous beaches on the lakeside and take advantage of water which is at 24° Celsius all day in summer. You can also ride along the second longest cycle track in France which goes through some enchanting scenery. If it’s in winter, put on your ski-boots and head to the region’s ski resorts right next to the Lake.
In Annecy in the Haute-Savoie, recipes are handed down generation to for the delight of everyone. Discover the region’s which consist of lake fish, cheeses and wines, aromas and plants from mountains. A true reflection of authentic terroir cuisine.
Annecy is a touristic town and as such you are bound to have a choice of shops in the city centre. From souvenir shops to local and international brands, you will have everything in Annecy.
Office de tourisme de Annecy
1 rue Jean Jaurès 74000 Annecy.
Tel: +33 (0)4 50 45 00 33
The city’s tourist office has a helpful personnel, insider information and tips as well as handy maps and brochures. The city’s tourist office also arranges tours and excursions and is a focal point for local accommodation.
Trains are convenient way to reach any town and city in Europe. All main towns have a railway station, while major cities have more than two railway stations. Nearly all railway stations are located in the city centre. Check our map to locate railway station(s) in Annecy.
Annecy railway station(s)
Annecy Train Station
Address: Place de la Gare 74000 AnnecyOpening hours: Monday to Sunday: 4:30am to 9pm
Saturday and Sunday: 4:30am to 9pm Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER)
SNCF rail agents, Facilities for disabled persons, Lost and found, Waiting rooms, Tourist Information Office, Toilets, Luggage trolley, ATM and Public Payphone.
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- "Review for the trip" Wen-i l. 20/11/2013
The best train trip I have ever had! Excellent!!
- "Good" . 01/11/2013
had good rides
- "Train to Annecy" Kathleen b. 10/10/2013
It was very easy and only took a few hours to get directly to Annecy from Paris.
- "Excellant trip" John p. 20/09/2013
Can't fault the journey. Easy to access, very comfortable and even though it was an almost four hour journey the time passed very quickly and was a lot more interesting than on a plane.
- "Wonderful experitnce" Pin-hsun c. 05/09/2013
We went to Marseille from Paris by TGV train. We enjoyed the experience on the train.
- "Canadian family" Karin r. 07/08/2013
Enjoyed the experience. Train was delayed at one station due to a car crash on the tracks. We could get off the train for a bit if we wished but I could not as my daughter was sleeping. The conductors did come by with water (free of charge), which is just what I needed given the hot day and they had to turned the engines off, thus the AC. Très apprecié.
- "Excellent!" Nuno m. 03/07/2013
My trip from Annecy to Paris on the TGV was excellent!
- "Very good" Abdulaziz a. 21/06/2013
Very good trip with Family we enjoy
- "rr" Yohan k. 22/03/2013
Fast, Comfortable. That's all.