Annecy holidays Things to see & do, beaches, excursions from Annecy
Annecy is a beautiful town sitting on the edge of Lake Annecy and boasts several parks, squares and play areas providing a superb place for family holidays.
When wandering around the historical old town, its easy to imagine that you are in Venice as there are so many canals that are lined with cafes, restaurants and boutiques.
For food shopping, try the local market which takes place every Wednesday morning on the Rue des Pommaires - full of fresh produce from the area and a good place to stock up on essentials if you are on a self catering holiday.
|Nearest airport||Geneva (70km)|
|Nearest train station||Annecy|
Featured holiday rentals
Annecy is a very popular holiday destination throughout the year but especially during the summer with hikers and watersports enthusiasts visiting from all over Europe.
There is a very good selection of self catering holiday rentals such as town houses, cottages, hillside chalets and lakeside villas which are excellent value.See all rentals
Things to see and do in Annecy
|A few suggestions...|
|Take a steamer around Lake Annecy||✔|
|Tour the Castles of Annecy and Menthon St Bernard||✔|
|Day trip to Geneva for shopping||✔|
|Explore the hiking trails in the Massif Aravis mountains||✔|
|Ski in La Clusaz or Le Grand Bornand||✔|
Our view on Annecy
Annecy is a beautiful town on the edge of the lake and has everything you need for your cottage holiday in the lakes & mountains. Annecy has great lidos for watersports, many shops and restaurants and is the ideal base for exploring this stunning part of the Aravis mountain foothills any time of year.