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Cartoonist

Below a post about the different cartoonist available in the area. A caricature in Annecy like in Montmartre in Paris? You will find the artists in July and August, cartoonists are next to the Rampe du Château at the Place des Efléchères near the Crêperie Bolée in the Old Town. 15€ per kid or 20€ …

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Supermarkets in Annecy

Supermarkets in or near Annecy:     Below you will find the full list of supermarkets or hypermarkets in the area http://supermarches.grandes-enseignes.com/74-haute-savoie/74010-annecy.php  Auchan in Grand Epagny 74330 Epagny is probably the biggest in the area, it is also surrounded by a lot of other shops and restaurants. Big free parking but can be crowded during …

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Opinel knife

 The traditional Opinel knife has a beechwood handle and a high carbon steel blade. Opinel is a company that has manufactured and marketed a line of self-named knives since 1890 from its headquarters in St Jean de Maurienne (Savoie), where the family run company also operates a museum dedicated to its knives. The company sells …

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Sophie

You probably know her already? Sophie la Girafe, but you might not know her place of birth! Guess what? It was created and is still made by Vulli factory in Rumilly (20 km from Annecy). The girafe was born on May 25th in the year 1961, on Saint Sophie’s day. In those days, the only …

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Monchus Map

The Monchus Map is a map according to Savoyards This post is specially for Marty (my favourite Monchu)! In Patois Savoyards, Monchus means Monsieur, but this was the nickname of the well dressed Parisians tourists. This is a joke…so do not take it seriously… Monchus sympas = nice people Monchus attardés = mentally retarded person …

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