trips around Annecy

Ideas of trips to do around Annecy.


Montreux, Switzerland nestles in a sheltered Lake Geneva Leman bay, surrounded by vineyards and breathtaking backdrop of snow covered Alps. The montreux Jazz Festival which takes place in June/July and features concerts on a variety of stages and parks is very famous. Because of the exceptionally mild climate it is called the capital of the …

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Tamié abbey

Tamié Abbey

Tamié Abbey (Abbaye de Tamié) is a Cistercian monastery, located in the Bauges mountain range in the Savoies region of France near Faverges at the end of Lake Annecy. It was founded in 1132, as a daughter house of Bonnevaux Abbey, by Peter of Tarentaise, who was also the first abbot. It continues as a …

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Angon waterfall

Angon waterfall is next to Talloires, on the East side of the Lake, on the way up to Col de la Forclaz (see my previous post From Annecy you have to take the D909, just before Angon take the exit to the left. The trail starts a little bit further and goes steep up. Another …

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