trips around Annecy

Ideas of trips to do around Annecy.

Montreux

Montreux, Switzerland nestles in a sheltered Lake Geneva Leman bay, surrounded by vineyards and breathtaking backdrop of snow covered Alps. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montreux 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 https://www.taxi-massingy.com/en/col-de-la-forclaz/ 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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