trips around Annecy

Ideas of trips to do around Annecy.

Gruyère City

Gruyère City is a charming small medieval town in Switzerland, approximately 2 hours drive from Annecy. It is a nice drive along lake Leman first then in the Swiss country side. The Gruyère Castle surmonting the medieval town is remarkable for its imposing architecture and its historical collections. The town itself has so much to …

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St Gervais les Bains

Saint-Gervais-les-Bains is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department. The village is best known for tourism, and has been a popular holiday destination because of its beauty and location since the early 1900s. It has 450 km of ski pistes, reputed to be the third largest domain exclusively in France, and is one of the least …

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Diner in Chanaz

Fancy something different than eating out in Annecy? Try a romantic Diner in Chanaz! Chanaz is a lovely village in Savoie (approximately one hour away from Annecy). To reach Chanaz you can drive through Col de la Chambotte (stop at the Belvedere for the view on lake Bourget). Maybe spend the afternoon touring in Aix-les-Bains …

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