If you are staying in Annecy but wish to discover more about the area, you can drive approximately 30 min to Aix-les-Bains and its lake called Bourget. It is bigger than Annecy’s lake but probably less crowded but very nice too. Aix-les-Bains, locally called Aix, is a commune in the Savoie department. Rising from the …

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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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