Lake Annecy travel guide
Visit Lake Annecy: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Lake Annecy travel guide
Location: Lake Annecy is situated in the Haute-Savoie department (Rhone-Alpes region) in the east of France at 2 km from Annecy, the department capital. (General information: Lake Annecy is 435 km from Paris and 644 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Lake Annecy: these include Annecy at 1 km and Veyrier du Lac at 3 km. Annecy is a listed town of art and history at 1 km and Annecy is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 1 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Lake Annecy, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Lake Annecy
Veyrier du Lac 3km
La Clusaz 22km
Note that all distances from Lake Annecy shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Lake Annecy holidays and travel
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Markets near Lake Annecy
- Annecy: market every Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (1km)
- Annecy-le-Vieux: market every Wednesday (2km)
- Seynod: market every Wednesday (3km)
- Thones: market every Saturday (14km)
- Rumilly: market every Thursday (15km)
- Albens: market every Friday (20km)
- Faverges: market every Wednesday (21km)
- Lescheraines: market every Tuesday - seasonal market only - (21km)
- La Clusaz: market every Monday (22km)
- Le Grand-Bornand: market every Wednesday (22km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lake Annecy and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Lake Annecy map below.
Aquarium Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (30km)
National Monument Voltaire Chateau (40km)
Recommended Detour La Roche-sur-Foron (23km); Sallanches (38km)
Regional Natural Parc Massif des Bauges (24km)
Remarkable Garden Les jardins du Prieuré (36km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Chambery (40km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Roc de Chere (8km); Gorges du Fier (8km); Mole (34km); Cascade de la Diomaz (43km); Roc d'Enfer (49km)
Map of places to visit near Lake Annecy & Location Information
Commune: Lac d'Annecy
Distance to Lake Annecy
from Annecy (local prefecture): 2 km
from Paris: 435 km
from Calais: 644 km
from Nice: 260 km
from Bordeaux: 538 km
from Strasbourg: 322 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 14 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Lake Annecy): Annecy, Annecy-le-Vieux, Argonay, Cran-Gevrier, Epagny, Menthon-Saint-Bernard, Metz-Tessy, Meythet, Naves-Parmelan, Pringy, Sevrier, Seynod, Veyrier-du-Lac and Villaz.
For driving distances to Lake Annecy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Lake Annecy