Lake Annecy tourism and travel guide
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France This Way comment: The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional region to explore
This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Lake Annecy. For detailed visitor information see the Lake Annecy travel guide.
Lake Annecy is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 2 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Lake Annecy is 435 kilometres from Paris).
Lake Annecy, France: places to visit and attractions
Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lake Annecy in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.
Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!
... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Savoie
Map of places to visit near Lake Annecy
Markets in and near Lake Annecy
- Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (1km)
- Annecy-le-Vieux: market Wednesday (2km)
- Seynod: market Wednesday (3km)
- Thones: market Saturday (14km)
- Rumilly: market Thursday (15km)
- Albens: market Friday (20km)
- Faverges: market Wednesday (21km)
- Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)
- La Clusaz: market Monday (22km)
- Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (22km)
More information about Lake Annecy, Rhone-Alpes
Tourist attractions near Lake Annecy, France
Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lake Annecy.
- Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (30km)
- Voltaire Chateau (40km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)
- La Roche-sur-Foron (23km)
- Sallanches (38km)
Regional Natural Parcs
- Massif des Bauges (24km)
- Les jardins du Prieuré (36km)
Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)
(see also historical French towns)
- Chambery (40km)
Sites of natural beauty
- Mont Veyrier (3km)
- Lac d'Annecy (5km)
- Roc de Chere (8km)
- Gorges du Fier (8km)
- Col de la Colombière (28km)
- Mole (34km)
- Col de Romme (37km)
- Cascade de la Diomaz (43km)
- Roc d'Enfer (49km)
Towns of Art and history
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)
Geography and distances
Distance to Lake Annecy
from Annecy (prefecture): 2 km
from Paris: 435 km
from Calais: 644 km
from Nice: 260 km
from Bordeaux: 538 km
from Strasbourg: 322 km
For driving distances to Lake Annecy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annecy, Annecy-le-Vieux, Argonay, Cran-Gevrier, Epagny, Menthon-Saint-Bernard, Metz-Tessy, Meythet, Naves-Parmelan, Pringy, Sevrier, Seynod, Veyrier-du-Lac and Villaz.
This page in French: Visiter Lake Annecy