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Tourism

Le lac d'Annecy

It is the second largest lake of glacial origin in France by area. Renowned for its cleanliness is one of the cleanest lakes in the world known for its many water sports, fishing, cycling, marathon and paragliding. Environmental qualities allow the observation of a preserved nature.
Day Lake is a fireworks display, one of the largest fireworks Europe (it takes about 1 hour 30 minutes) punctuated by a musical theme, which takes place every year on the first Saturday in August (since 1978 whereas before it took place on Sunday). It is taken from the lake, facing Pâquier in Annecy. More than 40,000 tickets are sold (stands and lawns) and more than 150 000 people attended the event from the lake, the surrounding hills and mountains or boats gathered behind the firing zone of fire of artifice.
Crossing the lake to swim is held every August 15. There are two races organized (2400m and 1000m) but also open to licensed amateurs. For the first time in 2008, joined the Lake Crossing Cup circuit in France of open water swimming.
Venetian Carnival takes place every year in late winter. Annecy, with canals running through its historic heart, is known as the Venice of the Alps. Hundreds of masks wander slowly and freely in the streets of Old Annecy and in the gardens of Europe for a whole weekend, pose, parade come together on the podiums.

Les Gorges du Fier

A natural built 10 km west of Annecy. A spectacular canyon and close ahead of where we set a gateway in the rock 25 meters above the river...

Le château Médieval de Montrottier

It was built between the thirteenth and seventeenth century above the Gorges du Fier in Lovagny. Its position is work-related erosion of the river descending from Mont-Charvin, carving deep gorges natural.
Despite the revisions, the castle of Montrottier still retains significant elements of medieval military architecture. It was built between the thirteenth and seventeenth century above the Gorges du Fier in Lovagny.

Le musée château d'Annecy

Historical monument since 1959, he is the former residence of the Counts of Geneva and Geneva-Dukes of Nemours. The museum has various exhibitions and collections relating to regional heritage, archeology lake in medieval sculpture, the landscape paintings, contemporary art and animation.
In the Chateau, the Regional Observatory alpine lakes is a homogeneous set of 700 m2 exhibition inviting visitors to discover these complex and fragile environments that are coveted lakes in the French Alps.

La Clusaz

Just steps from Annecy, the resort of La Clusaz cultivates excellence within the very exclusive "Top of the French alps", which guarantees high quality services to the most demanding international clientele. A La Clusaz, you will discover the warmth of the welcome Savoyard through passionate professionals who love their region and attentive to their guests.

Yvoire

Yvoire is a medieval fortified village on the shores of Lake Geneva. Yvoire is ranked among the most beautiful villages in France and is awarded at the contest Fleurissement towns and villages in 1959. Located one hour from Annecy and 30 minutes from Geneva and Evian on a point which marks the boundary between Little Lake and Grand Lake and has always represented a strategic position in the region.

Le Semnoz

Located 20 minutes from Annecy, offering winter all snow activities: downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, pedestrian routes luge. And in summer many activities for all the family: sledding, mini electric kart, karting, black mountain, visit the meadows, nature walk. At the top you can admire the superb panorama of 360 degrees.

Le château de Duingt

It sits on a peninsula between Lake Annecy almost in half. In the Middle Ages, the castle stood on an island but an artificial development by its new owners it is accessible by car. The discovery is possible from outside the bank. The castle is private and inhabited by the family Certeau, the visit is prohibited.

Chamonix Mont-Blanc

A mythical city in the heart of the Alps, at the foot of the highest peak in Europe: Mont Blanc.
4810 m of rock, snow, ice and dreams. Do not miss the breathtaking spectacle of Sea Ice, Glacier des Bossons. Fly to the Aiguille du Midi (3842 m) with its cable.

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