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Château d'Annecy

Château d'Annecy: Our most recommended tours and activities

Private 2-hour Walking Tour of Annecy with official guide

1. Private 2-hour Walking Tour of Annecy with official guide

Annecy is known as the jewel of the Haute-Savoie. It is located on the northwestern shore of the Annecy lake. The wonderful Annecy’s Vieille Ville (Old Town), which extends from the Château d’Annecy down to its beautiful canals, holds a very special antique charm We will start this 2-hour private walking tour of Annecy with your private official tour guide at a centrally located meeting point. If you are arriving from out of town with us or own your own, we will arrange the best possible meeting point for a comfortable start of this private tour. Amongst others, here are some sites that you will enjoy: Lac d’Annecy Vieille Ville Jardins de l’Europe Pont des Amours Palais de l’Île Cathedral and Basilica Chateau d’Annecy Much more! Your private official tour guide will be at your full disposal for 2 hours.

Private Trip From Geneva to Annecy in France

2. Private Trip From Geneva to Annecy in France

If you are looking for a romantic adventure, then this excursion is the perfect match for you! This trip can be organised according to your preferences, offering a personal approach. Start the journey from any convenient location for you in Geneva. Hop into a comfortable car or minivan for a short but pleasant ride to the charming town of Annecy, situated 35 km away from Geneva and right at the base of the snow-covered Alps. Annecy is also known as the “Venice of the Alps” due to the Thiou River flowing through the town creating canals reminiscent of Venice. Located beside the clear waters of Lake Annecy, the town offers a large green park with walkways, tiny bridges, fountains, swans and options for boating activities. Wander around and explore the delightful Old town, which was built in the Middle Ages. Take a look at the central landmark of Annecy – Palais de I’lsle, a medieval castle and prison built in the 12th century that is now an art and history museum. Discover the Chateau d’Annecy – a renovated castle, dominating the town. Afterward, you will take a boat trip and sail around the lake to see the tiny villages dotted at the shores of the lake, the Menthon Saint Bernard – a castle built in the 13th century and enjoy the beautiful view.  You can have a meal by trying local dishes at one of the canal-side cafes or restaurants. Do not forget to bring your camera, as it is going to be a very picturesque journey!

Private tour to Annecy from Geneva

3. Private tour to Annecy from Geneva

A private tour to Annecy from Geneva is a fantastic way to escape the city and explore the stunning Alpine scenery and rich history of the region. Led by an expert guide, this personalized tour offers a unique perspective on the beauty of the French Alps and allows you to discover the charming town of Annecy and its many landmarks. The tour typically begins with a pickup at your hotel or a designated meeting point. From there, you will travel by private vehicle to Annecy, which is situated on the shores of Lake Annecy and surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery. One of the highlights of the tour is the charming old town of Annecy, which is renowned for its winding streets, historic buildings, and canals. Here, you can explore the picturesque alleys and visit landmarks such as the Château d'Annecy, which offers stunning views over the town and lake. Another highlight of the tour is Lake Annecy itself, which is known for its crystal-clear waters and stunning Alpine scenery. You can take a leisurely stroll along the lake's shores, admire the views of the surrounding mountains, or even take a boat ride to explore the lake's many hidden coves and beaches. Throughout the tour, your guide will provide insights into the region's rich history and culture, sharing fascinating stories and anecdotes about its past and present. They will also be happy to answer any questions you may have and offer recommendations for further exploration. A private tour to Annecy from Geneva is a truly immersive experience that allows you to discover the beauty of the French Alps and gain a deeper understanding of the culture and history of the region. Whether you are a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, this tour is sure to leave you with unforgettable memories and a newfound appreciation for the stunning natural beauty of the region.

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