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Overview

Annecy, the gateway to Lake Annecy

Annecy is one of most beautiful destinations in France for nature lovers. Around the Lake Annecy, there is a feel of serenity and relaxation. Sports and nature are the prime attractions. One can have a go at water-skiing, rowing, kayak, sailing, kite-surfing, canyoning, skiing, snowkiting, cycling, trekking, paragliding and climbing. All this in an incredibly beautiful natural setting. And of course the town itself has a lot to offer. The landmarks in Annecy are the Castles of Annecy and Menthon St Bernard.

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If you are there in summer, don’t miss the numerous beaches on the lakeside and take advantage of water which is at 24° Celsius all day in summer. You can also ride along the second longest cycle track in France which goes through some enchanting scenery. If it’s in winter, put on your ski-boots and head to the region’s ski resorts right next to the Lake.

In Annecy in the Haute-Savoie, recipes are handed down generation to for the delight of everyone. Discover the region’s which consist of lake fish, cheeses and wines, aromas and plants from mountains. A true reflection of authentic terroir cuisine.

Annecy is a touristic town and as such you are bound to have a choice of shops in the city centre. From souvenir shops to local and international brands, you will have everything in Annecy.


Office de tourisme de Annecy
1 rue Jean Jaurès 74000 Annecy.
Tel: +33 (0)4 50 45 00 33

The city’s tourist office has a helpful personnel, insider information and tips as well as handy maps and brochures. The city’s tourist office also arranges tours and excursions and is a focal point for local accommodation.

Train station(s)

Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Annecy can be found.

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Barcelona to annecy What is the quickest way by train to make this journey? Travelling in July 2017. When will booking for 14th July be available? Thanks

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What pass should i purchase? Hi Im trying to find out if its cheaper for us to buy a pass or tickets individually for some of the following. We aren planning to travel next May 9th 2017 from Amsterdam-Bruges-Paris-Strasbourg-Colmar-Lyon-Annecy-Barcelona. Need some advice (...)

TERRY A. | 15 de mayu de 2016 answered | 0 Comments
How long are the train trips from bayeux to blois, from blois to nimes, and from nimes to anency? Would like to travel France completely by train. Thinking of taking the train from Paris to Bayeux and to make numerous smaller train trips in Normandy using Bayeux as a base. Next we would like to visit the Loire Valley , basing our day trips (...)

theresa p. | 26 de abril de 2016 answered | 0 Comments
How do i change to an earlier train? milan --> annecy Hi, I've accidentally booked the wrong time train 4.10pm instead of 8.50am from Milan, Italy to Annecy, France on the 14th June How can i change this - dates and class are the same, I just need to be on the earlier train? Thanks, (...)

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Customer reviews

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    TGV - PARIS TO ANNECY |
    "I have travelled this route many times on the TGV - First Class and the journey is around 4 to 4.5 hours for the direct train option. A very comfortable trip and up to TGV Standard - departed on time, arrived on time. The improvements to City of Annecy Railway Station were much needed and have been very well done. Looking forward to my next trip to this wonderful Region of Eastern France. "

  • Rail trip to Paris  |
    "Fast and efficient, very comfortable, with dinning car a great facility "

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    Rail trip to Annecy |
    "Good value, convenient site of station and timetable "

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    Dijon 2015 |
    "Service was on time and made the last leg of a long journey very enjoyable and easy. "

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    France 2015 |
    "Have used this service on earlier trips and it lived up toexpectations this time as well. On time service was important as we had to make a connection in Part Dieu, this worked to perfection with minutes to spare. "

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    Paris to Annecy |
    "The train trip from Paris to Annecy takes four hours and is a great way to see the French countryside. Train travel in Europe is quite expensive and there were no available discounts for this journey. However the train is comfortable and a generally pleasant way to get around. It is easier than transits to and from airports but quite difficult managing luggage through the Paris metro as well as on and off the train itself. There certainly is not sufficient room to hold suitcases even in a first class carriage. "

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    Comfortable but slow |
    "Slow trip, comfortable but slow. Friendly service. "

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    Pleasant trip to Annecy |
    "I found Rail Europe really easy to use online and so handy to be able to print my own tickets. Also the customer service was very good and prompt when I had a query regarding the PDF print out of my ticket. The TGV is a great way to travel. I went from Paris to Annecy in about 3-3.5hrs. The only reason I have given less stars for Value for money, was because it said online that First Class had USB's in the carriages and a meal/drink. This was not true, either on the way or way back. This wouldn't have bothered me, but I was expecting it, so it's disappointing if you expect to be able to charge your phone or use your tablet. Also I was starving but kept waiting for the meal to appear :). The carriages/coach numbers are a bit confusing too/don't match up, but this is probably TGV's area.They are minor points though, overall, a very easy and pleasant experience. "

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    excellent |
    "Fantastic service, comfortable seating and a pleasant journey through the country. Arriving at Pancras station I dare say is far more convenient than Heathrow. "

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    Great |
    "The train was on time. comfortable, convenient and fast. All staff were pleasant and helpful. This was a great and easy way to travel from the centre of one city to the other. "

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