A stroll through the market in Annecy

This is one of the most typical markets in the Savoy region. Three times a week, the arcaded streets of the old town, paved and coloured, welcome the ... lire plus !

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15 sites to discover around Annecy

Is it necessary to present Annecy and its lake with emerald waters in which the Alps are reflected? This tourist mecca in Savoie is indeed surprisingly charming and ... lire plus !

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Cycling Lake Annecy: one of France’s best tours

When you drive around the mountains surrounding Annecy you’ll pass many cyclists tempted by the challenging climbs which are sometimes pretty ambitious. If you’re not one of them ... lire plus !

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The return from the Alpine pastures in Annecy

I’ve known about the return from the Alpine pastures for a long time. I had heard of great festivals happening in Austria, Switzerland and Bavaria but only recently ... lire plus !

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What we discovered in the Glieres Plateau

Since we arrived in Annecy, we’ve been told the Glieres Plateau (Plateau des Glières) was a must-to-see in the region. Coming from Thorens-Glières, the road climbs the impressive limestone escarpments ... lire plus !

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What to see in Groisy in the Annecy region?

Commanding fine views of the Alps and as far as the Jura, the village of Groisy is situated 20 minutes from central Annecy. We have been living here ... lire plus !

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Why we chose Annecy as our new French base

After three years residing in the Paris region, we finally moved to Annecy for our new French base in 2017. This beautiful part of Eastern France is located ... lire plus !

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Our photos taken during a week spent in Annecy

You would have probably noticed it on our Facebook or Instagram accounts, we went out of the Paris region to stay in the French Alps. A week spent in ... lire plus !

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Discover the fantastic Annecy Venetian Carnival

Every year in Winter an elegant and mysterious carnival takes place in the French Alps town of Annecy. With people wearing fantastic Venetian-style masks, the Annecy Venetian Carnival is one of the most ... lire plus !

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Discover the mighty fortress of Annecy Castle

The imposing Annecy Castle in Haute-Savoie is majestically placed atop one of the last promontories of the Semnoz Mountain overlooking the lake with the old town of Annecy nestled ... lire plus !

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