Things to see and do - Annecy
Unmissable tourist sites
Annecy Travel guide
Annecy : Michelin's recommendations
Annecy, known as the «Venice of Savoie»sits majestically on the side of its lake opposiite one of the best water and mountain spectacles anywhere in the French Alps. The town is constantly changing with its economic importance increasing in line with its industrialisation.
Tourist attractions Annecy : Things to see and do
D909 F - 74000 Annecy
Annecy lake, the jewel of the Alps and the Savoie region has a very seductive air about it, with summits which frame its dark blue waters. 17km long with an area of 2 800 ha and a depth of 45 m. Which are made up of two basins formerly seperated by a..
3 passage de l'Île F - 74000 Annecy
Built on an island in the 12C, the residence of the counts of Geneva has been the state mint, a prison (last in use during the Occupation), law courts and these days it houses Annecy's Heritage Centre. It makes for an attractive scene, with its forbi..
r. Jean-Jacques-Rousseau F - 74000 Annecy
By and large a pedestrian area -with houses in archways, circular Italian wells, quays, palaces and churches, there is a certain charm to this old quarter...an entourage or rare harmony.
16, rampe du Château F - 74000 Annecy
Hotel du Chateau is a traditional, peaceful, family-run hotel situated at the foot of Annecy Castle. It has splendid views over the old town and free on-site parking. Guest rooms at the Hotel du Chateau are simple but comfortable. They are equipped ..
13 Rue Perriere F - 74000 Annecy
Prix Prices from : 128 €
This hotel is located in the heart of Annency, a few steps from the castle. It offers individually-decorated rooms with views of the canals, the medieval castle or the town. Each air-conditioned guest-room in the 18th-century building has satellite ..
19, Rue Vaugelas F - 74000 Annecy
Situated 200 metres from the shores of Lake Annecy, Alexandra Hotel is at the entrance of the medieval old town and pedestrian shopping streets. It offers en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi. A flat-screen TV with international and TNT channels is provid..
9 r. Perrière F - 74000 Annecy
Boeuf Patate is not just a restaurant, it is the tribute of a great chef - Laurent Petit of Le Clos des Sens - to his father, an artisan butcher. Hence the menu comprising nothing but fine meats, which are faultlessly prepared and accompanied by pota..
10 r. de la Poste F - 74000 Annecy
This chic, designer neo-bistro is a great place and has already won favour with local foodies. It has a style of cooking that goes against the grain. It brings innovation to local cuisine, always with a certain lightheartedness, quality ingredients a..
1 passage Golliardi F - 74000 Annecy
In the historic centre of Annecy, this restaurant proposes an original concept: a wine bar. The client serves himself a glass from a choice of some 40 bottles, ranging from local wines to Bordeaux vintages. All accompanied by tapas made with fresh in..
21 r. Royale F - 74000 Annecy
An inviting minimalist decor, with exquisite sketches done by the chef's father-in-law hanging on the walls. The chef has worked in some top establishments and the result is a deliciously refined, delicate cuisine. It emphasises the clean, simple fla..
7 chemin Belvédère F - 74000 Annecy
A restaurant perched high up, a terrace with a superb view of the lake, a plush interior... but most noteworthy is the food - tantalising, contemporary and subtly creative. If you need a place to stay, the trendy looking rooms are pleasant.
25 bis av. de Loverchy F - 74000 Annecy
This restaurant, now a firm favourite with the locals, is run by a young couple with a love for the Mediterranean fish denti. They are both fine, versatile cooks and concoct tasty market cuisine, with a focus on fish and an eye on the seasons - far f..
1 pl. St-François-de-Sales F - 74000 Annecy
Next to the Eglise St-François, this little restaurant is stylish and inviting with its light wood panelling. It offers contemporary cuisine using quality ingredients, a dessert trolley, a pretty terrace and service with a smile.
10 r. Vaugelas F - 74000 Annecy
Contemporary oak panelling, light pouring in through the glass doors on one side of the room, flowers in the courtyard... The owner's brother, an architect, created this intimate, elegant and timeless interior. As for the food, you can expect refined..
13 r. J. -Mermoz F - 74940 Annecy
The refined and sophisticated decor makes for a wonderful place to savour the chef's subtle, inventive cuisine, which uses herbs and spices to good effect. The terrace overlooking Annecy is so pretty. Superb food, a magnificent wine selection and gue..