You want to know donde sleep in Annecy be ideally located and enjoy this charming little town? Do you know which district to stay in Annecy? Are you looking for good hotel addresses overlooking the magnificent Lake Annecy? This article was written for you!
For those in a hurry and those who already trust me, it is in the purple area below that I advise you to look for accommodation in Annecy, they will be ideally located, in the heart of Annecy and close to the lake. from Annecy!
Here is the action plan for this article to save time (use the menu on the right to access the desired section):
- In which district to stay in Annecy
- Where to sleep in Annecy?
- Romantic hotel in front of Lake Annecy
- Activities during your stay in Annecy
- Read my article "What to see in Annecy"
1) What neighborhood to sleep in in Annecy
In the heart of the mountains is the beautiful little town of Annecy. 45 minutes from Geneva, 1h15 from Grenoble, 1h40 from Mont Blanc or 1h45 from Lyon. It is also called the “Venice of the Alps” thanks to its small canals, not to mention its magnificent lake known for the purity of its waters!
Annecy is a destination that will blow your mind.
But let's see where to find a hotel in Annecy to easily enjoy your stay without having to walk 20 minutes to get to the city center. Well, it's quite simple, it is between the children's playground on Île Saint Joseph and the Jardin de l'Europe (on the shores of Lake Annecy) that I advise you to look for accommodation.
But since a map will speak to you better than words, it is in the purple area where you should look for a hotel.
2) Where to stay Annecy
In this part I will give you some good addresses that I have found and that YOU have advised me.
The Hotel du Château is a very good address, ideally located in Annecy, close to everything, read the reviews! Nearby you have a public parking (free at night).
If you want a small apartment, always in a good location, you have the Privilodge Le Royal, which is also a good value-for-money address in the heart of Annecy.
Are you looking for a small budget that is always well located? Right next to Ile Joseph, 50 meters from the historic center of Annecy, you have the Ibis hotel, read the reviews.
A stone's throw from the station is the Hôtel des Alpes which is located a few minutes from the city center. A good address with a very good quality / price ratio, to see!
3) Romantic hotel in front of Lake Annecy
A very nice address located 1km from Annecy city center, the Imperial Palace and its incredible view of Lake Annecy, the price is with you but take a look because they sometimes offer discounts. The hotel offers a gourmet restaurant, bar, lounge, swimming pool, sauna, hammam, treatments ...
An address to make your other half dream, for more info they sometimes offer discounts so check it out!
Another quite amazing address is Tresom laks and spa, located 1,5 km from Annecy city center, the photos speak for themselves. Read the reviews!
Annecy is surrounded by lush mountains and sits at the foot of an equally magnificent lake. It is also a real pleasure to walk around the lake or even swim there! What we love is being able to swim in front of the mountain, what a luxury!
Obviously, rather in summer, because the rest of the year, the water is still fresh ...
In addition, speaking of swimming, the beach of Albigny is very pleasant, in addition, the depth of the water is less, it is without a doubt why, that it is so appreciated by families.
Still on the edge of the lake, there is a large grassy esplanade, this is what we call "la Pâquier" or the "Champs de Mars"; the people of Annecy gather there for a picnic, to play… It is a popular place to live.
There are always water activities on offer (boat, pedal boat, sailing ...), you will certainly find your happiness once there.
4) Activities during your stay in Annecy
Annecy is an active city all year round, do not hesitate to take a look at the tourist office, for example you have the famous Animation Film Festival, the Lake Festival, the Déambule festival, the Venice Carnival. , the Saint-André fair, and many others.
Epicurean? Why not discover the culture of the region, with your palate? If you are a cheese and wine enthusiast, this activity is for you. It is a tasting carried out by two specialists.
It lasts about two hours and is truly a culinary delight! For more information, it is here. (Possibility of group reservation).
- Fun Annecy Segway Tour
Segway rides lend themselves wonderfully to the surroundings of this city. In fact, one of the great advantages is that the city center is almost entirely pedestrianized. Therefore, it is very pleasant to walk there, and even more so on a segway!
These are guided tours, ideal for exploring a city. Breaks are planned along the route to take pictures. To find out more, click on the format that interests you.
- Tour guiado en segway 1h00 - 40 €
- Tour guiado en segway 1h30 - 50 €
- Tour guiado en segway 2h00 - 60 €
- Discover the surroundings of Annecy
Here is a map that will let you know what you can visit in Annecy, it has a lot to do!
- El Massif des Aravis:
Do you know the majestic Aravis massif? They are majestic mountains, with peaks reaching an altitude of 2750 meters! However, surprisingly, the terrain offers gentle slopes, which are very pleasant for visitors.
Located between Annecy and Mégève, the Aravis valley can also be explored by electric bike ... Live an adventure, for a day, to fill your eyes, but not too much on your calves!
- To learn more and / or book your activity, click here.
- A restaurant on the other side of Lake Annecy with stunning views?
Chalet la Pricaz is a very good address (Googlemap link).
Do not hesitate to leave a comment at the bottom of the page to give me your impressions, share a good address, a hotel, a bar ... Sharing is good;)
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See you soon!
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