Located in Haute-Savoie, Annecy is a charming town called the Venice of the Alps thanks to the many canals that run through it. Annecy is a very popular destination for holidaymakers thanks to the number of activities that can be done there in summer and winter. Indeed, the city shelters a large lake allowing to practice various nautical sports in summer and many stations allowing to make winter sports during the cold season. If you want to go to spend some lake Annecy holidays, here is some information that could help you organize your vacation well.
How to reach the city of Annecy?
Annecy is an easily accessible city. If you want to travel by car, just take the A41 motorway through Lyon or Geneva. If you wish to take the train, TGVs regularly connect the city with Paris, Annemasse and Lyon. The city of Annecy also has an airport where you can land if you want to travel by plane from Geneva. When you reach your destination, you can take the bus to get around, because the city has many lines.
When to go to Annecy?
The best time to go to Annecy is in april: the climate is mild and there is little rain. The temperature during this period is on average 16 °. But if you want to enjoy water sports, we advise you to go to Annecy between May and October during which the climate is hot and the temperature can reach 27 °. From November to March, the climate is very unfavorable in Annecy, because the average temperature is 6 ° and it rains almost all the time.
What accommodation should you choose during your holidays in Annecy?
You have many choices: hotel, guest house, apartment rental, youth hostel and campsite in Annecy. But for an extraordinary family holiday, we recommend the campsite in Annecy: it is friendly and there is no shortage of activities to do. In addition, by choosing a campsite in Annecy such as campingideal.com, you will benefit from quality services, a quiet location with a large location, a location with a magnificent setting and several infrastructures such as a water park, large slide, pools, heated pool, restaurant, rooms and playgrounds, etc. In addition, in a campsite in Annecy, you will enjoy the comfort of the many accommodation options available (mobile home, bungalow, tent, chalet, caravan, etc.).
What to do and see in Annecy?
During your lake Annecy holidays, you can do lots of fun activities: water sports on the lake, hiking, paragliding, cycling, discovery walks and others. Many events usually enliven the city: the lake festival is commonly held in August, the animated film festival takes place regularly in June, etc. For those who like to party and go out in the evening, Annecy has many bars, restaurants, night clubs and a casino where you can have fun. Classified city of Art and History, the city also shelters many sites and inheritance to be visited like the old city, the gardens of Europe, the bridge of the Amours, the castle of Annecy, the Gallo House, the Hôtel de Sales, Saint-Pierre cathedral, Palais de l'Isle, Novel castle, etc.