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Annecy

Haute-Savoie

Annecy, a privileged city between lake and mountains

Annecy, a tourist agglomeration of more than 207,562 people is in the department of Haute-Savoie, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Nicknamed the “Little Venice of the Alps”, Annecy has a perfect location between lake and mountains.
 
Lake Annecy, reputed to be the purest lake in Europe, attracts many curious people! With a surface area of 26,60 square kilomters and an average water temperature of 22°C in summer, there are more villages around the lake. It’s possible to walk around the lake, following the shore on most of the way. This 43 kilometers walk will allow you to discover wonderful landscapes around the lake. The Semnoz offers an extraordinary panorama of the mountains and other peaks.
 
Whatever the season, you will enjoy the lake in its different forms! Annecy is a perfect place for walk and leisure activities, and you will appreciate its green environment.
 
Capital of outdoor sports, Lake Annecy is famous for its water and air activities. The city is proud of Clémentine Lucine, world champion in water skiing and all the paragliding professionals. Among the most popular sports, there are stand-up paddle, water skiing, kayaking and diving. In the air, you will discover new sensations and landscapes from a new angle thanks to paragliding. A lot of baptisms are offered every day in Doussard. For those who wish to discover Lake annecy on foot you can go walking, cycling or rollerblading on the bike path. 
 
Annecy is also a city famous for its charm and culture: the water canals in the old town, the castle overlooking the town, the many museums and art exhibitions and its famous “Bridge of love”.Now one of the symbols of the city, this bridge which connects the Jardins d'Europe to the esplanade du Pâquier is an ideal spot to admire the turquoise waters of the lake and its unique panorama of the surrounding villages.
 
With a strong presence in Savoie and Haute-Savoie, VALLAT Rentals is specialized in the rental of chalets and apartments with hotel services in the most beautiful ski resorts of the Alps (Courchevel, Méribel and Tignes).More recently, in order to make you discover Annecy, an idyllic destination between lake and mountains, VALLAT has come around Lake Annecy.
 
Discover our selection of properties for rent and find the home of your dreams for your future summer holidays in Annecy.
 

In short,

The town

Lake Annecy is not limited to the beautiful city of Annecy, there are many towns and villages all around, allowing you to discover the lake and its activities from different angles. Come and spend your holidays in Annecy and discover Veyrier du lac, Menthon-Saint-Bernard, Talloires, Doussard, Duingt as well as Saint Jorioz and Sevrier.
 
For the lovers of gastronomy, go to Veyrier du Lac. This charming traditional village is home to the restaurant of Chef Yoann Conte, which is now 2* in the Michelin Guide. He will offer you a mixed cuisine, guided by the seasonality of the products.
 
Menthon-Saint-Bernard is famous for its castle dating from the 12th century. In the middle of a park, it’s one of the architectural jewels of Savoy. This pretty village is also the starting point for many hikes.
 
For castle lovers, there are also castles to discover on the charming village of Duingt on the other side of the lake and in Saint-Jorioz.
 
Sevrier, benefits from an ideal geographical situation near the old town of Annecy and its magnificent canals.

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