Known internationally for the beauty of its harmonious and picturesque landscape, but also for the quality of the lake water which, thanks to protection efforts have made it the purest lake in Europe.

Annecy is an alpine town in the foothills of the French Alps in South Eastern France, where Lake Annecy feeds into the Thiou River.

It's known for its Vieille Ville (old town), with cobbled streets, winding canals and pastel-colored houses.

Overlooking the city, the medieval Château d'Annecy, once home to the Counts of Geneva, contains a museum with regional artifacts such as Alpine furniture and religious art, plus a natural history exhibit.

Annecy, also known as the Venice of the alps. Due to the many canals that wind their way through the old town.

Annecy is well located in the heart of Europe, with its closest international airport being Geneva, Switzerland.

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Stayed for a week in May 2019. Gorgeous apartment, well equipped and spotlessly clean. Plenty of storage, bikes and laundry facilities. Lovely gardens and courtyard. Sandra is a wonderful host and hap ...

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