What to do around Lake Annecy?

Are you planning to spend your holidays near Lake Annecy? Discover here some activities you can do during your stay in the region.

Nautical activities on Lake Annecy

During sunny days, the lake is ideal for swimming. Several beaches welcome you around the lake ranging from the beaches of Albigny to the beaches of Marquisats. On the east bank, you have the beaches of Veyrier, Menthon and Talloires to enjoy the sun in the evening. On the west bank, you have the beaches of Sévrier and Bout du Lac. You can also picnic on the banks, in the shade or contemplate the landscape around the lake by bike. Several cycle paths are laid out around Lake Annecy. If you live in an holiday rentals lake annecy campsite like campingideal.com, you have additional activities available. In fact, in a 4-star campsite, mobile homes and pitches for tents and caravans are not only what attract customers. There is also its swimming pool, its water park, its slide and its playgrounds. In the evening, you are even entitled to entertainment: karaoke, theme evening.

Family mountain walks

Annecy is the Venice of the Alps, but its main attraction remains its mountains and massifs. You can walk or cycle to the Semnoz deer park. Also, consider climbing to Mont Veyrier to have a breathtaking view of Annecy and its lake, or even to Grande Jeanne to have a breathtaking view of the Mont Blanc massif. How about a hike in the Bauges mountains? South of Annecy, this massif preserves a wild landscape and invites you to climb up to 2000 meters above sea level. Several mountains welcome you for climbing of different levels. The Pécloz is recommended for the strongest while the Archlusaz and the Trélod are easier to access for amateurs.

Thrilling activities

The view of the lake is breathtaking and can be reached by climbing one of the mountains surrounding the lake. But, it is not compulsory to engage in such a course. You can discover Annecy from the sky by paraglider. The main departure around Annecy is on the Col de la Forclaz above Talloires. Many other spots invite you to paragliding, even if they do not fly over Lake Annecy. This is the case for example of Grand-Bornand where you fly over the chain of the Alps with a direct view of Mont Blanc.

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