2 Night Beautiful Old Town Annecy
2 Night Beautiful Old Town Annecy: Ref: 2AOT
2nd Class Rail including seat reservations either from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy or vice versa.
Times: 08:00am – 20:00pm (surcharges are applicable outside these times).
2 nights Hotel Allobroges 3* or similar, Annecy
1 x Twin/Double Standard Room (can be upgraded to Superior Room with supplement).
Every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday throughout the year from 8:00am to 12:00pm, the traditional market sets up shop in Old Annecy and proposes an extensive selection of local produce including fruit and vegetables, cheeses and cold cuts.
Take time out to enjoy the laid back atmosphere, discover the different stalls and meet with the locals. The market is one of the ‘places-to-be’ where the town’s residents come frequently to do their shopping, to meet and to have a chat!
On the last Saturday of every month, a gigantic flea market invades the streets of the Old Town from 08:00am until dusk, a great occasion to pick up a few rather original souvenirs!
Any stay in Annecy is not complete without a visit to the Pâtisserie Philippe Rigollot on Place Georges Volland.
Pâtisserie, Chocolaterie, salon de thé Philippe Rigollot
Champion du monde de pâtisserie 2005
Meilleur Ouvrier de France Pâtissier 2007
With so many patisseries and chocolates to try, you have the option of dining in or to take away. Don’t forget to try a Mr. or Mrs. Smith before you leave. You will not be disappointed!
Start Time: 14:30pm
Duration: 2 Hrs
Discover the Old Town of Annecy and discover its most hidden secrets and its most incredible anecdotes. The only problem, your guide will be accompanied by a troublemaker capable of passing incredible stories for historical facts or true truths for lies. Armed with your cell phones (or not!), you will have to flush out what is true from what is totally out of his imagination.
Will he manage to fool you? Are you up to the challenge? You will be in the company of a tour guide who will be "the voice of wisdom", the one who will set the record straight for truth, and a Professional improvisation actor with a passion for creating funny, touching or incredible stories on the spot. Each visit will be unique!
Note that the visit is carried out exclusively on foot, from 14:30pm to 16:30pm. Meet in front of the Hôtel de Ville d Annecy.
Duration: 1 Hr 30 Mins
The famous Lake Annecy is undoubtedly one of the main tourist points of interest in the city and the Haute Savoie region. Embark without further delay aboard our boats to explore its magnificent wild shores!
This non-stop Grand Lac cruise, allows you to set off for a full tour of the lake, to the Doussard nature reserve.
The route of the cruise takes place in particular off the port of Doussard, near the nature reserve and wild reed beds essential to the lake's ecosystem, with the presence of various birds and other flora and fauna.
Professional commentary will allow you to better appreciate this unique natural landscape. They will also detail the history of Lake Annecy and the main points of interest.
From our boats, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of Lake Annecy and a privileged setting in the heart of the Alps.
Start Time: Late April – Middle November
You will embark on the MS Libellule, the restaurant boat on Lake Annecy, for a lunch cruise “beyond the limits of time”. During this 2 hour cruise you will discover Lake Annecy and enjoy a 100% homemade lunch (drinks excluded), prepared onboard the boat. A few minutes break between the different dishes gives you the chance to go up on the roof terrace to fully admire the incredible 360° panorama.