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Annecy

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Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps. Built around a 14th-century château, it is dissected by many small canals and streams running out of the wonderfully azure-colored Lac Annecy. Just north of the French Alps, this capital of the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region has plenty freshwater activities. For fun, you can swim, row, or sail around the lake by renting a boat, hike on the mountain trails around the city, and bike around the lake. Located on the numerous pedestrian-only byways that weave the city and river together, you can shop at distinct boutiques lining the narrow stone-paved streets. Then, if you're feeling adventurous, consider hang gliding for an exceptionally textural view of the topography. Annecy is in Haute-Savoie. Our France online holiday planner allows you to plan your trip to Annecy and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
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