Annecy, the jewel of the Alps

A historic and cultural town, Annecy is renowned for its scenic beauty, natural and architectural heritage and excellent quality of life!

The capital of the Haute Savoie region benefits from an exceptional environment. Situated on the edge of the purest European lake, at the foot of the Aravis and Bauges mountains, Annecy is only a stone’s throw from Switzerland and Italy.

This privileged geographical situation contributes to a thriving economy generated by technology and tourism. Annecy has preserved its historic town centre, popular with visitors and has successfully developed a varied choice of outdoor leisure activities for every season of the year.

Annecy is also reputed for its experience and efficiency in the organization of international cultural and sporting events, its prestigious Lakeside Festival in August and Film Animation Festival in June plus a number of cultural and sports events throughout the year.

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