Annecy attracts tourists’ heart by canals along the town, Annecy – the blue water lake, colorful houses decorated with fresh flowers and Raclette the famous cheese. Now let’s go with All Know-How in exploring Annecy itinerary.
Located about 500 km from Paris towards the southeast, Annecy is a beautiful town nestled between Annecy lake and Alps mountains. Especially, Annecy is surrounded by gentle canals and adorable houses. This is the reason Annecy is called “Venice of France”
Cycling Around Annecy Lake
Annecy lake with the crystal clean water embraced by the snowy mountain Alps looks like in a dream. You have to rub the sleep out of your eyes to believe this incredible beauty is real.
Moreover, you can hire a bicycle and spend times roaming around the lake. It will be a great idea if you bring a picnic blanket, a basket of jam bread and drinks to organize a picnic on the greensward. Also, take a nap after cycling around the lake.
Rowing Along Annecy Lake
Hiring a boat or a canoe in a group to float on the lake will make you feel obviously the majestic and romantic beauty of nature. On motorboat, the tour guide will introduce the history, characteristics and wonderful sites around Annecy lake. The boat will stop for a while in the middle of the lake for tourists to enjoy the romantic scenery and get some unforgettable experiences.
Tasting Raclette like a real Swiss
Due to the contiguous location with Sweden, Raclette’s main ingredient with solid cheese from milk is the typical cuisine in Annecy. The chef will not smooth but roast the whole cheese, after that, he uses the knife to get the hot cheese inside and puts it on the dish, which already has ham, bread, potatoes, and pickles.
In addition, tourists can also experience the hot porcelain pot Fondue cheese. Food attached with hot pot cheese are varied from ham, sausage, bread and fruit such as strawberries, apples, and grapes.
Wandering around the canals
Being called “Venice of France”, the canal flowing through the town looks like extending the stone pavement, two banks of the canals are pastel-colored houses decorated by numerous beautiful and colorful flowers. Together it creates a harmonious and picturesque spot.
Especially, you will fall in love with the little Annecy town than ever when you come over a bread store to buy a croissant, or sit in a roadside café shop under the gorgeous light of sunset. Everything seems perfect when in France.
Kissing on Pont des Amours bride
Exploring Annecy ItineraryIt is said that when a couple lover comes Pont des Amours bridge together and gives each other deep kisses, they will live happily forever after; however, if you are single, you shouldn’t miss such a romantic spot like this, you will not know that maybe you will find “the one” by accident here.