Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Annecy

Come and experience Annecy and its monuments, history and festivals. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its lake and cheese shops. Annecy Castle and Montrottier Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Annecy

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Annecy a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Station Roller (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Belvedere Golf (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Lake Annecy Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Les Passagers du Vent (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Tactiq Aventure (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Kart Parc (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Annecy

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Annecy. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jardins de I'Europe (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Lake Annecy (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Gorges du Fier (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Cret de Chatillon (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • La Tournette (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Annecy

Fly into Chambery (CMF-Chambery - Savoie), the closest airport, located 21.5 mi (34.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), which is 22.9 mi (36.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Annecy Station or Pringy Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay near Annecy?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,470 holiday rentals near Annecy. From 379 Houses to 65 Chalets, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Annecy for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Annecy?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Annecy:

  • Annecy Old Town: 493 holiday homes
  • Novel: 187 holiday homes
  • James-Fazy: 21 holiday homes
  • Verthier: 44 holiday homes
  • Brédannaz: 84 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Annecy?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Annecy. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Church of St. Francis: 3,247 holiday rentals
  • Annecy Station: 3,187 holiday rentals
  • Amours Bridge: 3,241 holiday rentals
  • Church of St. Maurice: 3,236 holiday rentals
  • Basilique de la Visitation: 3,219 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Annecy listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Annecy?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 379 Houses in Annecy. Our other popular types of Annecy holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 65 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 837 holiday houses
  • Villas: 65 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Annecy?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 172 holiday homes with pool available in Annecy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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