Annecy Half-Day Tour from Geneva

Duration: 5 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva
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  • 5 hours
  • Geneva
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Dubbed the ‘Venice of the Alps,’ the French town of Annecy is a feast for the eyes (and all the other senses, really). Board a coach in Geneva for an easy 1-hour drive to this romantic village at the base of the snowcapped Alps. Follow your guide on a brief introduction of charming Annecy Old Town to visit iconic Palais de l'Isle, Château d’Annecy and glittering Lake Annecy, the third-largest lake in France. Afterward, you'll have 1.5 hours to spend as you please in this storybook Alpine town. Choose from a morning day tour or afternoon half-day tour.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Fully narrated tour

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: KeyTours S.A., Francois Bonivard, Geneva 1211 Switzerland

Meet your guide in our office

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lac d'Annecy, 2 Clos du Verger Les Teppes Vertes Chapeiry, 74000, Annecy France

Nicknamed the "Venice of the Alps", Annecy offers a harmonious and romantic atmosphere. Surrounded by mountains, the city offers amazing views of the purest lake of Europe.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Palais de l'Ile, 3 Passage de l'Ile, 74000, Annecy France

Enjoy the landscape of French countryside during your drive in a comfortable bus.

Discover the picturesque and enchanting framework of the city on a walking guided tour for an hour. Take this opportunity to snap some pictures of the iconic Palais de l’Isle, a 12thcentury castle that's a symbol of the town, and the dominating castle of Annecy, once the residence of the Bishop of Geneva.


Stop At: Chateau d'Annecy, Place du chateau, 74000, Annecy France

Later, enjoy 2 hours of free time, walk along the lake a long side local jogging, walking, or roller-blading in the fresh mountain air. Stroll in the lovely little streets with its endless flower-filled balconies, houses, antique markets and handcraft shops. There is one more reason why this town is known around the world. The shopping is simply marvelous.

Duration: 20 hours

Stop At: Le Thiou, Annecy France

Annecy has one of the highest quality markets on Sundays offering various goods: Clothes, Chocolate, cheese, local products and much more. Rich in cultural activities, including museums, castles and exhibitions, Annecy is labeled "Art and History" town, which is so dear to the hearts of the inhabitants.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees (Chateau d'Annecy: 12 euros)
  • Optional activities such as bike rental
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation for this product will be received at time of booking
  • Tour is operated in English and French unless otherwise specified
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Important: in July and August for the 2:15pm option, there is not guide but audio guide
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Departure Point

Geneva Bus Station, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland


Departure Time

9:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

5 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Julie G

27 Sep, 2019

This adorable little town is one of the highlights of our whole European trip, definitely worth making time for!

Bette R

16 Sep, 2019

Loved the town! Tour guide was great. Well worth the money. We were on a tour of Switzerland, but were looking for a way to see Annecy. This worked out perfect.y for us.

John P

25 Dec, 2018

This was so good and Gabriel was a legend and made the day !! The town was amazing and the Christmas markets and the regular market just added to the great day!!

Shannon G

31 Jul, 2018

I loves this tour so much. A beautiful little village filled with activity and life. Great pictures and very fun morning.

Peter A

10 Jul, 2018

This is a great tour since it is only 4 hours which is all you really need. Annecy (pronounced ansie) is a beautiful small town with restaurants, shops, sweets, etc. The lake and mountains are truly picturesque. Tour guide is warm and friendly.

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