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Visit and discover Haute-Savoie And Lake Annecy

Top tourist spots not to be missed

A stay on a campsite in Annecy is ideal for visiting and discovering a large part of the French Alps and Haute-Savoie. When the beauty of nature rubs shoulders with cultural riches, discoveries are always exceptional.
From Camping La Ravoire and Camping Les Fontaines, many days out to the major tourist sites in the region are available to you: Annecy (the Venice of the Alps), La Clusaz (capital of the Aravis mountain range), the charming Lake Annecy village of Talloires and its superbe restaurants , or the castle of Menthon-Saint-Bernard. Not only this but you can also take a day trip to visit Mont Blanc.  Imagine taking the little train from Chamonix towards the Mer de Glace (sea of ice), the largest glacier in France. Escape to the Gorges de Fier for a small walk through an impressive canyon. Visit a unique and magical site between Albertville and Annecy to discover a majestic waterfall and the Seythenex cave in the heart of the Massif de Bauges mountains. Or how about visiting the bell museum near Annecy? A great idea for a visit to discover Savoyard art and traditions.
Lake, mountains, historic villages, exceptional places, Haute-Savoie, the French Alps and Lake Annecy will make you dream ...

Seythenex waterfall and caves

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Seythenex waterfall and caves Nature in all its splendour

These two exceptional sites are located just 15 minutes from our two 4-star campsites. The magic happens when you arrive. Between the majestic 45 m waterfall, the 150 m zipline that flies over it and the network of galleries in the cave, your escape to the heart of the Massif de Bauges will be breathtaking and full of wonder!

Castle of Menthon-Saint-Bernard

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Castle of Menthon-Saint-Bernard Majestic and magical

Proudly enthroned on the shores of Lake Annecy, the castle of Menthon-Saint-Bernard attracts all eyes. Behind its medieval appearance, the fortress hides an unexpected romanticism. This jewel of Savoyard architecture was even, according to legend, a source of inspiration for Walt Disney to create the castle of Sleeping Beauty. The costumed guided tour is ideal for families.

Paccard bell museum

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Paccard bell museum Discover the secrets of the foundry

It is in Sévrier that the Paccard museum, famous museum of the bell, welcomes you to make you discover how the founders give life to metal. Free or guided visit of the workshops, casting of the bells, concert of chimes, all the traditions are exposed to you. The renowned Paccard foundry still produces hundreds of bells for the world.

Village of Talloires-Montmin

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Village of Talloires-Montmin The jewel of Lake Annecy

Located on the shores of Lake Annecy near your accommodation, Talloires-Montmin has some great surprises in store for you. Renowned for its gourmet restaurants and its relaxed way of life, the village will seduce you both by its traditional architecture and by the activities that await you there. Three supervised beaches open for swimming are especially an opportunity to have a good time with the family.


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Annecy A jewel of a city between lake and mountains

There is no shortage of glowing terms to describe the beautiful city of Annecy. Pearl of the French Alps, Venice of the Alps, this real gem on the shores of Lake Annecy is a must go place during your stay in the French Alps. Full of charm, Annecy offers its visitors a range of tourist activities. Sport, leisure, culture and local gastronomy will be part of your programme according to your desires.

The Fier gorges

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The Fier gorges True wonder of nature

Discover the course of the gorges built in the rock on an exceptional site not to be missed, just 10 km from Annecy. Over the years, the Fier River has carved out a beautiful environment in which rocks and torrent marvel wonderfully. Geological curiosities abound and will arouse the interest of the whole family.

La Clusaz

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La Clusaz Journey to the heart of Avaris

Whatever the time of year, La Clusaz offers many activities. Nestled in the heart of the Avaris massif, this renowned international resort has something to satisfy all your desires. In summer, the ski slopes turn into summer toboggan runs or mountain bike descents. The hiking trails are uncovered and the places where it is good to stroll offer you a breathtaking view of Mont-Blanc.


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Chamonix The Mer de Glace

Departing from Chamonix, you board the Montenvers track railway for 20 minutes, to the largest glacier in France. 7 km long, it offers a breathtaking spectacle. At this unique site, you will discover the ice cave that is cut every year. It is accessible by a footpath (20 minutes walk) or by cable car (550 steps to climb then to reach the cave).

The old town of Annecy

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The old town of Annecy The historic city centre

Discover Annecy's historic centre, with its old buildings and narrow streets steeped in history.

Annecy castle

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Annecy castle A visit to Annecy Castle is a plunge into French history.

During your holiday in the Alps, and more specifically in Annecy in Haute Savoie, don't miss a must-see for lovers of French history: the Château d'Annecy. Once a fortified castle and residence for the House of Savoy and the Counts of Geneva, it now houses museums and dominates the town of Annecy and its famous lake from its promontory.

Le Palais de l'Isle

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Le Palais de l'Isle A historic monument dating back to the Middle Ages

Located in Annecy town centre with a fascinating history, it now houses an exhibition centre, which you should visit during your holiday at Lake Annecy.

Annecy's markets

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Annecy's markets Discover local produce at markets in and around Annecy

On a camping holiday in Annecy, in the department of Haute-Savoie in eastern France, you can discover the atmosphere of the town and meet the locals at Annecy's markets. Located in the town centre or adjacent districts, you can sample local specialities such as Reblochon cheese, Savoy tomme, charcuterie, good chocolate, seasonal fruit and vegetables, mountain honeys, cakes and doughnuts.

Le Pont des Amours

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Le Pont des Amours The town's must-see attractions

During your holiday in Haute Savoie, we recommend that you visit the Pont des Amours in Annecy.
Situated between the Parc du Pâquier and the Jardins de l'Europe along the lake, the Pont des Amours is a must-see and invites you to take a nice photo or dare a little kiss...