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    • From Lyon to Annecy

      by granny135 Online Now Sep 13, 2016 at 1:02 AM

      We will be going to Annecy from Lyon in December 2016 and was wondering which will be the best way to get there.
      By Bus if so which company?
      or Train again which one?
      any suggestions would be appreciated.
      Thank you.

      7 Answers Sep 13, 2016 at 11:58 AM
    • Airport transfer

      by adblackburn Online Now Apr 5, 2016 at 12:10 PM

      My husband and I will arrive at Geneva Airport on Sunday 15 th May with Easyjet scheduled to land at 17:00. We need to travel to Annecy but a taxi looks very expensive. Is there an airport bus or a train? I realise that Sunday evening is not the best time. If necessary we will get a taxi or share if possible. Thanks. Andrina.

      3 Answers Apr 6, 2016 at 1:17 PM
    • Local store that could deliver a gift?

      by dsentman Online Now Dec 23, 2015 at 5:43 PM

      I live in the USA and want to send a gift to a family in Annecy. Is there a local wine store or chocolate store that could deliver a basket or gift to them?

      1 Answer Dec 23, 2015 at 7:40 PM
    • Luggage storage in Annecy

      by AmyT45 Online Now Jul 13, 2015 at 9:39 PM

      I will have a day trip to Annecy. I have heard that there is no locker in the train station.
      Where can I store my luggage? Any suggestions?

      2 Answers Jul 14, 2015 at 12:28 PM
    • The best area to stay in Annecy

      by SuKoco Online Now Jul 8, 2015 at 7:42 AM

      My wife and I will be staying in Annecy for 2 nights next month.
      We will arrive in Geneva on Saturday at 2 PM and most likely will have to take a private shuttle to Annecy because according to they only have one shuttle bus from the airport and that is at 21:10.
      They have a lot more shuttle services from Annecy to Geneva when we leave on Monday.
      Can anyone tell me where the bus shuttle will stop in Annecy? Is it the Annecy North bus station?

      Where will be the best area to stay in Annecy? Perhaps if I can have a hotel as a reference point that would be great.

      Is it advisable to do a 1/2 or 1 day tour?

      Thank you.

      2 Answers Jul 12, 2015 at 11:50 PM
    • Annecy or Nice?

      by Amandatan Online Now Jun 16, 2015 at 11:29 PM

      Hi all! My friends and I are caught up between the two cities to visit. We have about 4 days 3 nights to spend in total (Over the weekend), and would like to spend it in one of the cities. We'll be visiting in either the last week of September or the first week of October. Any advice on weather, things to see/do would be great!!

      We heard that Nice is a really nice place (but I'm not sure why when I googled it, it doesnt seem as pretty as Annecy).

      Thank you in advance!

      8 Answers Jun 18, 2015 at 11:21 AM
    • Art Markets, things to see

      by Frannoo Online Now Dec 19, 2014 at 3:52 PM

      I am staying 13th Jan to 17th Jan and would like to know if there are any Art Markets or galleries.

      Also what would you say are the top things to see in Annecy?


      1 Answer Dec 19, 2014 at 10:57 PM
    • Summer weather: end July/beg August

      by weehb Online Now Sep 25, 2014 at 10:44 AM

      I was looking into staying in Avignon and Provence for 2 weeks next summer, but a few folks have said it would be way too hot and hectic in Avignon to enjoy it with young children (age 5 and 7). So, another friend has suggested Annecy. I know little about it, but thought I might as well start with the weather, with that being the nail in the Avignon coffin. From what I've scanned on wunderground, Annecy looks incredibly mixed: rain, sun, 30C, 19C all in one week. Is it really very changeable (with the mountains and all)? Is there much to do with kids if the weather turns cold and wet? I'm interested in wandering the old town/eating outside at night so kids can have some freedom, and swimming in the lake/cycling/walking a bit .... thanks for any advice. I'd just like to see if it is go-er b4 I plough as much research into it as I did Provence.

      4 Answers Sep 29, 2014 at 6:29 PM
    • Vegetarian

      by FranK1358 Online Now Sep 16, 2014 at 4:31 AM

      Hi there.

      My partner and I have booked to visit in January. I am vegetarian and wondered if anyone could recommend veggie friendly places to eat? I know that it is tricky in this area but any suggestions would be great.

      Thanks in advance!

      2 Answers Sep 17, 2014 at 7:11 AM
    • day trips from Annecy

      by Masharubi Online Now Aug 27, 2014 at 9:09 AM

      My husband and I (age 720 will be in Annecy for 2 weeks in Sept. with a car. We're interested in suggestions for day
      trips both by car and/or train. (We'll of course explore Annecy and take the boat to the towns around the lake, and
      we've already been to Chamonix.) Thanks in advance.

      3 Answers Aug 28, 2014 at 2:51 PM
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      shuttle to geneva airport

      by GentleSpirit Online Now Aug 10, 2014 at 12:28 PM

      is there a shuttle that can get you from annency to geneva airport in less than the 2 hours
      it seems to take the public transports?
      do any hotels provide direct shuttles to the airport?

      1 Answer Aug 10, 2014 at 1:32 PM
    • Best mode of public transport?

      by DennyR1 Online Now Jul 28, 2014 at 11:21 PM

      What is most scenic way to get from Annecy to Lyon Part Dieu?

      6 Answers Jul 29, 2014 at 2:25 PM
    • Day Trip from Annecy to Mont Blanc

      by beejay421 Online Now Jul 22, 2014 at 1:04 PM

      We will be in Annecy for a little more than a week in early September. Is it possible to take a day trip up Mont Blanc from there by public transport. Is there a public tour that makes that trip in a day. What other towns would be interesting for day trips from Annecy. Thanks for the help.

      3 Answers Aug 7, 2014 at 5:17 AM
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      Geneva-- Annecy

      by sandeepgarg Online Now May 5, 2014 at 5:30 PM

      We are a group of 9, land at Geneva on 14th May morning at 8.20 am.

      We would 1st like to go to ANNECY (preferably by road -- old??), and return by late afternoon to see some of Geneva.

      Can we get a minibus for this portion, about 6-7 hours I think? Is this viable?

      1 Answer May 6, 2014 at 2:55 AM
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      Geneva Annecy

      by sandeepgarg Online Now Mar 31, 2014 at 7:22 PM

      We are a group of 9. We land at Geneva airport on 14th May at 8.20 AM.

      We would 1st like to wander around Geneva for a few hours

      Then go to ANNECY in late afternoon (preferably by road -- old??), and stay the night there.

      Reach Lausanne by the 15th May afternoon. (Next day -- 16th-- want to visit Gruyere and Broc and then onto Interlaken)

      We will have the Swiss train Railpass.

      How do we work this out, if it is feasible?? Especially the Geneva- Annecy -Lausanne portion. The costing should not be too high.


      2 Answers Apr 18, 2014 at 3:28 AM
    • festivals in annecy

      by barrywdavis Online Now Mar 31, 2014 at 1:46 PM

      what festivals are there in Annecy and what are the dates?

      1 Answer Mar 31, 2014 at 2:32 PM
    • Fashion Accessories

      by kindnesstoanimals Online Now Feb 20, 2014 at 5:12 AM

      I am looking for the best place in Annecy to shop for fashion accessories. Belts, hats, jewelry, etc.
      Thank you,

      2 Answers Jun 9, 2014 at 4:05 AM
    • best hotels in Old Town

      by lynnmullin Online Now Feb 10, 2014 at 6:42 AM

      Which hotels would you recommend in the Old Town? We will be there only 1 afternoon and 1 night on our way to Geneva airport.

      3 Answers Feb 10, 2014 at 3:34 PM
    • Annecy by rental car from Nice - is it worth visiting / driving (travelling end Jan 2014)?

      by pratulc Online Now Dec 14, 2013 at 10:22 PM

      Hello, my wife and I intend driving from Nice at the end of January for 3 days and then on to Paris. Could I get some help in making my decisions: (apologies for the copious questions)
      Is winter the fine to visit Annecy?
      Are the roads safe - will soft tyres do on the rental car or do I need chains?
      Do I understand correctly that the best route from Nice would be by via Geneva?
      Do I need to book accommodation in advance my stay to get a 'reasonable' price?
      To travel to Paris from Annecy do I need to head towards Lyon?
      If the questions are too many, I am happy to do the research if I am pointed in the right direction.
      Thanks in advance - Pratul

      9 Answers Dec 22, 2013 at 8:28 AM
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      Cycling around Annecy in November?

      by Vik84 Online Now Oct 24, 2013 at 5:42 AM

      Hi, I am planning to experience something crazy, decided to cycle around Annecy in November !!! :)

      Can anyone share experience of cycling around Annecy in November. My plan is to go Semnoz (1700 m) and then cycle around lake !!

      Would appreciate your answers !!!

      2 Answers Oct 26, 2013 at 2:17 AM
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      Best Way to Travel from Lyon to Annecy

      by elisabethsb Online Now Oct 10, 2013 at 2:02 PM

      I'm planning a trip from Montpellier up through the Rhone-Alpes region in November with my mom. Although we're hoping to visit Lyon, we would absolutely LOVE to spend a day in Annecy. I've been comparing shuttles and trains, but would really appreciate some advice -- so, in your opinion, what is the best way to get from Lyon to Annecy?

      (PS. Bonus question: what is the city like in November? Is it a good time to visit or would we be better off elsewhere?)

      3 Answers Oct 11, 2013 at 11:30 AM
    • Hiking in Annecy

      by shobajolly Online Now Oct 8, 2013 at 10:56 AM

      I am not an experienced hiker but would like to go up into the mountains surrounding lake Annecy. What is the best way to achieve this? I am a photographer and want to capture views from the mountains over the lake.

      5 Answers Oct 9, 2013 at 11:17 PM
    • Looking to rent an apartment for 8 months

      by LRX Online Now Aug 18, 2013 at 9:54 PM

      Looking for apartment or nice room rental for 8 months while teaching in Annecy, France. Small budget any suggestions where to look?

      3 Answers Sep 14, 2013 at 6:28 AM
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      by AriadnaF Online Now Jul 3, 2013 at 12:20 PM

      Hi, I'm planning to attend French classes in IFALPES for 1 month this summer (August) and I've a couple of questions about life in Annecy. 1) WHich is the best way to travel from Gèneve airport to Annecy? 2) How is the atmosphere? 3) Which is the range of ages of the majority of the students? 3) There is night life? 4) Do you recommend it?
      Thank you.

      3 Answers Jul 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM
    • Etape Du Tour - access to Annecy

      by charkit Online Now Jul 1, 2013 at 1:23 AM

      Hi - we are arriving in Annecy on sunday, and i see the etape du tour is on that day. How busy will the town be? Will we be able to get parked? I see some roads are shut during the day, will that affect getting into the town from Geneva?


      3 Answers Jul 1, 2013 at 9:55 AM
    • Getting there

      by Leeniedd Online Now Jun 19, 2013 at 10:47 AM

      I will be in Lyon at the end of August/beginning of September and would like to take a day trip to Annecy about September 2. Does anyone know about bus schedules there and back?

      4 Answers Jun 19, 2013 at 2:26 PM
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      by MATALON Online Now Jun 14, 2013 at 2:09 PM

      In many towns in Europe I found card for visitor for different time ' from a day to a week.
      We plan to be at Annecy for a whole week and make a lot of touring on the lake to the mountains and on the ground .
      So - is there a local " bargain " which deal with all kind of transportation to encourage visitors ??

      4 Answers Jun 15, 2013 at 4:08 AM
    • Dog friendly beaches

      by Purplepixiepie Online Now Jun 12, 2013 at 9:18 AM

      Where are the dog friendly beaches around lake annecy? Nowhere seems to allow dogs and it is hot so want my dog to be able to stay cool

      6 Answers Jun 12, 2013 at 11:58 AM
    • Wedding in Annecy

      by nuraybur Online Now May 22, 2013 at 7:41 AM

      We are planning to get married in Annecy this summer and looking for DJ / musicians for the reception.
      Are there any you can suggest ?
      We are a mixed couple from Cameroon &Turkey and we love Latin/ Salsa/R&B/Party and African Music ....
      Thanks for your help :))

      1 Answer May 23, 2013 at 3:48 AM
    • Annecy to Thonon Les Bains

      by rapscalli Online Now May 15, 2013 at 3:14 AM

      I am travelling from Annecy to Thonon Les Bains, is it worth visiting Chamonix on the way through? Or will it add unnecessary time to the journey?

      If not i will follow part ot the Route des Grandes Alpes

      3 Answers May 15, 2013 at 8:39 AM