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Lac d'Annecy, Annecy

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Lac d'Annecy bears the nickname of "Europe's Cleanest Lake,” because of strict environmental regulations that have been in place since the 1960s. Consequently, it is also a hotspot for water sports and swimming. You’ll understand why when you see its delicate blue waters up close, clear to the bottom, and as untouched as the day it was discovered. The effect of the lake's beauty is immortalized in Paul Cezanne's painting "Le Lac Bleu," which took its inspiration from it in 1896.

The lake formed 18,000 years ago, when alpine glaciers melted. Fed by multiple rivers and an underground water source, it is a basin for the cleanest of water. Consider a refreshing dip at one of the beaches and enjoy the day with a picnic, instead of spending bundles at local cafes. See Lac d'Annecy and all Annecy has to offer by arranging your trip with our Annecy family vacation planner.
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  • the Lake gate to dream meditation in the corners steep it is possible to get around by bike and the ride is very nice in the city this lake is a long nostalgia that extends into the channel by the bridge of love
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  • One of the users beautiful Lake European waters as in the most beautiful lagoons... reflection of the mountain... written. ... real estate green mastered. brilliant... colours changing according to. the seasons. .a place preserved and pampered by its inhabitants. .. populated d fauna planwould wild. .canards.. beavers... herons... dragonflies. .crapauds Tigers... vultures. .. We can navigate... swim fly... Paragliding Einstein fly... on. told that his water and the purest of Europe. .. GB theme. .it on a must. ..!!
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  • Beautiful, romantic city in its oldest part. Beautiful Lake which can ride the bike largely on bicycle. A lot of people in the summer, it said.
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