Lac d'Annecy, Annecy

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. Arrange to visit Lac d'Annecy and other attractions in Annecy using our Annecy vacation maker site .
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  • shame about the rainy day, but the Lake is spectacular, a beautiful trail and ferry services and restaurants on the water. to see
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  • Each year in early spring runs a wonderful Carnival, by type of Venetian, in Annecy. In this the people Festival, on the beautiful French city, naberegu Lake surrounded by mountains, is attended by more than 500 masks, who come from different parts of France. Very beautiful colorful costumes, masks and posing with pleasure and allowed to be photographed with them. Sea of positive.
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  • Wonderful atmosphere, breathtaking. I recommend you'll discover unusual places around the Lake, you can enjoy a calm that only the Lake can give
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  • Beautiful view over the lake. Mountains just in front. Amazing views
  • Very clear water and nice landscape with mountains. Definitely recommend to visit there when there are lots of flowers along the canals. Better not in winter because too cold and totally different atmosphere.
  • It is a pretty nice place to visit and be relax. There are a lot of stores closed to a historical buildings.
  • Le lac d'Annecy is a wonderful place with a beautiful landscape to visit in Annecy (France). You will love to walk and run there.
  • Just a stone's throw away from Geneva is this spectacular lake and the picturesque town of Annecy. Lots of tourists but they are mostly the french themselves enjoying all that this historic town with its lake, canals and pristine river has to offer. I've never seen such clear water run through a town.
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