THE ANNECY MOUNTAINS UNVEIL THE REGION'S TREASURES
In Le Grand-Bornand, local craftsman Didier keeps alive an ancestral expertise that’s as tough as leather and handed down through generations. He crafts the unique items that can be found in his workshop-boutique set up in one of the oldest chalets of Le Grand-Bornand. He also invites you to sign up for an introduction to leatherwork at his side. Hence, Didier conveys all his passion for the craft of traditional saddlemaking and helps to safeguard this profession that’s as noble … » Read More
On the road up to the Col des Aravis and on the ski slopes of La Clusaz in winter, Stephen Requet welcomes you La Ferme, his farm set in incredible surroundings. This authentic mountain chalet with its immense “farmhouse” overlooking the dining area, instantly plunges you into the atmosphere. In the kitchen, this restaurant owner works with raw local ingredients to serve traditional dishes of high quality, but also in the interests of the environment. A great eatery for those who … » Read More
From 18 November to 1 January, there are surprises galore in store for both children and adults at the Castle of Menthon-Saint-Bernard. Come and stroll in the Christmas village set in the castle grounds. Giant Christmas tree, enchanted forest, skating rink, activities, shows, craft market with food stalls, concerts and musical entertainment… not forgetting the chance to meet Father Christmas! Guided storytelling tours and history tours also offer an opportunity to (re)visit the inside of the castle. In Annecy, the … » Read More
Appreciated for its beautiful landscape, the diversity of outdoor activities available, the must-try local specialities and the region’s cultural life and historical heritage, Lake Annecy and its 34 facets are the promise of unique experiences.
Among the most beautiful villages in the French Alps, Le Grand-Bornand, recently awarded the “Flocon Vert” seal of approval, cultivates the charm of its 200 year-old chalets along with the modernity of a dynamic and coveted event-hosting resort, yet has retained all its authenticity. Visitors and residents are united by the same openness in their lively, happy community life.
Thône Heart of the Valleys is an inevitable base camp from which to explore the region. It attracts visitors all year round, with its 8 typical villages offering a diversity of landscapes and activities to satisfy both children and adults. Take a trip across this unique land which invites you to take the time to enjoy life!
Here, life is sweet and the seasons colourful. At an ideal location just south of Lake Annecy, the destination’s 7 towns and villages promise plenty of paths to explore, craftspeople and farmers to meet, heritage to discover, and a host of activities to enjoy…
Manigod, an authentic village resort with a human feel, is the perfect nature destination for a summer holiday with family or friends.
From the village to the summits, a pure delight for mountain lovers and fans of the great outdoors. In winter, the resort promises winter sports galore, with each to their own pace and preference.
You will appreciate the charm and tranquillity of an authentic mountain village. Saint Jean de Sixt is the ideal natural base camp, located at the gateway to the most beautiful outdoor playgrounds: the Aravis massif and its great ski area.