The Annecy Mountains make the ultimate nature destination. But that's not all !
From the resorts of the Aravis mountain range to the Sources of Lake Annecy, you can ski, swim, fly, hike, meditate, stroll, go shopping, improve your knowledge, amuse yourself, and feast your eyes as well as your tastebuds. All of this practically in a single day!
Nature reserves, Natura 2000 sites, a UNESCO world geopark, remarkable natural habitats and Lake Annecy, famous for its clean waters among the purest in Europe… You are entering a unique region with countless hidden treasures that you can discover, in summer or winter, as you enjoy a wide range of activities.
The very identity of the Annecy Mountains is rooted in the region’s rich heritage of ancient mountain chalets, Baroque chapels and multiple farms, not forgetting its craftspeople and artisans, and its delicious cheeses and salted meats.
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.