Reach your land of first-time experiences
by car, train or plane!
Arriving from Marseille, Lyon or Chambéry on the A41 motorway, take exit 16 “Annecy Centre”, then follow the “Thônes / stations des Aravis” signs for 30km.
Arriving from Paris, Geneva, Bourg-en-Bresse, Chamonix, or Italy (via the Mont-Blanc tunnel), from the A41 motorway take exit 17 “Annecy Nord” or, from the A40 motorway, exit 16 “Bonneville / Aravis”, for direct access to the Aravis resorts.
You can arrive at the train stations of Annecy, Albertville or Valserhône.
A direct service runs 5 to 7 times daily between Paris and Annecy. Journey time: 3hrs 40mns.
Annecy and the resorts are served by a coach network with routes operating from the different TGV train stations.
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Two international airports served by many regular and low-cost airlines.
Geneva Airport is 44km away, or a 45-minute drive.
You can reach Annecy by taking a public or private transfer shuttle service, or by coach.
Lyon – Saint-Exupéry Airport is 125km or a 1 1/2 hour drive away. Onward travel to Annecy is by train or coach.
Carsharing is another possible alternative for reaching your destination !
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.