As a cyclist-friendly region, the Annecy Mountains are home to countless facilities with “Accueil Vélo” (Cyclists Welcome) accreditation.
The Accueil Vélo (Cyclists Welcome) seal of approval is a guarantee for cyclists that a facility:
The Annecy Mountains are the ideal destination for cycling enthusiasts. There are several accredited places to stay within easy reach of the Lake Annecy greenway, the secret routes of Bauges or Sources du Lac d’Annecy or the great Aravis mountain passes.
Campsites, hotels, self-catering gites, furnished rentals or B&Bs are all equipped for your comfort with covered, secured shelters for your bikes, sockets for recharging your batteries, full repair kits and more… When you arrive in the evening, your luggage will be there… so you can get on with enjoying your evening with complete peace of mind!
Coming to the Annecy Mountains without a bike? Bike problems during an outing? Don’t worry! Thanks to our Accueil Vélo (Cyclists Welcome) accredited bike repair and rental outlets, you can get yourself sorted to explore all of the region’s cycling routes.
If you like to travel light and stop for a leisurely lunch at a restaurant, pick one of the accredited eateries located along your cycling route. You’ll be able to park your bike securely and benefit from such specific services as recharging your battery over lunch and refilling your water bottle for free before setting off again. Don’t worry if you’re running a bit late … Lunch can be served until 2.30pm!
The routes criss-crossing the Annecy Mountains are perfect for a change of scene, sightseeing trips and leisurely rides. So allow yourself time to admire the scenery and why not visit one of the tourist sites with the Accueil Vélo (Cyclists Welcome) seal of approval located along your route?
In our visitor centres you’ll find not only services like mini repair kits, toilets, a drinking water point and sockets to recharge your battery, but also and above all tips and guidance for a successful cycling trip! Tourist information, recommended cycling routes, route maps and a detailed mountain guidebook of the various circuits for riding around Annecy. So hop on your bike to explore all the wonders of the Annecy Mountains. From the Albanais region to the Aravis mountain passes, via the Bauges mountains, Annecy and Sources du Lac, this vast and inspiring destination has so much for you to admire while you ride!