Discover the raging torrents and fast-flowing rivers that cascade their way down the mountainside and shape the landscape of the Annecy Mountains.
On a walk of about 1 hour on a walkway suspended above the gushing waters of the River Fier, you can fully appreciate the natural power of water and its ability to carve its way through the rock and sculpt the landscape. This dedicated trail takes you into the heart of the gorges to discover their geological secrets and mysterious legends before you reach an amazing blockfield. An unforgettable tour!
From Pré Vérel above Lake Annecy, take the shady path for an easy walk to the beautiful Angon waterfall. You’ll appreciate this refreshing scene from the balcony trail carved out of the rock face.
A unique place in Haute-Savoie where you can explore an underground gallery and understand how the cavities were formed, before returning to the surface to visit the Saut de l’Ange (angel’s leap), the 45-metre-high waterfall of Seythenex.
Several other beautiful waterfalls can be found on your walks in the lush green setting of the Sources du Lac d’Annecy region.
Just outside Thônes, the Nant Debout waterfall and the waterfalls trail offer a beautiful glimpse of the refreshing forest walks to be enjoyed in the Aravis mountains. You’ll find such a setting in Manigod at the Nant Burgeat waterfall, where the water cascades powerfully down a two-tier drop, or the mysterious waterfall of Le Grand-Bornand, surrounded by many a local legend. All of these walks are easy to do and promise a wonderful escape!
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.