The Annecy Mountains are full of wonderful landscapes… feast your eyes!
By car or on foot, you can reach various viewpoints from which to admire Lake Annecy and its natural setting. Walking along the Pâquier promenade, or from a pedalo on the water, you’ll love the beautiful view of the lake nestling amid lush greenery. Head for the Roc de Chère panoramic viewpoint for a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding peaks reflected in the crystal-clear lake. And to embrace Lake Annecy in its entirety, climb to the Forclaz pass or the resort of La Sambuy where a chairlift allows everyone to enjoy the stunning view over this lake that’s famous for being the purest in Europe. Whichever view you choose, you’ll be staring in wonder!
Accessible by car, the region’s many plateaus reveal a unique atmosphere and amazing views. The Glières, Semnoz, Beauregard and Confins plateaus all promise gentle walks and views stretching to the Bornes and Aravis mountain ranges and beyond the horizon to Mont Blanc. Not forgetting the chairlifts in the resorts of Manigod, La Clusaz, Le Grand Bornand and La Sambuy which will take you to the summits to gaze down at a picture-postcard scene of mountain valleys and villages.
Every day, conditions permitting, hot-air balloons and paragliders fly over the Annecy Mountains, offering incredible views to their lucky passengers. This could be you!
You can take to the sky with a number of activity providers to admire from above the snow-covered peaks, turquoise waters and mountain pastures. From the banks of Lake Annecy or the nearby passes and peaks, take flight in a hot-air balloon or 2-seater paraglider for a bewitching voyage to the heart of the Alps. No doubt about it, this is one memory of your Haute-Savoie holiday that you’ll never forget!