Annecy offers you a wide panel of activities and events for every season:

– Visits : the Castle of Menthon, the Basilica of La Visitation, Former Prisons, …
– Sports or cultural events : Noctibules, the “fête du Lac”, the Festival of Animation, …
– Diverse sports




– Cross-country ski : in the Glières, in Manigod, Clusaz, Grand-Bornand, Semnoz, Saisies in 1h driving.
– Ski : Clusaz, Grand-Bornand in 40 minutes by car, in 1h30 driving  the big Stations of Tarentaise


Contemplate the lake from the sky aboard a paragliding or aboard a hang-glider
– Paragliding of Planfait and zone of take-off of the Col de la Forclaz

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All year long, you can climb the most beautiful cliffs of the region and take advantage of internal climbing walls.

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For exemple

The climbing room Block Trotters proposes you indoor or outdoor lessons as well as free access at their premises, for any age and for any level.

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Via Ferrata / Canyoning / Adventure course

In mountain or in forest, strong sensations guaranteed for the beginners and the confirmed sportsmen.
– Via Ferrata of Thônes
– Numerous Canyons
La Forêt de l’Aventure in Talloire

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Water Sports

On the lake, practise diverse nautical activities
– Kayak
– Planche à voile
– Kitesurf
– Pédal’O
– Wake Board
– Paddle
– …

For exemple

The pontoon of the Frères Coin-Coin proposes you rents of Paddle, Pédal’ O, Boats, as well as  Wake Board surfing lessons.

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18-hole Golf course in 500m

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Riding school of Thônes, 15 minutes away by car.


– Mountain Bike : Numerous circuits possible in the Roc de Chère, Semnoz, Bout du Lac
– Cycling : Tour of the lake (40km), Col de la forclaz (25km), Col de Leschaux, …

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Discover numerous strolls for any level

– Nature reserve of the Roc de Chère in 300m
– The Tournette
– The Teeth of Lanfon
– …

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The carnival of Annecy

In February

``Fête du Lac``

First Saturday of August

Crossing of Lake

August 15th

The ``Ancilevienne``

In September

The Festival of Animation

The beginning of June