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Lac d’Annecy: the cleanest lake in Europe

Lake Annecy originates from around 18,000 years ago, as a result of the melting of glaciers in the Alps. Today, it is considered the second-largest lake in France, and it has the title of the cleanest lake in Europe, due to strict environmental regulations introduced around 1960. Lake Annecy is one of the most beautiful sites in eastern France. It’s a wonderful holiday spot for the whole family.

What to do at Lac d’Annecy?

With an area of ​​27.59 square kilometers, Lake Annecy offers plenty of space for various activities. For example, you can rent pedal boats, motorboats, canoes or water skis. Considered the cleanest lake in Europe, swimming is obviously a great pleasure. Almost all the villages around the lake have a beach with remarkable views of the surrounding countryside.

Around Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy is surrounded by amazing nature and picturesque villages. It’s the perfect setting for an active and cultural holiday. Take advantage of your stay to explore the hiking or biking trails, to visit castles and historic monuments, or to admire spectacular landscapes during an afternoon of paragliding. Stroll through the town of Annecy, known as the Venice of France because of the canal that crosses it. And if all these explorations have made you hungry, you can get delicious culinary specialties at the many markets, or enjoy a good meal in one of the wonderful restaurants around the lake.

The lake in every season

Of course, to enjoy swimming and water sports, the lake is particularly attractive in summer. But if you like mountain hiking, you can go there all year round. This also goes for cycling or if you want to take a cultural trip. Annecy, as well as all the villages around the lake, has perfect holiday destinations at any time of the year. So don’t wait and make a booking!