Lake Annecy Day Trip from Geneva | La Vacanza Travel

Lake Annecy Day Trip from Geneva

Duration: 9 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Switzerland, Geneva

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  • 9 hours
  • Geneva
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


Marvel at the picturesque Lake Annecy with its crystal clear waters and stunning historic town.

Nicknamed the ‘Venice of the Alps’ this wonderful town is the jewel of Alps. Colourful buildings perched next to waterways house endless restaurants, bistros and boutique shops. A steep walk to the top of the Old Town reveals the impressive Chateau D’Annecy. The Wonderful Lake that surrounds the town is one of the most pristine in Europe. Boat tours around the Alpine lake are highly recommended to finish of the day.

You will also be able to visit the beautiful Castel of Montrollier. The medieval castle of Montrottier and its remarkable collections is located in the Savoyard foreland between the Rhone and the limestone Pre-Alps. The castle houses wonderful sets of furniture, earthward, lace, weapons and rare objects from Africa and the far East. 

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Stop At: Les Gorges du Fier, 30 le Pont des Liasses, 74330 Lovagny France

Just 10 km from Annecy, the river has carved out one of the most magnificent examples of erosion by running water, the Gorges du Fier, considered to be one of the natural wonders of the Alps.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Le Chateau de Montrottier, 60 allee du Chateau, 74330 Lovagny France

Just 15 minutes from Annecy, Montrottier chateau is the stuff of fairytales. Its rooms house an impressive range of curiosities which represent unique insight into many eras and interests (traditional weaponry, Oriental collections, earthenware…).

The gardens offer an entertaining interactive tour which leads visitors to meet the estate’s former residents: a spy, an ambassador or a noble lady…

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lake Annecy, 74000, Annecy France

Lake Annecy, in the Haute-Savoie region of France, is fed by mountain springs and known for its clean water. At its north end, Annecy has a medieval old town with canals and bridges. The 13th-century Château de Menthon-Saint-Bernard perches above the lakeside village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard. The town of Saint-Jorioz has a popular beach. There are trails around the shore and pleasure boats dot the lake in summer.

Duration: 3 hours

  • Private vehicle and driver for 9 hours.
  • Door to door transport from Geneva to Lake Annecy and return using executive style mini bus with air conditioning & bottled water.
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Annecy

  • Entrance fees (Chateau d'Annecy: 12 euros)
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional activities such as boat or bike hire.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation will be instant and booking email sent within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • This is a private tour for just you and your group.
  • A valid passport will be required for all travellers.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
The driver will wait for you in front of the hotel


  • Geneva Airport, Route de l'Aeroport 21, Le Grand Saconnex, Geneva 1215 Switzerland

Departure Time

08:30 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


9 hours

User's Reviews


29 Sep, 2023

We thoroughly enjoyed our day trip to Annecy. Our driver and guide, Constantino, was prompt, pleasant and communicated well in English. He offered choices for the schedule and advice on restaurants. We enjoyed the personalized experience of a group of 4, as opposed to being part of a group of dozens. The experience offered value for the cost.


22 Dec, 2019

The driver Nick was very accommodating polite very good knowledge of the tour and very punctual. We were a group of 8.Definitely recommend GVA.


28 Aug, 2019

Picked up on time in good quality transport but driver spoke no English and personal guide didn’t understand much english when we talked to her. No interaction on the way to Annecy and then dropped off a long way from the old town part we wanted to explore.


19 Aug, 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed our day trip to Lake Annecy. What a gorgeous area in France. Loved all the waterways running through the town. We did paddle boating and took the cruise on the water. Had lunch in one of the outdoor restaurants and the food was good. Walked around the town and the lake. Great art exhibit currently going on all around the lake. The displays were fabulous. Lots of fun!!!! Our driver, Bekim, was the absolute best. He took us to a foot bridge on our way to Annecy which was amazing. He also made suggestions as to how to make the best use of our time in Annecy. Most impressive was that he talked to us and seemed to genuinely care that we had a good time Thanks Bekim for making this gray, overcast, slightly rainy day shine!!!

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