places to go
Annecy is surroundings by activities and events !
Save the date ! The Geneva International Motor Show is the only one to be held each year in Europe on the five major Automobile events in the World. The next 90th édition with more than 180 exibitors and 900 cars including 150 world premieres.
Annecy, with the canals that run through its historic heart, is nicknamed the Venice of the Alps. This appellation is reinforced when the end of winter and the weekenf of the Venetian Cranival arrive... for the 24th edition, serveral hundred masks wandering slowly and freely in the streets of the Old Annecy, paradise, gather on the podium of the Parck "Jardin de l'Europe".
Since 1980, the Annecy Lake Marathon, one of the most beautiful in France, has grown in importance. What could be more normal given the route between lake and mountains, the good atmosphere and the quality of the organization! The Lake Annecy marathon is a privileged event for French and international runners, "professionals" or lovers. Each participant has the possibility of establishing their own record, on a rolling course and in a unique setting.
The 10th edition of the book festival in Talloires.
Unmissable meeting in the magnificent bay of Talloires, the book festival is now a classic for the book lovers. On the schedule : readings, dedications, meeting with the Authors by the lake, and conferences. You must visit the open air bookstore, right in the port, before returning home with your arms loaded with new books !
Each year at the end of May, Annecy is transformed into a top running place. Wether you run alone or in a relay team, whatever your level or your goals, you will find the race that suits you.
The principle is easy, a tour of the lake on a exacting path, througt the summits that surround the lake of Annecy.
Mini-Race / Vertical-Race / Discovery- Trail/ Femina-Race/ 15km Marathon Race/ XL Race / Team-Race for 2 or 4 / Maxi Race 85km / 5-2000D, and a new race for the 2020 edition, The Ultra Race