Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Annecy

Come and experience Annecy and its monuments, history and festivals. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its lake and cheese shops. Annecy Castle and Montrottier Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Annecy

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Annecy a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Station Roller (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Belvedere Golf (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Lake Annecy Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Les Passagers du Vent (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Tactiq Aventure (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Kart Parc (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Annecy

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Annecy. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jardins de I'Europe (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Lake Annecy (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Gorges du Fier (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Cret de Chatillon (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • La Tournette (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Annecy

Fly into Chambery (CMF-Chambery - Savoie), the closest airport, located 21.5 mi (34.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), which is 22.9 mi (36.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Annecy Station or Pringy Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Annecy?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,424 holiday rentals around Annecy. From 61 villas to 833 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Annecy is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Annecy?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Annecy:

  • Annecy Old Town: 500 holiday homes
  • Novel: 193 holiday homes
  • James-Fazy: 22 holiday homes
  • Servette - Petit-Saconnex: 22 holiday homes
  • Grottes - Saint-Gervais: 32 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Annecy?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Annecy. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Basilique de la Visitation: 3,247 holiday rentals
  • Pringy Station: 3,024 holiday rentals
  • Vieille Ville & Lakefront: 3,373 holiday rentals
  • Annecy Castle: 3,221 holiday rentals
  • Musee-Chateau de l'Agglomeration d'Annecy: 3,220 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Annecy listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Annecy?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 61 Villas in Annecy. Our other popular types of Annecy holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 833 holiday houses
  • Houses: 347 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 53 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Annecy?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 161 holiday homes with pool available in Annecy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Annecy

    648 holiday rentals
    1,128 holiday rentals
    67 holiday rentals
    463 holiday rentals
    440 holiday rentals
    La Clusaz
    3,689 holiday rentals
    701 holiday rentals
    Le Grand-Bornand
    3,713 holiday rentals
    1,243 holiday rentals
    1,479 holiday rentals
    1,304 holiday rentals
    916 holiday rentals
    69 holiday rentals
    3,278 holiday rentals
    2,108 holiday rentals
    411 holiday rentals
    1,471 holiday rentals
    443 holiday rentals
    72 holiday rentals
    132 holiday rentals