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Lake Annecy and the French Alps

Overview

Travel by Coach
4 Included Excursions
  • Explore the Alpine resort of Chamonix
  • Visit Annecy with its lakeside location
  • Marvel at magnificent Mont Blanc
  • Discover cosmopolitan Geneva
  • Relax in the picturesque village of La Clusaz
  • Package includes 9 nights accommodation, daily breakfast and 8 dinners (no dinner included on the 1st night)

The spectacular French Alps truly offer some of the most amazing scenery to be found anywhere in Europe. La Clusaz is the perfect base for exploring the magnificent surrounding Alpine scenery and is situated above the charming resort of Annecy.

Must See

Geneva

Geneva is a truly international city yet little more than town sized. This is the Swiss centre of banking and watch-making. The lake is famous for its water jet which can reach up to 150 metres in height.

This Holiday is Great For

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Itinerary

Day One - UK to Reims Area
Across to Calais, then to our overnight hotel in the Reims area for an overnight stay.

Day Two - Reims Area to La Clusaz
Travelling across France, we head to our resort of La Clusaz for seven nights. (B,D)

Days Three to Eight - La Clusaz
A chance to relax and get to know the picturesque resort of La Clusaz, nestled in the Alps above Annecy. Enjoy excursions to the surrounding area. (B,D)

Day Nine - La Clusaz to Reims Area
We depart La Clusaz and overnight in the Reims area. (B,D)

Day Ten - Reims Area to UK
Calais, then home. (B)

Hotel Alpen Roc

The Hotel Alpen Roc is situated in the centre of La Clusaz and offers comfortable accommodation, pretty surroundings and superb views from the restaurant across the village to the magnificent Alps beyond. It is furnished in traditional Swiss chalet-style and facilities include a small gym and indoor swimming pool.

Rooms at this hotel


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The Local Area

Included Excursions

En Route: Beaune

We discover beautiful Beaune today, known as the wine capital of Burgundy and famous for its stunning Hospices de Beaune. This marvellous building in the centre of Beaune was once a charitable hospital and features one of the finest examples of French architecture from the 15th century, with its colourful roof tiles.

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Full Day: Chamonix

Today we take a trip through the magnificent Savoy Alps where the snow-peaked mountains tower high and visit stylish Chamonix at the foot of Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest peak.

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Full Day: Geneva

Enjoy a day in Geneva, with a stunning setting on Lac Leman, which forms a natural border between Switzerland and France.

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Half Day: Annecy

Discover Annecy - a charming lakeside village nestling in the Alps with cobbled streets and pretty canals that wind their way through the Old Town to the nearby lake.

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Optional Excursions

Full Day: Alpine Beauty

We venture into the magnificent Savoy Alps where the breathtaking snow-peaked mountains tower high above the pretty villages below.

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Cimetiere des Glieres and Thones

Take a moving optional excursion to the Glieres Second World War cemetery, where the graves of more than 100 resistance fighters can be found. These brave soldiers fought against the Germans during the Second World War. 

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Savoy Lakes And Mountains

Discover the beautiful snow-capped mountains and crystal lakes the Savoy region is so famous for. Take in beautiful alpine views during our excursion, admiring all this famous French region boasts. 

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