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Traveling from Chamonix to Lake Annecy we went through some breathtaking views through the Alps. The city is quite gorgeous, a favorite Lakeside destination for French families in summer. After a walk through 'Little Venice' taking the sights of a town voted the most beautiful in France, i had a lovely lunch of the local (from Nice) Niçoise salad in a central location before taking the one hour boat trip on the lake. We saw the ...
... Lake which was great fun, and the kids took turns steering, so we went around in circles a bit! Excellent weather while here. One night of rain but sunny and warm during the day. Our campsite had an aqua park for the kids, with jacuzzi for the adults. Shame the water was still a bit cold, as the nights do get quite cold still. All had a great time though. Loads of parasailing to be seen off the mountains. Must have been an amazing experience.
... bridge and a lot of mountains and pretty valleys.
We arrived in Annecy about 3 pm with
instructions how to get into the AirBNB that I had booked. The first
objective was to find the door. Rami had it located on google maps on
his phone but it was hidden behind a truck that was unloading
furniture through the window of the apartment opposite. Then a code to get in the front door.
Then locate apartment on the first floor of a dark old building ...
... explore and Anoraks. Oddly we had no idea how big Belley would be. Described in the Aires book as a village it clearly is not. I'll let you know what we find tomorrow. Time now for wine and beer and a few Cashews. Day 1.. Jay walking in town with an Umbrella! Belley is actually a city. It has a very nice cathedral, some ancient houses in the back streets and some Great Wall paintings. Friendly ...
Back to Chambery, and home about 6:00pm.
Had a dinner at a nice Italian restaurant tonight. As it is so close, there is a large Italian influence in this regions with many Italian restaurants.
Tomorrow, we do the drive to Nice. havent decided on the actual route yet, but they all say around 5 hours, so we should do it in about 8 - allowing for lots of little stops.