Hotel Rive Du Lac

6 rue des Marquisats, Annecy, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, 74000, France | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Annecy

Day 54: Chamomix and Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... next adventure, a cog railway up to a glacier. One that used to be so big it was known as the La Mer de Glacé (Sea of ice). Unfortunately those days were long gone. There were markers along the walk down to the glacier that showed its size in years gone by. It has really shrunk in the last decade, which was quite saddening. The route to the glacier involved the cog railway, then a cable car, then 200 steps. Inside the ...

Day 53: Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... inside were all booked out, but we think we saw some hadrons... We were interested to find out that the 27km circumference underground tunnel doesn't go under the mountains at all - just under the countryside near Geneva. Apparently it's 100m below the ground! We found ourselves standing above the Atlas detector. We enjoyed reading and hearing about how they use the accelerator to re-create the high-energy environment shortly after the ...

Day 52: Vevey to Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... to our lives! We arrived in Geneva just after the tourist information centre closed, but were saved by some mobile 'travel angels' - tourist information people dressed in orange at the train station. They gave us a map with a list of hotels and prices, but we still spent some time hunting down something not too expensive! Relieved to have finally completed the Rhone route, and to have a couple of rest days, we relaxed with some cheap, greasy pizza... ...

Lake Geneva and a day of Swiss culture

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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... for a Capaccino in the main street complete with its trams combined with the overcast setting gave it a Melbourne like feel.

The Le Jet d'Eau dominates the lake with its water spout surging at 550 litres per second to a height of 140mtrs.

The other thing that stands out is the abundance of huge flags adorning the cities bridges and buildings of note and ...

Crusin'

A travel blog entry by brisbird

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... Their first offering would not have worked in the US, and they wanted $667 euro for it - that's a whopping $990au - we can buy it for $649 in Australia so not sure what was going on there. Joe gave that idea a big miss. Our last option is trying the apple shop in Strausbourg and ordering one from there. We have a longer stay planned there with trips to Switzerland and Germany from this hub so fingers crossed there will be time to order ...

Location

This hotel, located on 6 rue des Marquisats, Annecy, is near Chateau d'Annecy, Semnoz Mountains, Musee Chateau d'Annecy, and La Tournette.
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