Travel Blogs from Annecy
... to Geneva was gorgeous! We passed by snow covered mountains, lakes, farms, and small villages that I never would have seen otherwise. Even though the ride is a bit rougher, I think the experience of riding on a train is much less stressful than going to an airport, through security, and then onto a plane. I woke up an hour before my train was scheduled to leave, walked to the lake, and then to the station with plenty of time to spare.
... seen D so relieved to find a shopping centre!! When we found our way home we went Today we woke up.... and the sun was shining!!!! We decided to go down to the markets in the old town and they were really good with so much fresh food. We bought a few things for lunch and then decided to walk back over to the lake since it was so foggy and rainy yesterday. It was absolutely stunning! We could see the crystal-clear snow-covered mountains on the other side of the lake and the ...
... was going to be expensive, but I had no idea how expensive. Fish and Chips for 33 francs ( about $40) and everything else from burgers to pasta at least 23 francs. Finally I ended up at the grocery store, where I was able to buy a pasta salad, a giant soft pretzel, an iced tea and a Swiss chocolate bar, all for 7 francs!
I spent the night in my hostel room talking with the two Dutch girls in my room.
... school) speak very well English. . Love the skiing, love the village, love the ease of access . Skiing looks relatively limited on paper but links to nearby Grand
Bornand and easy driving access to Chamonix/Megeve etc means you won't
I will not hesitate to recommend La Clusaz to anyone. Just come once, you fall in love with it ...
... amazing, perhaps more than 200 stalls throughout the long street. There is the old town reaching down to the lakeside and surrounding the two rivers which merge around the Palais de l'Isle. The lake is surrounded by the Aips and it's absolutely magical beautiful and about 40 km from the Swiss border. It is a perfect spot for romantic getaway, or family vacation.
I would recommend Annecy to anyone who is headed toward the Alps !!!