Travel Blogs from Annecy
What a lovely town. It is also called the Venice of the Alps, which as you can see from the pictures refers to the numerous canals running through the city. Did not learn exactly when this town was founded but it is certainly well over 1000 years of age. We got up around 8 and went for a tour of the old city which was just getting ready for market …
My angel of a friend Meg came to visit me for a week in April. We had an awesome time exploring and she was a good sport since she came during my finals week she had to put up with me stressing out a little bit. While she was here we went to a little town north of here called Annecy. The town is surrounded by mountains and is currently in the …
We sadly left Chamonix and vowed to return there in the winter, and drove to Annecy. Annecy was kind of a repeat of Prague, beautiful old city, on the water, with canals... we were kind of sick of that scene by then. They are applying to have the 2018 Olympics there, with the ski events at Mont Blanc. It would be a nice venue for sure.
... croissants in an upmarket cafe. They didnt want us in there did they. We pay our bill, smile and say Merci, remember Agincourt.
We then hop aboard the TGV bound for MIlan. It's big, comfy and not too full. It's going to be a 7 hour trip.
As we leave the station, the Grand Station's rear end has been blighted by yet more graffiti.
It's as if the ...
... rain and had a wander around. Had hot chocolate and an icecream sundae in a shop that had been serving icecream since 1806. The old town is built around a central canal that takes the water from the lake to the valley behind. The intricate system in place to prevent flooding but also ensure that the canal is always full was very interesting to see. Just the small amount of rain we'd had that day saw the canal flowing very quickly and it made an wonderful sound. In the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Un hotel assez agreable mais il n'y a pas des lumieres dans le couloir alors on ne pouvait pas trouver notre chambre.
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