France includes dozens of wonderful tourist destinations, including very popular ones, including those quiet cities that attract visitors to it, but in limited numbers and at the same time characterized by brilliant beauty. From these destinations, the city of Annecy is located in the southeast of the country and is famous for a lake of the same name and its magnificent views of the mountains crowned with snow. Learn about us with the most prominent tourist attractions in France, on the occasion of enjoyable activities.
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It is natural that this lake, which is considered one of the largest lakes in France, is the most prominent tourist destination in the city, and it is especially distinguished by its proximity to snow-capped mountains throughout the year, and its waters are the cleanest in Europe. You can take a tour of speedboats in the lake or walk on its banks and enjoy the charming natural scenery. Besides many watersports can be practiced in the lake such as rowing and diving, you can also rent a yacht and do your own adventure.
Beaches of Wannsee
When visiting Annecy in the summer, you will get to know many sandy or even popular beaches bordering the lake. Swimming in the fresh and clear waters of these beaches is an ideal opportunity to relax in the charming nature scenes of this picturesque French town.
The old part of Wannsee
You can spend two or three days discovering the ancient part of the city of Annecy which is dubbed “Venice of the Alps” due to its old narrow streets and houses of charming pastel colors. Savor the famous French croissant in one of the old bakeries located here, as the area is famous for its ice cream shops.
Many people visit this famous bridge that passes over Lake Wannsee. Known in French as Pont des Amours, it is an iron bridge that combines two parks, Jardins de l’Europe and Paquier Esplanade. Legend has it that two lovers visited this bridge, so they will stay together forever, so you’ll find a lot of locks on the bridge as an expression of this story.
After passing through the bridge of lovers, the charming European gardens of Annecy overlook that make an ideal point for spending the afternoon as many people buy delicious French products, especially baked goods, from the city’s markets, then spend the afternoon on the grass of these gardens, which attract visitors and locals alike.
Island Palace Palais de l’Ile
This palace is famous for being one of the most photographed places in Annecy and in France. The palace has been rebuilt several times in history since its establishment around 1199 and has for a long time been the residence of aristocratic families. In the seventeenth century, it became a prison and its use changed after the French Revolution. Today it includes a group of exhibitions and museums on the history of Anasi and its heritage, and you can visit its details and get acquainted with its history closely.
Pont des Amours
The old part of Wannsee
Europe Gardens in Annecy
The shores of Lake Wannsee
A scene of Lake Onsi
A view of the island’s palace
Cafés and restaurants on the shores of Lake Wannsee
From the lover’s bridge
From the gardens of Europe
From the beaches of Wannsee