Annecy is a beautiful town in the Upper Savoy, which overlooks the shores of the lake of the same name. Located between Geneva and Chambery, the history of Annecy has been profoundly influenced by the two neighboring cities, until the fifteenth century it was part of the County of Geneva, before moving on to the Duchy of Savoy to which it remained linked until the transfer of all of Savoy to France in 1860. The historic center of Annecy – the old city – is very nice to visit, interesting are the rue Sainte-Claire and the rue Royale, among the attractions the Palais de l’Isle (the old prison), the Castle ( Château d’Annecy), the Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Pierre d’Annecy).
ANNECY CHRISTMAS MARKET
Annecy Christmas market in the historic center (Marché de Noël dans le center historique de la ville d’Annecy). Christmas market with about 70 exhibitors. In the historic center of Annecy: : Rue Saint Maurice, places Saint François de Sales and Saint Maurice, quais Eustache Chapuis and de Vincenza.
Annecy Christmas Market (Village des Alpes). Come and experience the intimate and welcoming atmosphere of the Villaggio delle Alpi, in front of the Courier Shopping Center, you will be able to enjoy the numerous exhibitors and find many gift ideas. Come and enjoy the pleasures of skiing on the outdoor ice rink, to taste the local specialties, and the traditional mulled wine, themed evenings (concerts and DJs) and many animations. Guests can also enjoy the magic of Christmas with the illuminations that this year will shine with a thousand lights, with the giant Christmas tree, with the giant bubbles, with the forest of illuminated Christmas trees, the Savoiardi arches and with the numerous light decorations … …