Annecy is a commune in the South Eastern area of France and it needs to be added to your travel itinerary tout de suite! (Thank you Google translate for making me look like a classy gent who can speak French…). In any case, rather than go on and on about why you need a trip to Annecy in your life – I figured I’d show!

1.) Well to start – it looks like this… Easily one of the most colourful places to visit out there!

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2.) The view from the mountains is spectacular!

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3.) Even in the cold winter months, it still manages to look beautiful!

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4.) It’s great for outdoors activities…

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5.) …and particularly so if your preferred outdoor activities involves soaking in some sun rays tempered with occasional dips into the refreshingly cool lake.

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6.) Because you can have a smile as wide as these two. (Okay, the main point here is actually that the water actually gets warm enough to get your toes wet but aiming for a nice, cheesy holiday grin is not a bad idea at all.. 🙂 )

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7.) Because of those mountain goats!

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8.) And even on a grey days, the colours of Annecy will help make it seem like it’s not just about to rain! 🙂

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9.) Then there’s that lake too… (Lake Annecy)

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10.) Plus the fact that Annecy is a perfect place for afternoon picnics. Swiftly followed by naps and nursing of ‘food babies’!

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11.) Then there’s the castle – Château d’Annecy, which is so beautiful it had to be included twice! (Not really but it just seemed like one photo just wouldn’t do).

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12.) The landscape backdrops are pretty impressive!

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13.) And the pace of life here is nice and relaxed…

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14.) And then there’s the matter of how clear the water in the lake is… Like see-through clear!

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15.) Even the canals are absolutely clean and clear!

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And there you have it, 15 reasons why you need to visit Annecy in the South of France.

Now over to you – have you ever been to Annecy (or are you planning to)? If you’ve been, what did you think? Give us all the lowdown from your trip! 🙂

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