Annecy, The Lakes
Cycle tracks along the shores of the lake. Dinghy & pleasure boat sailing, Swimming, Canoeing, Pedaloes, Fishing, waters skiing, parapenting. Solo or guided walks. Golf (3 courses).
Driving distance from Calais to Annecy 511 miles or 7hrs25
Events in Annecy 2015
International Film Festival
Several countries meet here to elect the best animation film of the year, in different categories, from short film to feature film.
Check out the latest animated gems, find out about current and future trends, meet up with your favourite film directors and up-and-coming talents, track down new associates and partners. There are a number of theatres in and around Annecy screening Festival films from 10 am to 11 pm.
Each evening at 10:15 pm, there is also a screening on the giant screen on the Pâquier lawn (free to all). The International Animation Film Market (Mifa).
Don't miss the animation industry's foremost showcase in terms of co-producing, purchasing, selling, financing and distributing animation content for all broadcasting platforms.
The Mifa is held in over 4,000 m2 of exhibition space and welcomes 470 international exhibitors.
Located at L'Impérial Palace, the exhibitors' market is open from 9 am to 7 pm with the visiting professionals' market open between 9:30 am and 7 pm.
|15th June - 20th June 2015|
|Noctibules - Annecy Discover 4 evenings of fun and shows, livened up by around thirty company and some 60 representations! Every year in July, discover a program involving street theater, forrain theater, aerial showl, circus, humour and brass band... The artists express themselves by the lake or along canals… Free access to the shows. From 9pm to midnight.||15th - 18th July 2015|
|A new section of the cycle pathway that goes around Lake Annecy is due to be completed by the summer of 2014 from Annecy le Vieux to Chavoires. This will allow cyclists to make a circuit of the lake (which is 40 km all the way around). The final section is due to be finished in 2017.|