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 2014
|Interlac Trail – NEW !
The Interlac trail is a new event where competitors race between France’s two largest lakes – Lake Bourget and Lake Annecy. Starting at Lake Annecy, competitors can choose their distance – with 77km being the longest distance and 17km the shortest. The race finishes with competitors putting their feet in Lake Bourget.
|19th - 20th July 2014|
|Cross-lake swimming competitions
Every year since 1931, hundreds of participants take part in this cross-lake swimming competition. They can choose
between the 1,000m crossing of Lake Annecy, the 2,400m one or the 5,000m one. There is also a 500m crossing for
children. It costs €20 per person.
Register on www.traverseedulacdannecy.fr
|15th August 2014|
|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.|