Five of Annecy's Finest Day Hikes

There is a lifetime's worth of hiking around Annecy and these five routes are some of the highlights.

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Annecy hiking summed up in one photo - lakes, mountains and sunshine!
Annecy hiking summed up in one photo - lakes, mountains and sunshine! Photo: Guilhem Vellut

Description

The picturesque town of Annecy is almost impossibly well positioned, with a beautiful blue lake to the south, Geneva to the north and some of the finest mountains in France all around.

Just about every conceivable outdoor sport can be enjoyed in and around Annecy but hiking the famous peaks that surround the town remains the most popular summer activity.

The opportunities for exploration in the region are almost endless but doing these 5 hikes will give you a sample of what is on offer, and likely whet your appetite for more!

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