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Annecy Walking Tour
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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
US$ 76.80
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Discover Annecy, an unmissable trip for any Alpine holiday. You will explore one of the most beautiful cities in France also known as the “the Venice of the Alps”.

Itinerary

We will meet up in the center of Geneva before leaving on the bus in the direction of Annecy, a medieval city located in the French Alps.

After a journey of less than an hour, we arrive at our destination. Then we are ready to begin our guided walking tour along the city’s alleys and canals which earned it the nickname “the Venice of the Alps”.

During this charming walk, you will learn about the history of Annecy and how the region played an important role in the counter-reformation. The city was chosen by the Catholic Church as a base of operations to try to prevent the ideas of John Calvin spreading from Geneva where they had become popular.

During the 45-minute guided tour, we will see the city’s main monuments, such as Annecy castle and the Palais de l'Isle (Palace of the Island). This fortified house, situated between two canals, has been used since the middle ages as a court, a prison, and an aristocrat’s house, but is now home to a museum.

You will have two hours of free time to explore Annecy at your own leisure and enjoy the enchanted bridges and narrow streets. As you stroll under the flower-filled balconies and past the artisan boutiques or relax with a coffee on the pretty canal side, you will feel the special magic of this fairy-tale city.

We finish the tour returning to the central bus station in Geneva.

Important information

During the trip, we will cross the border into France. Please bring your passport or a valid national identification document (photocopies are not accepted). If you are a non-EU citizen, you will need to necessary visa to visit France.

Type of Guide and Group Size

The guide is guaranteed for groups of 10 or more people. Should this number not be reached, the tour will be carried out with a driver who will offer commentary.

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Price

Adults Children from 4 to 12 years Children under 4 years
Annecy Tour
US$ 76.80
US$ 38.90
US$ 16.70

Annecy Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 76.80
  • Children from 4 to 12 years

    US$ 38.90
  • Children under 4 years

    US$ 16.70

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

4 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

English speaking guide.

English speaking guide/driver (for groups of less than 10).

Transport in air conditioned vehicle.

When to book?

You can book up until 9 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 76.80
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Gare Routiere bus station, Geneva