Outdoor Activities in Annecy

Outdoor activities in Annecy are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Annecy comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Annecy and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Annecy has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Annecy.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Annecy:

  1. #1 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 973 itineraries
    Lake Annecy

    Tags: Waterfront, View Point, Adventure, Water Sport

    Address: 74000 Annecy, France

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Lake Annecy is a major highlight of the city of Annecy and the third largest lake of France. The lake is extensively used for swimming, diving and scuba diving, while selective few areas of the lake a...Read more

  2. #2 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 500 itineraries
    Gorges Du Fier

    Tags: Landmark, Scenic Drive

    Address: D164, 74330 Lovagny, France

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:15 pm Details

    Gorges du Fier is a walking path wrapped around the river carved canyon that adds to the adventure of the city of Annecy. This point in the city offers attractive views because of its elevated positio...Read more

  3. #3 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 881 itineraries
    La Vieille Ville

    Tags: Town, Neighborhoods

    Address: 74000 Annecy, France

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    La Vieille Ville is an old town clustered with historic buildings, churches cathedrals, fortresses, canals, parks, old streets, restaurants, bars, shops, museums and more. During summers this area is ...Read more

  4. #4 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 552 itineraries
    Palais Disle

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum

    Address: 3 passage de l'Ile, 74000 Annecy, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Palais de I’Isle is a historic monument in the shape of a ship that belongs to the 12th century. Built on a natural rock island the building is a well fortified place that once housed the prison...Read more

  5. #5 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 611 itineraries
    Chateau D'annecy

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 1 Place du Chateau, 74000 Annecy, France

    Timings: 10:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Take a glance at the historic beauty of Annecy by paying a visit to the Chateau d'Annecy castle. The castle houses a museum with relevant information about the lakes along with a modern art gallery an...Read more

  6. #6 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 728 itineraries
    Le Semnoz

    Tags: Scenic Drive, Biking Trail, Adventure, Adventure Sport

    Address: 74540 Viuz-la-Chiésaz, France

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Le Semnoz is a breathtaking mountain that features a tough climb with a magnificent view of the mountains and the three lakes. The place can be easily accessed by bicycle, car and foot. Le Semnoz is i...Read more

  7. #7 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 677 itineraries
    Thiou

    Tags: Water Body, River

    Address: Le Thiou 74960 Annecy France

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Thiou is referred to as the shortest rivers of France. The history of the river states its importance to the industries of Annecy. Today the river stands as a tourist attraction with several restauran...Read more

  8. #8 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 297 itineraries
    Chateau De Montrottier

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site

    Address: 60 Allée du Château, 74330 Lovagny, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Just about 10 minutes from the town of Annecy lies the Chateau de Montrottier, precisely in the city of Lovagny. The castle is home to a wide collection of weapons, earthenware, tapestries, antique fu...Read more

  9. #9 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 487 itineraries
    La Tournette

    Tags: Mountain, Hiking Trail, Nature

    Address: 74230 Les Clefs, France

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    La Tournette is a mountain with several hiking trails in the Bornes Massif in Haute-Savoie, France. It encompasses Lake Annecy and exhibits magnificent views of the scenic lake and surroundi...Read more

  10. #10 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 455 itineraries
    Librairie Decitre

    Tags: Library

    Address: 19 Rue Sommeiller, 74000 Annecy, France

    Timings: 09:30 am - 07:15 pm Details

    If reading is your thing, you are sure to visit this place without a recommendation. Otherwise, the library is a welcoming place with a vast variety of good reads. Other stationary is also available a...Read more

  11. #11 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 546 itineraries
    Parc Charles Bosson

    Tags: Garden, Park, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: Allée de l'Imperial, 74000 Annecy, France

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Parc Charles Bosson is a spacious garden space by the lake surrounded by greenery with a natural carpet of lush green grass. The park is ideal for sunbathing, bird watching, relaxing, strolling, and f...Read more

  12. #12 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 468 itineraries
    Church Of St. Maurice

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Monument, Architecture

    Address: Rue Saint-Maurice, 74000 Annecy, France

    St. Maurice is the oldest church of Annecy. The church was built first as a chapel and is recognized as a national monument since 1957. The church beautifully stands out as an attraction dressed in go...Read more

  13. #13 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 414 itineraries
    Annecy Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: 8 Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 74000 Annecy, France

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Cathedrale Saint-Pierre was formerly a Franciscan chapel. The cathedral is a peaceful attraction with marvelous gothic architecture. The carvings, arches and dome of the church is spectacular too.in t...Read more

  14. #14 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 492 itineraries
    Conservatoire Art Et Histoire

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 18 Avenue du Tresum, 74000 Annecy, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Conservatoire Art ET Histoire is a petite museum dedicated to the history of animation. The museum allows its visitors to create their own animations to get an insight about the creativity the world i...Read more

  15. #15 of 39 Outdoors Activities in Annecy
    - Used in 397 itineraries
    Parc Animalier De La Grande-jeanne

    Tags: Wildlife Sanctuary , Park, Wildlife Park

    Address: 14 Route du Semnoz, 74000 Annecy, France

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Parc Animalier de la Grande-Jeanne is an animal park stretched over 10 500 m2 home to deer and sheep of Corsica. The park is a perfect picnic spot that would be greatly enjoyed by kids. A much recomme...Read more