Guided tour

From Geneva: Annecy Half-Day Trip

From Geneva: Annecy Half-Day Trip

Activity provider: KeyTours SA
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From US$ 70.93 per person

Explore Annecy, the Venice of the Alps, which features an old town area with colorful pedestrian streets and lively markets. In addition to the picturesque center, admire stunning mountain landscapes on this half-day guided excursion from Geneva.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Annecy, one of the most picturesque towns in France
  • See the major sights on a guided orientation walk
  • Explore the old town and its markets on your own
Full description
Annecy, located just 45-minutes from Geneva, is a town that has been awarded France’s prestigious Art and History designation. When you arrive in Annecy you’ll have a guided orientation walk and then plenty of free time to explore Annecy on your own. Please note that if you select the afternoon tour, then this will be self-guided.  As you walk through the streets of this charming town on the River Thiou you’ll come across numerous food and flea markets and historic monuments and landmarks. Browse the shops and stop to try a traditional dish at one of the many restaurants or cafés.
Includes
  • Bus ride
  • Walking tour in Annecy
  • Guide (ONLY for morning tours - if you select the afternoon tour, this will be self-guided)
  • Food and beverages
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Date

Meeting point

Geneva Bus Station (Place Dorcière)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Note that the guide will be with you during the orientation walk in Annecy, but not during your free time.
  • Guided tour with a professional guide
  • Please make sure to have your passport with you during the tour
  • Note that that the guided tour only takes place in the morning; the afternoon tours are self-guided
  •  On the morning tour, you will have 1 and a half hours of free time; the afternoon tour with the audio guide will allow guests 2 hours of free time
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 200 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.2/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Really excellent experience. The tour was great in a comfortable bus and was good to hear about some of the facts from the tour guide. A small thing to note is that if you visit Annecy on a Sunday morning, the market place can be quite overwhelming and chaotic if you have young children with you. We visited the museum and old prison as well and enjoyed it. All in all, a lovely experience and will recommend it.

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March 23, 2022

The trip to Annecy with Swiss tours was absolutely stunning! When we arrived the Carnival was going on so we got to experience what that was like which was incredible. Our tour guide Gabriel was very knowledgable and nice too made the trip very interesting. Only downside was we couldn’t stay longer!

March 15, 2022

Would recommend this trip to anyone! A lovely drive there and back which doesn’t take too long and plenty of time to walk around and explore Annecy. Our guide was so helpful and gave us a 20 minute tour when we got there and then we could go and explore on our own. A perfect day trip from Geneva and so glad we did it!

October 25, 2021

Product ID: 46814