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Guided Walking Tour of Annecy from Geneva

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Get round-trip transfers from Geneva and enjoy a 5-hour tour of Annecy, with a 1-hour guided walk in Old Town, and then explore on your own for 2 hours.

Highlights

  • Discover Annecy, the 12th CE French city on, a 1-hour guided walk of the Old Town, exploring its canals, bridges, markets, and historical landmarks.

  • Hop aboard a comfy bus, which will transport you from Geneva to Annecy and back accompanied by an expert driver/guide.

  • Stroll past the medieval castle and prison of the Palais de l’Isle on the guided walking tour, and see the Bishop of Geneva's former home, the Annecy fortress.

  • Post the walk, get 2 hours to walk past pastel-colored houses and shop for unique souvenirs like the Savoyard cuckoo clock at the antique markets.

  • Did you know? Lake Annecy is the second-largest lake in France and one of the world's purest. Post-tour, unwind by the pristine shores.

Inclusions

  • 5-hour tour of Annecy

  • Round-trip bus transfers from Geneva

  • Expert driver/guide

  • 1-hour guided walking tour of Old Town

  • 2-hour free time

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

The Art & History Town Walking Tour

Start your journey from Geneva on a comfortable bus, escorted by a knowledgeable driver-guide who will lead you to the charming town of Annecy, also called the Venice of the Alps. In Annecy, explore Old Town’s pastel-colored houses, cobblestone streets, and lively markets on a 1-hour walking tour. With your guide, see the main attractions, such as the Palais de l’Isle, a medieval castle that was once a prison, and the Annecy fortress, which served as the residence of the Bishop of Geneva.

Discover Annecy by Yourself

Post the guided tour, utilize 2 hours of free time to delve into the city's cultural offerings. The streets are lined with unending flower-filled balconies, colorful residences, antique markets, and crafts shops. You can explore museums like the Musée-Château, which exhibits artwork and artifacts from different eras. Savor traditional Savoyard cuisine in a local restaurant at your own expense, and sample regional delicacies like tartiflette, raclette, fondue, cheese, chocolate, and wine. Before returning to Geneva, take a walk by the shores of Lake Annecy, one of the purest lakes in Europe, or skate across the breathtaking Alpine countryside.

Important Information

  • It's recommended to wear comfortable shoes as this experience involves a fair amount of walking.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Geneva Bus Station.

  • Address: Pl. Dorciere 1201 Geneva, Switzerland.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Ginebra. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board bus #ALSA to get you there.

By Ferry

  • The closest ferry terminal is Mont-Blanc. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board ferry #BAT to get you there.

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