What to do in Savoie and Haute-Savoie?
Savoie is a department in the Rhône-Alpes region. For your next holiday, get ready for a variety of activities in rich and varied natural sites. Hiking or cycling in the valleys and mountain ranges and walks in the plains. Alternatively, canoeing, rafting and hydrospeeding on the Isère river and the Doron de Bozel are water activities to be experienced. Similarly, the Grenant Canyon offers the opportunity to tackle canyoning for a thrilling experience. Paragliding is another activity to try from the crest of the Epine and landing near the Aigue Belette lake. Pedal boats, rowing and stand-up paddling are other activities that can be practiced on the same lake.
Where to eat in Savoie and Haute-Savoie?
A holiday in Savoie is also an opportunity for a culinary journey. This is due to the fact that in this region, starred chefs and exceptional restaurants enhance the beauty of the area. These professionals offer tourists and residents typical dishes and local recipes, as well as authentic regional specialities. These recipes are based on fresh products from local producers, including fruit, vegetables, cheese, wine, lake fish and cold cuts from the Alpine region. In the restaurants, you can enjoy Savoyard fondues, tartiflettes, gratin savoyard, gâteau de la Margot, Saint Genix and rhubarb tart for dessert. Tome des Bauges, reblochon, and emmental de Savoie, the typical cheeses of Savoyard gastronomy, as well as Savoy wines, will be served on all tables. Other dishes to be discovered on the spot include rioutes, crozets, matefan, and Savoyard soup.
What to visit in Savoie and Haute-Savoie?
Once in Savoie, take a trip to the old town of Annecy to appreciate the architecture of the buildings. The Lac du Bourget will allow you to appreciate the beauty of nature. The Oxygen Ski and Snowboard School is worth a visit to learn about these disciplines and to admire the snow-covered slopes in all their splendour. Finally, Mont le Reyard is a place not to be missed in Savoie.
Where to walk in Savoie and Haute-Savoie?
In winter, a dog sled ride is a great family experience, before taking the cable car for an aerial ride. There are many opportunities in Savoie for walking, cycling, boating and snowboarding.
Modern villa with Lakeview and heated pool at only +/- 600 m from Lake Annecy in Veyrier du Lac.
This villa has an exceptional situation at only a few steps away from Lake Annecy with all ingredients for a successful vacation with the whole family: Lake Annecy is at only 2 minutes walk from the house, canoes and kayaks are at your disposition. Quiet environment.
Bluffy, in the hills between Lake Annecy and the Aravis mountains, holiday cottage sleeps 12 with private and heated pool
This chalet is situated in Manigod, near the ski resort of La Clusaz in the French Alps, beautiful view at the Aravis mountains
Holiday home sleeps 4, ideal for a family vacation, located in the countryside but not secluded, the house is situated at +/- 800 m above sea level. In summer you will be happy to find a little freshness in the evening. Summer or winter, you will appreciate the breathtaking view of the mountains from the terrace.
This romantic chalet for 2 offers a very chaming and cosy interior, Whirlpool and breathtaking view facing the Mont Blanc.
Holiday apartment situated in a luxury residence on the heights of Annecy offering a dominant and breathtaking view of the lake and the city of Annecy. The residents have access to a huge common pool and tennis court.
This charming house with cosy garden has been tastefully renovated and is situated in Doussard at Lake Annecy.
The house is situated in a quiet environment in the countryside near the river la Bornette and offers a nice view at the mountain chains of des Dents de Cons and la Tournette.
The chalet is located in a very quiet environment with beautiful mountain views. Ideal for a skiing holiday, the chalet is close to the ski slope of Grand Crêt and the ski lift of Saix. The charming village of Samoens is also an excellent summer destination with lots of walking tracks in the surrounding mountains.
This charming independent chalet is located on 600 m² land in a very quiet area of the holiday resort village of Ancelle in the Champsaur massif, at the gates of the Ecrins national park. Ideal location for both summer and winter holidays in the Alps (downhill skiing and cross country skiing nearby).
Enjoy the charm of this 13th century Castle, shared pool and beach at the river Morge.
Cosy holiday chalet for a romantic stay in a rural setting, between Lake Annecy and the Aravis mountains.
Exceptional holiday apartment for a romantic stay for 2 situated in a beautiful 13th century castle at property with horses and a private beach at the riverside of river Morge.
Chalet for rent sleeps 6 in very natural environment for holidays between Lake Annecy and the Aravis mountain chain.
Charming chalet near the ski resort of Grand Massif. Free access to a shared indoor and outdoor pool at 2 km from the chalet.
Discover Chatel in the French Alps for holidays in both summer and winter ! Spacious chalet with heated indoor pool and sauna in the ski resort of Portes du Soleil.
The chalet is situated at +/- 200 m from the chairlift to Barbossine at the Swiss border.
Chalet for summer and winter holidays in the Haute Savoie. At +/- 200 m from the chair lift of Barbossine an ideal situation for skiing in winter and moutainbiking and walking in summer.
Spacious and bright apartment on the ground floor, at +/- 1 km from the city centre and +/- 2 km from the Lake. Nearest shops at +/- 900 m.
The chalet is located in the countryside, on the heights of Talloires and offers a breathtaking view of Lake Annecy and the surrounding mountains. The chalet comprises 3 apartments offered for seasonal rental + the apartment of the owners who live on site.
Charming holiday rental for a romantic stay in the mountains at the ski slopes of the family friendly ski resort of Praz de Lys Sommand. In winter in the immediate vicinity of the Echerus alpine ski slope, cross-country ski trails (Vallons loop) and departures for sled dogs, in summer the rental is an ideal starting point for many hikes or mountain biking.
The chalet, located in the countryside, on the heights of Talloires offers a breathtaking view of Lake Annecy and the surrounding mountains. The chalet comprises 3 apartments offered for seasonal rental, plus the apartment of the owners who live on site.
The villa is situated at +/- 700 m from the village's centre with all the shops, and at about 1 km from the lakeside.
The holiday home benefits from an exceptional location on the shores of Lake Annecy with a private pontoon to access the lake, in Talloires-Montmin. The house can accommodate max 8 adults and 2 children.
This holiday rental chalet is situated in Lathuile, within 2 km from the beaches of Doussard, Lake Annecy. Nearest shops in the village of Doussard (4 km).
Located in Veyrier du Lac, this family holiday home enjoys an exceptional lakefront situation, with a private pontoon on Lake Annecy. The house sleeps 7 people in 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
This family home is located in the heart of the bay of Talloires and offers a panoramic view of Lake Annecy from the bay of Talloires to the castle of Duingt. The house sleeps up to 12 people.
This holiday apartment is located in Champagny en Vanoise, in the heart of the Vanoise nature reserve, in the Paradiski ski area in Savoie, duplex design and comfortable space, Savoyard charm.
Bright villa enjoying maximum sunshine. Located on a plot of 1000 m², ideal location for nature lovers and paragliding enthusiasts. Close to the Angon waterfalls and the Col de la Forclaz, the house remains close to Lake Annecy and the beaches of Talloires.