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Voie Verte du Lac d'Annecy

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Bike Heaven!

The bike route has a range of options from basic cycle path for the family to a lake tour of 40km... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
carol c
Annecy-le-Vieux, France
A must do!!!

Absolutely amazing! One of the best bike paths i ever ride. Nice views of the lake all the way... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Fafe, Portugal
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“old railway”(2 reviews)
“cycle path”(5 reviews)
“40km”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bike route has a range of options from basic cycle path for the family to a lake tour of 40km to tough mountains like Semnoz. They are working on completing the tour du lac so you wont have to go on the road @...More

Thank carol c
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Absolutely amazing! One of the best bike paths i ever ride. Nice views of the lake all the way, nice places to stop and have a drink. Very nice experience. Just rent a bike and go.

Thank LuisFafe_Portugal
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

It's an old rail line converted for walkers,bike riding etc. We stayed at Albertville and cycled to Annecy and back. A very pleasant experience with many stop off points and I recommend the snack shack by the old railway engine. Great coffee and super ice...More

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The tour around the lake is a 38 km round trip really worth while the tour. Beautiful surroundings all the way.

1  Thank Margaretha R
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Rented out a bike and toured the lake from Talloires. It took me around 4 hours with many stops; the main one being Annecy. The weather was amazing, water blue green and day magical. You get to pass by all the villages and see the...More

1  Thank Chrissharb
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Best ride we found was on electric bikes going clockwise around the lake and climbing up to Col del la Forclaz. This is the best ride for views, scenery and stops for restaurants and bars. We also enjoyed our 40km ride around the lake on...More

4  Thank ShropshireBoy
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We rented bikes and cycled 50 km return on this route. It was busy in parts but so safe and a great way to see the lake.

Thank Siobhan L
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

After reading numerous reviews and hiring a city bike I decided to stick to the East side of this beautiful cycle path along Lake Annecy. It was a fairly easy ride all the way to Dussard approximately 20 Kilometers and back. The weather was beautiful....More

2  Thank seema60
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

start from Annecy..and fbike.25 kms lo.g to Faverges..even more..lake. mountains .quiet..but not alone. thqt s the point..! it s crowded..in summer..even dangerous..when..midday..but..early or late..you ll enjoy..!! if you like biking or rollerblading..or..just walking..!

Thank monique r
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Around and near the lake of Annecy, there is a huge number of activities to choose from, for all tasts and ages; Hiking is the perfect way to discover many beauties of the region, many nice beach on the lake,a lot of nice paths to...More

3  Thank Manuela L
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