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Spectacular views, good eats and great thrills

A long twisting climb in a car (or a real workout on a bicycle) brings you to a spectacular view... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Lake Annecy from on high

We stayed recently on a campsite not far from Doussard and spent a few days looking up at Col de la... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Owain L
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A long twisting climb in a car (or a real workout on a bicycle) brings you to a spectacular view over Lake Annecy and its surrounding mountains. A number of restaurants - which are not too expensive - have viewing terraces. Nb all but two...More

Thank Broomhillal
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We stayed recently on a campsite not far from Doussard and spent a few days looking up at Col de la Forclaz and all the paragliders jumping off, flying over the lake. In the end we decided we had to drive up. We took the...More

Thank Owain L
Reviewed 4 September 2018

A visit to Lake Annecy isn't complete without a trip to the top of the Col de la Forclaz, whether by bike or by car. The view is gorgeous - particularly at sunset - and between restaurants, bars, and hiking trails, there's quite a bit...More

1  Thank sslansky
Reviewed 22 August 2018

After going on the free bus to Le Col de la Forclaz and admiring all the parapenting, we decided to do it for ourselves! Chose Delta Evasion, and it was the best fun ever. Go for it!

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Myself and some friends visited after it was suggested by staff at our hotel. Fantastic views of Lake Annecy! You can have a bite to eat of a cup of coffee and just take in the beautiful surroundings. There are also some gift shops selling...More

Thank Leanne B
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest surprises ever. I usually research before but this time I only l knew I wpuld go for one day to Annecy and when we were there we decided to "drive around the lake". When we arrived up to Col de la...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

We were recommended this viewpoint by a fellow camper - and what a recommendation! We drove up via Doussard (which was rather hairy at times) and it was easy to park. A couple of nice looking places to eat but we only came for the...More

1  Thank clairey16
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

There are many viewpoints around Annecy, most requiring physical activity one way or another. Col du Forclaz is an exception as you can easily reach it by car. The views over the lake are just amazing. Highly recommended.

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This view is spectacular - the way that the lake snakes for miles into the distance, surrounded by hills is just stunningly beautiful.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

From this spot you can view the entire Anncey lake. It is fabulous. If you visiting Anncey you shouldn't miss it.

Thank Khaled A
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