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It was my first time in Geneva for a business meeting which got done quickly and now, I had the next day empty. So, I planned on doing some exploration...
If you are a couple traveling to Geneva, the Annecy tour is definitely for you. Walking around on the narrow streets of the place, exploring the ancien...
Annecy is occupied with the charm and beauty of nature and the mesmerizing breeze that can soothe your mind and body. If you wish to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and gain immense peace, Annecy is a place where you need to be. The location provides the scope where you can walk down the city’s narrow streets. Also, you shall be able to spot some beautifully coloured houses along with charming canals that occupy the title Venice of the Alps.
About Annecy Half-Day Tour from Geneva:
The Annecy half-day tour from Geneva lets you grasp the scenic and splendid canals and vibrant houses of Annecy. Don't miss the opportunity of exploring Annecy with the lowest cost if you are in Geneva. Get drowned in the mesmerizing views of the purest lake in Europe namely Lake Annecy.
The half-day tour to Annecy from Geneva makes you visit Palais de l’Isle which is an ancient castle and prison and a prominent hub of art and history. Grab the glimpses of Château d'Annecy which indicates the former residences of the Counts of Geneva, belonging to the 13th century. You can also explore the local markets for grabbing some unique trinkets and materials for your loved ones in the Sunday local markets of Geneva. The half-day tour comes with two-timing slots- 9 am and 2.15 pm.
The 9:00 am tour runs every Saturday and Sunday year-round, and every day from Jun-Sep
The 2:15 pm tour runs every day from Jul-Aug and every Saturday and Sunday from Jun-Sep
Meet Up Information:
Location: Gare Routiere Bus Station
The meetup location is outside the bus station next to the sign 'Key Tours'
Please arrive at the meetup location 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. No refunds will be given for no-shows and latecomers.
How to Reach:
The spot is located at lace Dorcière, 1201 Genève, Switzerland and you can reach there with the help of the following ways-
By Geneve train station: Walk straight on Rue des Alpes for about 400 metres and turn right onto Rue Ami-Levrier. The bus station is across the street
Bus numbers 1 and 25 stop on Rue Ami-Levrier, the bus station is 100 metres away.
Infants aged 0-3 years are required to book the infant ticket for half-day tour to Annecy.
Children aged 4-12 years can book the child ticket for half-day tour to Annecy from Geneva.
A valid passport is required for this tour
8:45 am/2.15 pm arrive at the meetup location
9:00 am/ 2 pm tour departs for itinerary
Enjoy the landscape of the French countryside during your drive
Take a 1-hour walking guided tour of Annecy and see from the outside the iconic Palais de l’Isle and the dominating castle of Annecy. (Applicable for 9 am tour)
Enjoy 2/3 hours of free time in the town
Travel back to Geneva
1:45 pm/ 7 pm tour ends
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Rated : 5.0
It was my first time in Geneva for a business meeting which got done quickly and now, I had the next day empty. So, I planned on doing some exploration before leaving the town and after the suggestion from one my friend I decided to visit Annecy. The tour was calm, relaxing and completely soothing, throughout the journey the guide was really helpful. I enjoyed some great food, did some exploration and my day ended when they dropped me off back to the bus station.
Rated : 5.0
If you are a couple traveling to Geneva, the Annecy tour is definitely for you. Walking around on the narrow streets of the place, exploring the ancient style homes, the tour is as romantic as it can get. I would also like to thank the guide who never hesitated on taking our pictures.
Rated : 5.0
The best thing about this Annecy half day tour from geneva was the round trip transfers. We went there and came back very comfortably. The guide was very friendly and cooperative. We asked him a lot of questions and he had answers to everything.
Rated : 5.0
Annecy half day Tour from Geneva was outstanding. We did not expect that we would see so many places in just half day. The itinerary was perfect. Thanks thrillophilia for giving us this experience.
Rated : 4.0
As an independent traveler, you are always on a budget. The same is the case with me. I was in Geneva on 2 days tour and I came to know about Annecy tour while browsing some places to see in and near Geneva. I booked the tour at the last minute on thrillophilia website. The tour was fairly detailed and I enjoyed thoroughly coming around the town. I give the tour 4 stars just removing 1 star because I was not able to get more time to explore the place as it was only half day trip.
During the Annecy Half Day Tour, one starts by sighting the landscapes of the French countryside during the drive. It is followed by an hour guided tour of the Annecy where one can catch a glance at the iconic Palais de l’Isle and the dominating castle of Annecy.
After this, the visitors can explore the town during the rest of the time. Explore the former residences of the Counts of Geneva, Château d'Annecy that dates back to the 13th century. Shop from the local market for some unique trinkets and materials as souvenirs on this half-day trip in the spare time.
If one avails the Annecy Half Day Tour from Thrillophilia, one needs to get an infant ticket for the infants aged 0-3 years. For the kids aged between 4-12 years, book child tickets for this half-day tour. The senior citizens can avail adult tickets.
We can also accommodate strollers and pregnant women during this tour so travel stress-free with us. Grab great offers on our platform as you book in advance. Our package also includes a transportation facility in this half-day tour package.
The Annecy Half Day Tour lasts for almost 5 hours. During this time, visitors are taken to explore the most popular attractions in the city. It has round trip transfers included in the package. The knowledgeable and professional guides offer full information about each site for the utmost exploration of the city.
On this half-day tour, visit the purest lake in Europe, Lake Annecy is also included. Without any delays, book your half-day tour packages to Annecy from the renowned travel platform of Thrillophilia.
For the Annecy day trip from Geneva, the meeting point of this tour is Gare Routiere Bus Station. Search for the “key tours” sign next to the bus station which is the point where all visitors will be gathered and the tour will be commenced.
The meeting location is situated right next to lace Dorcière, 1201 Genève, Switzerland. In order to reach the meeting point, choose from the various ways listed below. Get on bus number 1 or 25 which would drop you at the Rue Ami-Levrier stop. The meeting point is 100 meters away from the stop. By Geneva train station: proceed straight 400 meters on Rue des Alpes and then turn right onto Rue Ami-Levrier.
The location of the meeting point is right across the street from your point. The visitors are advised to reach the meeting location 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Please note that no refund will be provided for latecomers or absent people.
In the Annecy day trip from Geneva that one avails from Thrillophilia, the round trip bus transfers are offered to the visitors from the meeting point in Geneva. An English speaking professional guide will accompany you throughout the tour to offer you knowledge about each site.
It’s a walking tour around Annecy where you will also be given some spare time to stroll around the city. You can shop from the local market during this time and feast on the local delicacies from the famed restaurants here.
Yes, round trip bus transfers are included in the Annecy half day tour from Geneva one book from the online platform of Thrillophilia. Enjoy a guided tour with our professional guides with this attractive package.
You can travel in budget and in total comfort with us. We are also prepared enough to accommodate pregnant women and strollers on this tour.
While getting ready for your Annecy half day tour from Geneva; carry your sunglasses and sunscreen lotion to save yourself from the bright sun. Don’t forget to carry your Thrillophilia voucher you receive after booking this half-day tour in your budget from Thrillophilia.
They can be in printed form or in mobile. The voucher is valid for the specified date and time of the tour and cannot be used before or after the scheduled date and time on it.
The best time to explore Annecy is during the month of July to September. The climate is mostly pleasant during this month with the temperature ranging between -2°C to 22°C. The air is mostly clear during this month offering astonishing sights of the mountain ranges.
Avoid visiting during the summer season as the temperatures get really high making the surroundings more humid. Even the sky is cloaked with clouds that hinder sighting the mountain views.
The distance between Annecy and Geneva is around 42 kilometers. There are various modes of transportation available to comfortably reach Annecy from Geneva. Check out the below points to know more.
- By train: There is a direct train connecting Geneva to Annecy. It departs from Geneve-Eaux-Vives and arrives at Annecy in 1 hour 14 minutes.
- By Bus: One can get on the bus from Carouge GE, P+R Etoile destined to Annecy, Eglise Des Fins. The bus service is operative hourly every day. The whole journey takes almost 1h 12m.
- By car: One can self-drive from Geneva to Annecy which is the fastest option to reach Annecy. It would take just half an hour to reach the location.
- Rideshare: This is the cheapest option available to reach Annecy from Geneva and consumes almost 49 minutes to complete the journey.
One can also book the half-day tour package offered by Thrillophilia from Geneva to Annecy which includes comfortable round trip transfers. Cut the hustle as you book your package and travel in ease and budget with us
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