Lakes and mountains

Published on Wednesday January 25, 2012 at 16:55

Annecy, its lake and old town

Annecy, son lac et sa vieille ville
Just 30 minutes from Le Grand-Bornand, Annecy, its lake, its old city and the mountains that surround charm visitors for more than a century. It is a unique landscape that stretches from north to south, from the town of Annecy to Faverges and enclose...
The city Annecy, ranked Community Art and History, provides a unique architectural ensemble of past and modernity, which can be visited all year. Strolling along the canal Thiou, let yourself be charmed by the old town of Annecy, a real "Venice ...
Published on Wednesday January 25, 2012 at 17:00

Chamonix Mont-Blanc and its surroundings

Chamonix
A 1 hour drive and you reach the world of high mountain peaks of the mythical valley of Chamonix (Mer de Glace, the Aiguille du Midi, Brévent), Italy and nearby Switzerland (Giannada Foundation in Martigny).
Chamonix 1 hour from the Aravis, Chamonix's visit is a must to discover the famous base camp and the opportunity to approach the summit with the Aiguille du Midi or cog railways. Mont-Blanc It is the "rendez-vous" of adventurers f...
Published on Wednesday January 25, 2012 at 16:58

Aix-les-Bains and Lake Bourget

Aix-les-Bains et le lac du Bourget
Just 1 hour from Le Grand-Bornand, explore Lake Bourget, the largest natural lake in France, Hautecombe Abbey, the picturesque village of Chanaz, Savoie Canal, and the vineyards where Savoie wines are made.
Lake Bourget The largest natural lake in France continues to safeguard its secrets. The uninhabited west shore has been nicknamed the "wild coast". From the open waters, it looks an island, with its coves and moorings. At the far northern end of...
Published on Wednesday July 20, 2011 at 10:56

Geneva and the shores of Lake Geneva

Genève et les rives du Lac Léman
The harbor If the Rhône River is the backbone of Geneva, the harbor is the well-known face of the city with its famous fountain, a dazzling gush of white spray.   The fountain Permanently installed in the harbor in 1891, it is equipped with a p...
Published on Wednesday July 20, 2011 at 11:00

The cols seen from the sky

Les cols vus d'en haut
At the foot of the Col de la Colombière's airpin bends, Le Grand-Bornand is an unmissable part of the Route des Grandes Alpes, a fabulous tourist route.  www.route-grandes-alpes.com >>>