Camping by Lake Annecy: wonderful holidays in Haute-Savoie
A town well noted for a high standard of living, Annecy continues to attract holidaymakers year after year. The town is affectionately known as the Venice of the Alps due to its magnificent lake, sensational panoramas and old cobbled streets in pastel colours. If you're looking for a holiday in the fresh air, visit this jewel of Haute-Savoie where you can visit monuments of art and history, float on calm waters and lose yourself in mountain landscapes. Book a stay in one of our 3, 4 or 5 star campsites at Lake Annecy and live an unforgettable experience in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.
Are you looking for a comfortable mobile home or a place to pitch your tent? We have a wide choice of accommodation for your stay as a couple, with family or friends. Discover a whole range of activities and services: aquatic complexes with heated swimming pool, wellness areas, sports grounds, children's and teens' club, shops and restaurants.
Top 5 must-do activities in Annecy
Haute-Savoie is full of natural and historical treasures. Here are some unmissable activities around your campsite in Annecy!
Holidaying in Haute-Savoie would not be complete without a visit to the famous waters of Lake Annecy. Bring your bike and cycle around the shoreline paths, or discover the lake up close and personal by boat. Better yet, fly over it while paragliding. For the less adventurous, why not settle down on the beach to admire its turquoise waters and beautiful views of the mountains.
The old town of Annecy
The fortified city of Annecy invites you to discover its history between coloured stones and quiet canals. Go in search of iconic monuments and remains, from the Palais de l'Île to Château d'Annecy, without forgetting the old district with its five bell towers. Nothing beats a picturesque stroll along the Thiou canal, the natural outlet of Lake Annecy.
Les jardins de l’Europe
Looking for inspiration in nature? Leave the old town to stroll through the Jardins de l'Europe, a beautiful park right next to Lake Annecy. Its hundred-year-old trees and stone sculptures decorated the walking trails along the water's edge.
At the gates of the city extends a vast pasture of 7 hectares known as Le Pâquier. This verdant esplanade offers you a fantastic panorama of Lake Annecy and its Isle of Swans, which bears its name because of the elegant white birds that have taken up residence there.
Are you hoping to visit Haute-Savoie to scale the heights of its hills and mountains? Lovers of the great outdoors will be enchanted by the region's nature reserves such as Roc de Chère and Bout-en-Lac. Mountain ranges, meadows and forests contain a great diversity of fauna and flora... all waiting to be explored.
The best campsites in Annecy
To spend a dream camping escape with your loved ones, nothing could be simpler and more comfortable than a stay in one of our best campsites by Lake Annecy.
Book a stay in one of our inviting mobile homes at 4* Campsite L'Idéal, a green 6-hectare resort at the foot of the mountains. Close to Lake Annecy, it is ideally located for a fabulous stay involving plenty of walking and hiking excursions. Take advantage of the campsite's fantastic aquatic area with outdoor swimming pool, heated swimming pool, paddling pool, slide, waterfall, children's games and whirlpool bath! For young and old alike, entertainment on the agenda includes sports tournaments, treasure hunts, themed evenings, aqua gym lessons, while dining options include a restaurant and pizzeria. There are also many activities near the campsite such as water sports, fishing, horse riding, climbing, cycling, tree climbing and many more!
Campsite Les Îles
Appreciate gorgeous views of the snow-capped peaks of Mont Blanc from your mobile home on a stay at 3* Campsite Les Îles, located next to Lac de Passy. Discover the charm of Haute-Savoie with direct access to the beach of an idyllic lake, and relax in the green setting of the campsite. The lively kid's club onsite entertains children from 4-10 years old while parents indulge in a well-earned massage at the wellness spa. This lovely campsite has been designed so you can recharge your batteries in the great outdoors.
Our camping tips for your holidays in Annecy
Everything you need to know before going on holiday to Annecy!
When to go to Haute-Savoie?
To enjoy walks in Haute-Savoie, the best time to enjoy is undoubtedly July and August. The temperature is mild and the rain rare. The month of May is also worth considering despite a small chance of rain, but it is also by opting for colder periods that you will really be lost in the middle of nature, and that the prices of campsites are at their lowest. In summer Lake Annecy festival takes place, and in spring you can discover the famous Annecy animation festival!
What are the best campsites with a swimming pool near Annecy?
Are you looking for a campsite in Annecy with a swimming pool? Campsite L'Idéal, which is very close to the lake, has a fully equipped water park, with slide and waterfall. A little further away in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Campsite Château de Galaure offers a man-made lagoon in addition to its swimming pool!
Book with for your amazing holidays at Lake Annecy! And if you would like to go on an excursion in the region, or even beyond the borders, discover our campsites in Rhône-Alpes or our campsites in Switzerland!