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City guide: Annecy

City guide: Annecy

Ideally located by the lake in the heart of the Alpine mountains, the city of Annecy enjoys an unusual setting conducive to outdoor life, sports and discovery. In June, it welcomes fans of animated films with its festival and all year round tourists from around the world who come to admire the preserved landscapes or discover the rich cultural heritage of the city. Both charming and dynamic, Annecy is rich in old stones as in trendy concepts and can be visited in all seasons!

A coffee shop: Mists


Fleur Louis Opened in 2016, this pretty café suggests giving back to the little black the place it deserves: in the center of attention. Through specialty coffees, macchiato, cappuccino, chemex and other cold brews, you can taste a selection of Belleville roasters accompanied by a macaroon, muffin or cookie, and admire the refined decor and the selection of works on coffee. Perfect for snack time or lunch break. 2 passage des Bains

An atypical table: Kamouraska


Fleur Louis A unique long table of white marble, an electric piano, natural wines selected for their quality and history and a grocery corner with a drastic selection (exceptional Italian pasta, coffee from the Belgian roaster Caffènation and mint sausage) , it was enough to make Kamouraska an exceptional place. On the menu, inventive plates with simple but well-chosen ingredients, innovative combinations and even beautifully accommodated lake féra. On Sunday, a brunch based on small, creative plates awaits gourmets tired of the scrambled egg-pancake duo! 6 passage of the cathedral

A designer boutique: the tame vixen


Fleur Louis This somewhat hidden concept store brings together the best decor and accessory designers and is full of temptations and good ideas. Children's items, bags, stationery and jewelry rub shoulders in a cheerful and colorful atmosphere. It's the perfect place to find an original gift idea or participate in a creative workshop! 2, Place Sainte Claire

An indie concept store: Biutiful


Fleur Louis Everything is beautiful in this shop! The abundance of plants in the window, the decor, the objects and cosmetics on display, the photos on the wall… It makes you want to create a cozy and pointed interior based on marbled enameled cups, colored candles, pretty ceramics, inspiring magazines , minimalist accessories and well aligned beauty products. More than a concept store, it is a sort of constantly evolving inspiration notebook where everything is desirable and can be taken away. 4 bis Rue de la Poste

A bakery: Pan & Gatò


Fleur Louis The queue in front of the store on Sunday morning speaks volumes about the quality of the breads and pastries offered here. The bakery provides both the greedy city dwellers and many restaurants and cafes in the city. To try, the tasty "Gallic" bread with chestnut flour and wheat and giant cookies! 6 Rue du Pré d'Avril in Annecy-le-Vieux

A corner to stroll: the old town


Fleur Louis A little cliché but nevertheless essential, a stroll in the old town is essential. Along the Thiou, a small canal lined with flowers and cobbled streets, you will discover the charming city center, its arcades and bridges. You can admire the Palais de l'Ile, which once housed prisons, and you can even take advantage of it on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday morning to visit the historic market and stock up on local products.

A trendy concept store café: Palettes


Fleur Louis Perfect for a coffee break or a gourmet lunch, this cozy concept store brings together in one place a selection of trendy clothes and accessories, a chic decor, fruit cocktails and the best croque-monsieur in town! All without abandoning an informal comfort that will appeal to both esthetes and walkers looking for a quiet corner. Whether on the terrace or indoors, the charm operates! Bishop's Square

A visit: the Castle


Fleur Louis Impossible to ignore the visit of the castle, if only for the view overlooking the lake from the terrace. Former residence of the Counts of Geneva now converted into a museum, the castle now hosts permanent and temporary exhibitions and a museum of alpine lakes which will delight nature and mountain lovers. 1 Place du Château

An inspiring boutique: Dupont Dupont store & hysteriko


Fleur Louis Born from the merger of two local shops, this concept store offers both a selection of fashion and decoration items made in France, vinyls and accessories full of personality. What satisfy his shopping desires in all conscience and appreciate in a place inspiring the creativity and the dynamism of the creators made in France. 4 bis rue de la poste

A little cafe for initiates: Cafe Bunna


Fleur Louis You feel privileged when you unearth the terrace of this tiny cafe. Nestled in a lane in the center, you sneak in to taste an excellent Flat white or Cappuccino prepared by Olaf and Jolanda, the two friendly barista. And you immediately feel at home, smelling the scent of apple pie coming out of the oven or enjoying a sandwich with selected ingredients: local cheeses and cold meats, buffalo mozzarella and homemade pesto. And if you want to repeat the experience at home, the team also offers its Italian Vespa Ape converted into a mobile espresso bar to brighten up your parties and events! 17 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau

A well hidden hairdresser: the discreet


Fleur Louis As its name suggests, the living room hides at the end of a courtyard and, despite the recent restoration works to which it has been subjected, it seems to have been there for a hundred years with its old armchairs, its antique mirrors and its scraped walls. The attention paid to details, decoration and music make this timeless place the ideal setting for a serene hair transformation! The gentlemen can also entrust their beard to the specialist trained in Italy by admiring some details signed Fornasetti… 6 bis rue royale