Annecy is spellbinding in winter. Snow-capped mountains loom in the distance, and Christmas markets brighten up pleasing medieval streets. Enjoy an alpine Christmas filled with great food, wine, and skiing excursions with an Originals Hotel stay in Annecy.
Enjoy a sensational Christmas in Annecy
Christmas in Annecy are like being transported back in time. The city’s captivating Old Town boasts original 12th-century features decked with Christmas decorations. Its historic squares host festive markets, and its churches offer choral notes in eye-catching settings. Pick up a warming mug of vin chaud and peruse the gingerbread, saucissons and Christmas displays along the medieval centre. Glittering light shows, ice rinks and other seasonal delights take place in front of the City Hall and at designated sites like Le Village du père Noël.
Annecy’s centre is inviting throughout your Christmas stay, but the surrounding region beckons for day trips. Annecy Lake takes on a tranquil, wintry atmosphere with snowy mountain views against its glistening shores. Perfect for picnics, be sure to wrap up warm. Further afield, the slopes around Annecy are the playground of skiing enthusiasts, with excursions to Mont Blanc and resorts like La Clusaz and Semnoz. Snowshoeing, hiking, paragliding and sledging are all alternative ways to enjoy the powdery pistes during holidays in Haute-Savoie.
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It all begins in the perfect location. Nestled in Southern Annecy right on the lakeshore, Hotel Beauregard is an alpine treat with fabulous panoramic views. Its sophisticated, lake-view restaurant, La Boussole, puts on fine festive French feasts with an emphasis on local produce. Warming winter delicacies include fondue Savoyarde and baked Reblochon cheese, the perfect alpine accompaniments.
In quiet Saint-Blaise, Hotel Rey du Mont Sion sits just 25 km from Annecy’s centre. Resting in the foothills of the iconic Mont Salève, guests wake to peaceful alpine views from the hotel’s calming gardens. There are ample forest trails and hills to walk near for peaceful escapes in the country. Book your stays 15 days in advance at either Hotel Beauregard or Hotel Rey du Mont Sion to enjoy a 30% discount with the Originals Hotel smooth rate offer.
Look no further than Annecy for a dream Christmas come true. Book your winter break with The Originals Hotel to explore the alpine wonders of Savoyard’s villages and the fine dining of Annecy.
Saint-Blaise , France
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Hotel Rey du Mont Sion, Saint-Julien-en-Genevois South
Lieu-dit "Le Mont-Sion" 131, route d'Annecy, 74350 Saint-Blaise
- Bycicle premises
- Free hotel car park
- Pets admitted