Palais de l’Isle
Compagnie des Bateaux
Runs boat excursions and, from mid-April to late September, cruises to villages around the lake. Also has romantic dinner cruises...
Rising dramatically above the old town, this 13th- to 16th-century castle was once home to the Counts of Geneva. The exhibits inside are...
Strap on your skates for the weekly group rides organised by this local rollerblading club. The meeting point is in front of the Mairie...
Les Caves du Château
A sweet little wine bar at the foot of the castle, with an excellent array of wines by the glass (€4 to €6.50), plates of cheese and...
With its dark wood and intriguing knick-knacks, this incredibly cosy estaminet (Flemish eatery) whisks you to the backstreets of...
3 passage de l’Île · interesting places nearby
Palais de l’Isle information
Sitting on a triangular islet surrounded by the Canal du Thiou, the whimsically turreted, 12th-century Palais de l’Isle has been a lordly residence, courthouse, mint and prison over the centuries. Today Annecy’s most visible landmark hosts exhibits on local architecture and history.