Geneva city tour and Annecy Private Guided Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Annecy

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On this private guided tour throught Geneva you will see the multifaceted of the city in two hours: discover the United Nations and world peace organizations area, have a ride close to the Leman Lake and take a step back in time with the visit of the old town.You will also discover the city of Annecy, in France. Nicknamed the "Venice of the Alps", Annecy offers a harmonious and romantic atmosphere. Surrounded by mountains, the city offers amazing views of the purest lake of Europe.
On this private tour, you will ride a confortable car/mini-van through the French countryside and get a walking guided tour in Annecy. Nicknamed the "Venice of the Alps", Annecy offers harmonious and romantic landscapes. Surrounded by mountains, the city offers amazing views of the purest lake of Europe. Discover the picturesque and enchanting framework of the city on a walking guided tour for an hour. Take this opportunity to snap some pictures of the iconic Palais de l’Isle, a 12th-century monument that's a symbol of the town, and the dominating castle of Annecy, once the residence of the Bishop of Geneva.Take a walk along the lake and watch locals jogging, walking, or roller-blading in the fresh mountain air. Stroll in the lovely little streets with its endless flower-filled balconies, houses, antique markets and handcraft shops. There is one more reason why this town is known around the world. The shopping is simply marvelous.Annecy has one of the highest quality markets on Sundays offering various goods: Clothes, Chocolate, cheese, local products and much more. In the afternoon, back to the starting point; visit Geneva, go for a ride on a mini-train, and walk around the cobbled streets of the Old Town. You will be taking a step back in time with Saint Peter’s cathedral, Place Bourg-de-four, original market place, the arsenal and the town hall; lose yourself in the grandeur and beauty of this culturally influential town.This sightseeing tour makes you discover Geneva’s most famous attractions, including the iconic Flower Clock, symbol of the city's watchmakers and love for nature, and the impressive fountain, Jet d’Eau.Please note that the mini train is not operating in January, February, in heavy rain and during special demonstrations. In this case, the old town will be a walking tour.HIGHLIGHTS: • Lake Annecy, purest lake of Europe and Lake Geneva • Palais de l’Isle • Castle of Annecy • Picturesque canals • United Nations and world peaces organizations area • Geneva Old town • Mini train ride (if weather permitted)

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks