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|Spirits of Discovery|
| If you get to Annecy before ETS or you plan to stay after, we suggest some activities to discover the city and surroundings.|
LES GORGES DU FIER |
Walk through a spectacular narrow canyon on a footbridge affixed to the rock face 25 metres above the river
Price : 5€
Price : 8€
LE PALAIS DE L'ISLE (old prison)|
A historical monument, visit to the "Old Prisons", presentation of the Annecy area. Permanent and temporary historical exhibitions.
Full price : 3,50€
MUSEUM CASTLE OF ANNECY AND SUBURDS|
Historic monument, religious sculptures, Savoyard furnishing, fine-arts, contemporary art, The Alpine Lakes Regional Observatory.
Full price: 5€
BASILICA OF THE VISITATION|
MENTHON SAINT BERNARD CASTLE|
Lived in since the 11th century by the same family, built from the 11th to 19th, it has kept its rich historic furniture and decoration.
Costume display on weekends and Public Holidays.
LE SOUFFLE DE VERRE|
Man has been shaping glass for over 3000 years. Come and discover this fascinating, ancestral tradition.
THE SEIGNEURS DE FAVERGES KEEP|
Faverges castle had a strategic role in surveying the thoroughfare between the country of Savoie and the country of Geneva.
The recently restored keep opens its doors and its panoramic views to the public.
BUTTERFLY AND INSECT MUSEUM|
With more than 4500 butterflies and insects from the 5 continents, this is the only museum of its type in Savoie and Haute-Savoie.
City tour by bike with a guide. (including medieval town, beaches, churches, and old prisons)
Price: 33€ for 3 hours/adult
The lake offers also many water sports, such as pedal boats, water skiing, windsurfing, sailing, rowing, scuba diving.
One can also discover the surrounding mountains through hiking, paragliding, and via ferrata (http://www.rando-attitude.com/)
To get more information about sport, please visit: http://annecy.takamaka.fr/