Haute-Savoie is located in the east, on the border of Switzerland. Its administrative capital is Annecy which has nearly 50,000 residents.
The Haute-Savoie has an exceptional natural heritage, thanks to its many remarkable monuments. It is the top of Europe ! In this department, you can find the famous Mont-Blanc mountain, paradise for any fans of mountain climbing, skiing and breathtaking landscapes.
You will also find the largest ski areas, famous winter sports resorts, but also exceptional natural reserves and renowned spas. The many lakes present on the territory are great for water activities. You can also visit the beautiful city of Annecy, nicknamed the "Venice of the Alps" and taste come delicious local specialties !
All of these assets make the Haute-Savoie a perfect destination for your holidays.
The must : You absolutely have to visit the medieval city of La Roche-sur-Foron and enjoy its beautiful monuments, you can walk along the Venice of Savoie, climb to the top of the Peak of Mont-Blanc. And why not exploring the small villages of Saint-Gervais-les-Bains and Evian-les-Bains.
Finally, take a break to the ruins of the Saint Jean d'Aulps Abbey and the monastery « Chartreuse du reposoir ». Do not forget to observe the remarkable natural landscapes such as the impressive Gorge of the Devil Bridge, the Rouget Waterfall, the most beautiful waterfall of France, symbol of fertility and virility for old people.
Enjoy your trip!