Tourism in Annecy and its region with K2 Outdoor
Annecyan incredible setting between lake and mountain
K2 Outdoor is located in the heart of Haute-Savoie in the Mont Blanc area, at the crossroads of Annecy, Geneva, Albertville, Chambéry and Lyon.
Lake Annecy, 5 minutes from the K2 Outdoor boutique, offers a panorama of unique colors, surrounded by the equally prestigious Savoyard alpine mountains, including the the Mont Blanc glacier and mountain, the summit of Tournette and the Col de la Forclaz in the Bornes mountain, Le Semnoz in the Bauges mountain and the Pointe Percée in the Aravis mountain. While it is the second largest natural lake in France, Lake Annecy is above all one of the main attractions of the Annecy region. Recognized for its environmental preservation and successful depollution, Lake Annecy is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lake Annecy is the ideal playground for many sporting and cultural activities for all ages, all tastes and in all seasons: walks or cycling routes around Lake Annecy, nautical activities (swimming, pedal boats, boat cruises, sailing, rowing, canoeing and kayaking, paddleboarding, water skiing, sea diving, etc.), fishing, beaches, etc. But also theater, cinema, music festival, shopping, historical tours, ...
The town of Annecy
Annecy, "the little Venice of the Alps", is just 18 km from Doussard and the K2 Outdoor store. The old town of Annecy can be visited all year round, with its shops, canals, medieval arcades and romantic bridges.
The Paquier with its 7 hectares of park by the lake and the prestigious Imperial Palace, welcomes many tourists, artists (especially for the fête du lac, a famous fireworks show every summer), sportsmen and walkers, not to mention the families of majestic swans.
The alpine mountains around Annecy
And, around the lake, on the surrounding peaks, winter sports enthusiasts will be delighted by the many ski resorts with renamed ski area de renom : La Sambuy, la Clusaz, Chamonix, le Grand Bornand, le Semnoz, Flaine, Combloux, les Contamines Montjoie, …
Mountain activities are also varied summer and winter : hiking, skiing or snowshoeing, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, climbing, dog sledding, mountain biking, paragliding, canyoning, rafting, white water sports, gardening, horse riding, via ferrata, golf ... Discover accommodation in Haute-Savoie by checking or list of partners.