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Chateau d'Annecy

Place du chateau, 74000, Annecy, France
+33 4 50 33 87 30
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USD 61.29*
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Annecy Half-Day Tour from Geneva
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Geneva and Annecy Tour With Optional Lake Geneva Cruise
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A 12th-century tower offers spectacular views of the Alps. A museum within the complex has a collection of Alpine-related furnishings and fine artwork.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average29%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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Place du chateau, 74000, Annecy, France
+33 4 50 33 87 30
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

No greater disappointment on our trip. We expected to see an old Chateau and learn the history of it. Instead we experienced a Chinese Art exhibit and could not even read anything. Most tourist sights have signs in multiple languages, but here. I would say...More

Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a steep uphill walk on cobblestones, but I was able to do it and I'm 30 lbs overweight. I was huffing and puffing by the end. In contrast, I saw an 80-something petite frenchman jog up to his wife waiting under a tree while...More

Thank mkj123
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is a few minutes walk up a very steep hill. Inside the castle, there is a museum (all the information is in French only) and a small aquarium. There are lovely views of the lake and the city.

Thank Sara246810
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As there are not many touristic attractions in Annecy, this chateau is a must visit. A very old and beautiful castle with absolutelu stunning views of the lake and the city. There was an exposition in the castle so you don't get to learn about...More

Thank liana3101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't waste money booking a tour. Admission is reasonable prices (and they offer student discount). The rooms all have booklets with info in many languages. We enjoyed seeing the castle and seeing the permanent exhibit on the health of the lake/fish that live in various...More

Thank creativecrew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum has an important place in the history of Annecy and was once the home of the Dukes of Geneve. Now it offers several exhibitions including regional artificats (furniture), contemporary art and about the ecology of the lake. You need about 2 - 3...More

Thank Kris S
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The castle looks very good but the museum is really disappointing. Very poor collection. Due to works done to renovate the castle ?...

1  Thank AM_69Lyon
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The main building was undergoing some restoration work and all rather empty, but used for some specialized art displays and work of fantasy illustrators. Other buildings featured the lake and fishing history. Good views from the walls.

Thank Expectal0t
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Art, Culture, beauty, elegance, this fortress of mediéval origins, a pace of life is still respected; we take a stroll to the historic center of Annecy and you can go by foot to the charming castle, with a wonderful view to the city.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The castle is old but nice place. The view from there is really beautiful. Inside the castle, there are a museam and an aquarium? kind of... It looked interesting, but since I don't speak French very well, it was hard to jnderstand, because there is...More

Thank karin_0289
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Jacqui T
Opening hours on Sunday
18 September 2016|
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Response from chocolocomama | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours are the same now as in August.