Annecy & French Alps 8 Days - Hotel Mercure
Nestling at the head of its lake, Annecy is at once an important tourist centre and a busy city. Its old town, dominated by the castle, is very photogenic with narrow winding cobbled streets lined with charming arcades. Alongside the sleepy river there are lovely sunny quays with numerous delightful caf�s and flowers in profusion. In contrast to nearby Geneva, Annecy was staunchly Catholic during the Reformation and its late Renaissance cathedral is one of many historic buildings dating from those turbulent times. If you tire of exploring the historic buildings and the many shops and caf�s, take a swim in the lovely waters of the lake or relax in the shady parks.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
SATURDAY Home - Reading Interchange - Dover - Calais - Champagne Region
Arriving in Laon in the northern Champagne area for dinner and our overnight stop.
SUNDAY Laon - Burgundy - Annecy
We continue south through the most famous wine growing areas past Dijon and Chalon before turning into the mountains of Savoy and on to our resort.
MONDAY - THURSDAY In AnnecyExcursions Included:Half Day Excursion to Aix-les-Bains
One of the most fashionable spa resorts in Europe during the nineteenth century, near to the beautiful Lac du Bourget.
Full Day Excursion to Chamonix
We travel along the shores of Lake Annecy and through spectacular Alpine scenery to the bustling town of Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc, Europe's highest mountain.
Full Day Excursion to Geneva
Situated on the shores of Lake Geneva where the mighty Rhône leaves the lake. An important watchmaking city with many elegant parks and boulevards and the base for numerous United Nations agencies.
FRIDAY Annecy - Reims - Calais
We retrace our steps to northern France for our overnight stay near Calais.
SATURDAY Calais - Dover - Home
Via the Interchange where we re-join the feeders.
Please note: All clients must be in possession of a full passport. Non-EEC citizens may also require a Visa and should check with their travel agent before booking.
**Join direct at Dover and receive free parking**
If it is more convenient to drive to Dover to join your tour, you can park FREE OF CHARGE in Dover for the duration of your holiday. See brochure and FAQs for full details.
Ibis Styles Marcq-en-Baroeul
This excellent hotel is located on the edge of town with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and poolside restaurant for the summer season, the �La Boiserie' restaurant and a cosy bar and lounge. All bedrooms have a telephone, TV with satellite channels, bath/shower and WC and all rooms are air-conditioned.
Tel:0033 450 520966