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Romantic weekend in Annecy

April 2024

Romantic weekend in Annecy

A romantic weekend in Annecy is the perfect way to escape to an idyllic setting in the heart of the French Alps.

Nestling on the shores of the magnificent Lake Annecy, our town is surrounded by breathtaking scenery. An incomparably romantic atmosphere for couples looking for a getaway.

1h30 from Lyon, 1h10 from Grenoble and 40 minutes from Geneva, an enchanted interlude awaits you in Annecy.

The charm of Annecy

Let's take a moment to discover Annecy's unique charm, with its canals and colourful old facades that have earned it the nickname ‘Venice of the Alps’.

Visit Annecy's old town

Discover the historic town and its streets along the banks of the Thiou and appreciate the unconditional charm of Annecy by day and by night.

Stop off on the Pont des Amours

Lovers often take a souvenir photo as they cross the Pont des Amours, with Lake Annecy and the Ile aux Cygnes in the background. The Pont des Amours is a must for lovers visiting Annecy.

Things to do in Annecy for two

Water sports activities

Annecy and its surrounding countryside offer a magnificent playground. 

We invite you to read our article on the best water activities in Haute-Savoie.

Cycling around the lake 

The Lake Annecy Greenway is a great way to explore our exceptional environment. Accessible to most peaople, it runs alongside the lake, through the villages and allows you to discover the beaches outside the town.

For an easier ride, choose an electrically assisted bike. Don't hesitate to consult our list of good places to hire equipment for your activities on the shores of Lake Annecy.

Other ideas for a romantic weekend in Annecy

For hikers, magnificent views await you as you climb the Tournette, the Parmelan or Mont Veyrier... 

For dreamers, paragliding and hot-air ballooning are magical experiences. You may also be interested in our article on the best flying activities around Lake Annecy.  

To ensure availability, we recommend that you book your activity as soon as you book your holiday.

Romantic restaurants

Local food

In Annecy, in a typical atmosphere, try the famous raclettes, tartiflettes and Savoyard fondues accompanied by a glass of local wine for an authentic taste experience in the heart of the Alps.

Tables overlooking the lake 

Choose a romantic setting, a restaurant as close to the water as possible, to make your romantic evening exceptional. Many restaurants in Annecy and the surrounding area have lake views.

Michelin-starred restaurants

If you're looking to create a lasting memory, book a table for a romantic lunch or dinner in a Michelin-starred restaurant in the Annecy area. Discover some of the best addresses on our Going out in Annecy page.  

Whether you're looking for a typical lunch or dinner, a restaurant with a view of the lake or an exceptional table, we can recommend some of our best addresses during your stay at the Boutik Hôtel.  

And, if your romantic break takes place over a weekend, we recommend our brunch served in the Office or on our terrace, according to the weather.

Relaxation and well-being for two

The secret of a successful romantic weekend also lies in relaxation and well-being. Treat yourself to a relaxing interlude in a spa where massages and treatments await you for an unforgettable experience.

Wellness treatments for two

Discover the different treatments specially designed for couples, to share moments of complicity and absolute relaxation. At the Boutik Hôtel, we'll be delighted to give you the direction of SPAs that offer duo treatments if you wish.

Spa with lake views

In Annecy and around Lake Annecy, some spas boast breathtaking views of Lake Annecy and the mountains.

The Spa de l'Auberge in the heart of Talloires offers an exceptional experience worthy of a palace. Closer to home, the view of the lake can also be enjoyed at the Spa de l'Impérial Palace, for example.

In the heart of nature

After a night's sleep, to complete your romantic trip, a moment of sharing for two, such as a morning yoga class on the shores of Lake Annecy or a paddle on the still calm waters, is also an unforgettable experience.

Annecy is the perfect destination for a romantic weekend away, an extended stay or a holiday: an experience you should have at least once.

With its mix of discovery, gastronomy and relaxation, this romantic getaway promises unforgettable memories to share with your loved one in the heart of the French Alps.

Set in enchanting surroundings, the Boutik hôtel offers guests top-of-the-range comfort and an intimate atmosphere. Each room is carefully decorated to create a warm and elegant atmosphere between the lake and the mountains.

In the heart of the city of Annecy, our guests appreciate the location of our house which allows you to enjoy your stay and explore the surrounding area very easily.

From boat trips on the lake to hand-in-hand strolls through old Annecy, the possibilities are endless for moments of togetherness and a perfect romantic weekend in Annecy.