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Driving to Annecy

April 19, 2016 by Gareth

Driving to Annecy is a breeze. Here at Annecy Lakeside Holidays we can organise your self drive self catering family villa holiday to Lake Annecy in the French Alps. Lake Annecy is a wonderful destination and within easy reach for travelling in your own car via the superb French motorway network.

Driving to Annecy is a great way for those looking for a successful self drive summer villa holiday to France.  Take the ferry or Euro Tunnel to France from Dover, Folkstone or Portsmouth. The road journey from Calais is just 530m (823km) by the most direct route. Driving to Annecy you will take the Route du Soleil ( motorway to the sun) and the main French towns you will by pass by on route are Reims, Troyes; Dijon, Macon at which point you take an easterly route direction Geneva to Bourg en Bresse and then only the final  40km is by A road or Route National to Annecy.

The route is 95% by extremely good motorway.  The motorway tolls cost is approximately 100 Euro each way.  When driving to Annecy a good stop-over town is Reims where you will be bale to stock up on a bottle or two of bubby from the world famous Champagne region.  Whilst driving to Annecy remember to share the driving with stints of 4 hours per driver and check tyre pressure before setting out.  Also don’t forget to fill the petrol tank when necessary. Once you arrive at the detination of Annecy in Haute Savoie  it is easy to find your holiday hotel or villa at one of the 6 beautiful lakeside villages. We will provide you with the necessary check in details to make sure your self drive holiday to Annecy goes smoothly. All of our Lake Annecy villas are conveniently located to make the best of a wonderful family holiday to France.

The Michelin recommended route can be found here

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