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Annecy



Annecy in the North of the French Alps, is called the Venice of Savoie,a well deserved title.
The medieval town centre built around a 14th Century Chateau is dissected by small canals and streams running out of Lac Annecy, which is clean, fresh and a wonderful azure colour.

Annecy in daylight
Annecy in daylight
Over the gate....
Over the gate....
Here they come....
Here they come....
Tempus fugit...
Tempus fugit...
Friendly street lamps....
Friendly street lamps....
The Arcades...
The Arcades...
The holy workers's red van...
The holy workers's red van...
Look out, look in...
Look out, look in...
Classic...
Classic...
Cars? Who would need a car here?
Cars? Who would need a car here?
Le Café des Arts
Le Café des Arts
Incredible, but real....
Incredible, but real....
Shopping mall....
Shopping mall....
Wherever you look....
Wherever you look....
The castle from the couryard
The castle from the couryard
A green liquid carpet leads directly to the lake...
A green liquid carpet leads directly to the lake...
In the morning by a canal...
In the morning by a canal...
Picnic for family and birds
Picnic for family and birds
I woke up over the top.....
I woke up over the top.....
The mischievous pink house...
The mischievous pink house...
In the afternoon sun....
In the afternoon sun....
A girl by bicycle....
A girl by bicycle....
That's all from Savoie region...
That's all from Savoie region...
It's the right time for an aperitif....
It's the right time for an aperitif....
Along the canal in a serene evening....
Along the canal in a serene evening....
What do you think of the menu?
What do you think of the menu?
Do swans think pink???
Do swans think pink???
The bridge and the church...
The bridge and the church...
Unusual hotel....
Unusual hotel....
Toutou Bar - Doggie Bar
Toutou Bar - Doggie Bar
Floating in total green...
Floating in total green...
The sunk house....
The sunk house....
Every morning they washed the old streets carefully....
Every morning they washed the old streets carefully....
The merry lost shadows of Peter Pan and Wendy
The merry lost shadows of Peter Pan and Wendy
Hesitating between Reggae Music and Revolution...
Hesitating between Reggae Music and Revolution...
Downstairs, upstairs....
Downstairs, upstairs....
 How many thirsty people....
How many thirsty people....
The arcades....
The arcades....
The north wind...
The north wind...
The deep azure colour of the lake...
The deep azure colour of the lake...
Old castles should never die...
Old castles should never die...
Looking out from my hotel room....
Looking out from my hotel room....
Feeling tempted by the gorgeous colours of a flower shop...
Feeling tempted by the gorgeous colours of a flower shop...
What about a boat tour in such a shining day?
What about a boat tour in such a shining day?
The  serenity of a solitary walk along a canal...
The serenity of a solitary walk along a canal...
Walking the dog...
Walking the dog...
The Lady in Black...
The Lady in Black...
Pinkish feelings....
Pinkish feelings....
The tired innocence of the little green house
The tired innocence of the little green house
A light green liquid path leads us to the lake....
A light green liquid path leads us to the lake....
Too late for lunch, too early for dinner.....
Too late for lunch, too early for dinner.....
The street light of Fauburg Sainte Claire...
The street light of Fauburg Sainte Claire...
The different faces of an old street...
The different faces of an old street...
The canal is nearly dry...
The canal is nearly dry...
In the corner of a courtyard a door leading somewhere....
In the corner of a courtyard a door leading somewhere....
A maze of alleys to follow at random...
A maze of alleys to follow at random...
Houses wake up with a long yawn....
Houses wake up with a long yawn....
And suddenly a flight broke the silence....
And suddenly a flight broke the silence....
Waiting is not the hardest thing....
Waiting is not the hardest thing....
Local example of cultural melting pot...
Local example of cultural melting pot...
What direction would I take?
"What direction would I take?"
Silence speaks the language of the past...
Silence speaks the language of the past...
Reading is a hidden secret pleasure....
Reading is a hidden secret pleasure....
Geometrical perspective of tourists’ lunch
Geometrical perspective of tourists’ lunch
Waterworld...
Waterworld...
Le Péché Mignon
Le Péché Mignon
Ice cream parlour
Ice cream parlour
Watch the portion!
Watch the portion!
Annecy in the magic of night
Annecy in the magic of night
The  last ice-cream....
The last ice-cream....
At the beginning of the night....
At the beginning of the night....
Like a red shining island in the dark....
Like a red shining island in the dark....
Iconic...
Iconic...
Sergey said the only thing he didn't like was the Town Hall....
Sergey said the only thing he didn't like was the Town Hall....
Too late for shopping....
Too late for shopping....
Highlights...
Highlights...
In the Old Prison couryard for a drink...
In the Old Prison couryard for a drink...
Les jardins de l'Auberge...
Les jardins de l'Auberge...
Where have all the people gone?
Where have all the people gone?
Overdose of lights...
Overdose of lights...
Such is the essential mystery....
Such is the essential mystery....
Deep dream...
Deep dream...
Green is the night...
Green is the night...
Nothing like a late spring night....
Nothing like a late spring night....
Every church has its square....
Every church has its square....
Presences....
Presences....
Different faces of a little town at night...
Different faces of a little town at night...
Night terrace....
Night terrace....
A shiver of memories along the old prison wall
A shiver of memories along the old prison wall
The colours of the night are never dull...
The colours of the night are never dull...
Who does  watch us from the bell tower at night?
Who does watch us from the bell tower at night?
A night walk along  a canal....
A night walk along a canal....
Don't look back...
Don't look back...
The night empties the street and fills my eyes with colours....
The night empties the street and fills my eyes with colours....
Is it too late for an aperitif?
Is it too late for an aperitif?
The last flares of sunset
The last flares of sunset
The Old Prison like a stone ship....
The Old Prison like a stone ship....
Something at the beginning of the night like a crimson shiver...
Something at the beginning of the night like a crimson shiver...
Definitely a room with a view....
Definitely a room with a view....
When boats cannot sleep...
When boats cannot sleep...
Vibrant velevet colours for a walk....
Vibrant velevet colours for a walk....
Celebration of dinner ritual
Celebration of dinner ritual
Itinerant acrobats entertain passersby in the churchyard
Itinerant acrobats entertain passersby in the churchyard
Words and laughter tinkling on the pavement of the night....
Words and laughter tinkling on the pavement of the night....
 Annecy - Scenes from interiors
Annecy - Scenes from interiors
Indiscreet sun...
Indiscreet sun...
Wandering in a desert castle....
Wandering in a desert castle....
Stairs are climbed step by step...
Stairs are climbed step by step...
No way out....
No way out....
 Gothic emptiness....
Gothic emptiness....
Someone has just suggested me to  visit a restaurant....
Someone has just suggested me to visit a restaurant....
Shadows and lights....
Shadows and lights....
For Patricia
For Patricia
Stained glass windows...
Stained glass windows...
All the rest is silence....
All the rest is silence....
Inside the castle in rather deep darkness....
Inside the castle in rather deep darkness....
No photos indoors, please....
No photos indoors, please....
A British Pub in Annecy...
A British Pub in Annecy...
Another window with a view...
Another window with a view...
The pigs museum restaurant...
The pigs museum restaurant...