In the heart of Savoy, Annecy, the pearl of the French Alps, is a small, rich and sublime natural paradise. Its lake, one of the largest in France, is renowned for its water activities, its exceptional landscapes and the quality and transparency of its water. Each year, this pearl attracts many water sports enthusiasts.
The Annecy marina can accommodate up to 200 boats on the quay. Whether alone, with family or friends, the best way to discover the region's landscapes is to hire a boat, leaving Annecy-le-Vieux and sail this immense expanse of turquoise water, impressively set right in the middle of the mountains.
The Veyrier and Semnoz mountains, the Bauges mountain massif and the mythical Mount Parmelan, all these natural beauties are reflected in the blue waters of Lake Annecy. And the adventurous get ready: in Annecy, all sports are allowed: water-skiing, wakeboarding, climbing, paragliding...
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Mountains and water, what could be better for outdoors and sailing enthusiasts? Between the ports of Annecy-le-Vieux, Talloires Montmin and Saint-Jorioz, Lake Annecy offers a multitude of magnificent places to discover, both in winter and summer.
Only 35km south of Annecy, it is also possible to sail on Lac du Bourget, in Aix-les-Bains, or in the commune of Le Bourget-du-Lac. Where there is sailing, there is also everything you need around for the thrills of rafting, windsurfing, climbing, canoeing, paragliding, pedal boating...
In addition, you can go from water sports to mountain sports by climbing up to Semnoz, Chamonix, Grand-Bornand and everywhere in the region where skiing is possible. The views are absolutely unbelievable from La Tournette!
A body of water like Lake Annecy, which can be seen as the Franco-Swiss cousin of Lake Leman, is also a delight for fishing enthusiasts, well regulated for catching Arctic grayling, chub, lake trout and whitefish. And should you need advice, I'm sure one of the experienced anglers in the area will be happy to help you.
The best time to sail on Lake Annecy is from May to September. If you want to avoid the tourist crowds, we advise you to avoid the months of July-August. In summer, the average temperature ranges between 20 and 27°C and the water temperature is 23°C, you will definitely want to take a refreshing dip!
You can also go to Annecy in the snow season and enjoy the ski resorts in the surrounding area.
These values can be shared among all passengers on the tour and can vary according to the boat model and its capacity.
Do you not have a sailing permit? Two solutions are at your disposal: rent a boat with a captain in Annecy or rent a boat that does not require a license.
With the first solution, let yourself be guided on the waters by an experienced skipper. He will be able to teach you manoeuvres, show you the magnificent secret corners of the lake and share convivial moments on board the boat with you. There is no better option to enjoy your boat rental in Annecy with complete peace of mind and safety.
Boat rental in Annecy without a permit is also possible. The speed of these boats is limited, but it is enough to have a nice ride on the lake.
It is possible to find all kinds of boats to rent in Annecy, but the most popular and most suitable for a tour on the lake is the motorboat.
In addition to guaranteeing a super dynamic ride on the lake, a speedboat also offers the possibility of playing in the many water sports practiced in the region, such as wakeboarding.
With family or friends, for a day or two, renting a boat with Click&Boat in Annecy is an opportunity to discover, in the beautiful Savoy region, one of the most beautiful lakes in France.