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we are pleased to announce that you can now get the latest updates about lake Annecy on Twitter. Join us on http://twitter.com/lakeannecy. We will be tweeting on all things useful and obscure about the lake and the region in addition to our usual posts: lake Annecy travel lake Annecy outdoor and activity tips Outdoor, mountain [...]

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August is where lake Annecy is at its warmest and general air temperatures at its hottest. Average temperatures are normally well above 30C and you need to find a shady place to avoid the hot afternoon sun.  A dip in the lake will offer welcome relieve any time during the day.  A vacancy in August [...]

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July is the start of the peak holiday season on lake Annecy. With average temperatures normally well above 30C it offers everything you would expect from a true summer holiday. A clear, blue alpine sky, warm temperatures well into the night, outdoor dining and all the water based activities you can imagine.

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After a 50 years absence, the Tour de France returns to Annecy. On wonders why? Having said so, the tour always passes somewhere nearby. Last few years stages included Col de la Forclaz, Gran Bornand, Thones, La Clusaz and some of the mountain passes nearby. Now I am not a great fan of the Tour. [...]

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Today is market day in Doussard, the traditional village nearby my house. I always look forward going there to shop for some truly amazing fresh local (French local) produce. Today i am even more eagar as it is my first market visit this year and I am truly bored of UK supermarket food. The Doussard [...]

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