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Stories and Tips Savoie

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Annecy's double appeal

Written by marif on 30 Sep, 2013

Straight out of the Middle Ages, Annecy’s Vieille Ville is composed of a spider’s web of cobbled-stone passageways crisscrossed by gushing canals ribboned with tiers of overhanging floral displays. A footloose ramble through Annecy’s historic core gives one the opportunity to delight in the atmosphere…Read More

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Annecy: a true taste of Savoie

Written by marif on 22 Sep, 2013

Huddled by soaring mountains crowned with spiky snowbound peaks, Sallanches, St Gervais and Megeve are three small neighbouring ski villages snuggled halfway between Chamonix and Annecy. St Gervais and Megeve are fashionable skiing hotspots, best reserved for those who can afford paying a shilling for…Read More

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On the hop in the Chamonix valley

Written by marif on 09 Sep, 2013

No visit to Chamonix comes complete unless enhanced by trips to other towns and villages that grace the fifteen-mile-long Chamonix valley. Ensnared by spectacular mountain scenery from east and west, Chamonix is the most trampled bit of this region and the most prepared to offer…Read More

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Is Chamonix a mountain paradise?

Written by marif on 02 Sep, 2013

Aosta can be considered as Italy’s gateway to the south of France. The easiest way to reach France from Aosta is to take the Savda bus (six daily) from the Aosta bus station on Via Carrel to the mountain resort of Courmayeur from where another…Read More

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