On the north tip of Lake Annecy after which it is named, the city of Annecy lies in the south east of France, next to an area of the Alps. They have played host to stages of the Tour de France, and have hosted an annual film festival, which has run since the 1960’s. The city has plenty to offer visitors, and its proximity to the mountains means that if winter sports are up your street, then you’ll find loads to get you excited. By hiring a car in Annecy you’ll be able to get into the mountains and to those ski slopes easily.