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Chateau d'Annecy

Place du chateau, 74000, Annecy, France
+33 4 50 33 87 26
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A 12th-century tower offers spectacular views of the Alps. A museum within the complex has a collection of Alpine-related furnishings and fine artwork.
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  • Average30%
  • Poor9%
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“big hall” (2 reviews)
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Place du chateau, 74000, Annecy, France
+33 4 50 33 87 26
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked up to the Chateau and because it happened to be heritage day, the entrance was free for everyone. At times there were line ups to get in but I suspect that was just because of it being free on that day. The building...More

Thank PicMorDaisies
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Castle, museum and point of view. From time to time they are even organizing classic music concert. You have to pay an entrance, but this castle has 2 museum if I am right and visiting the area I would recommend to stop there to better...More

Thank Mathieu G
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We visited the castle because it was raining. However it was worth it. The building itself is interesting and it had an exhibition of local art and furniture as well as another on Chinese art. The whole experience fascinated us for over two hours.

Thank Grant D
Reviewed 19 August 2017

so this is really several museums inside the castle than a castle with furnishings or history of the castle & area. There is a modern art museum, some of the pieces are typical older furnishings from other places, and a changing exhibit area; when we...More

Thank Gabisan
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The castle looks rather splendid from the outside and is featured on many brochures and postcards. The main benefit from actually visiting the castle is to obtain a view of the town and the lake. This is quite a climb and perhaps not worth it...More

Thank BroLucius
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

In such a beautiful city as Annecy, the Castle is not the most interesting thing. Normal buildings with normal collections. Any temporary exhibition can be much more interesting than the permanent collection. Apart from that, no place to see the lake from any of the...More

Thank Óscar M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is one of the symbols of Annecy. Actually this is the one that you see in most of the Annecy pictures.

Thank Bengiyle S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It is well worth going up to the castle to have an amazing view of the city and the lake. But you will not find much information on the history: besides, it is only in French. It is interesting to walk around though. The castle...More

Thank fitzbenedict
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It's a bit of a climb but well worth the effort for the history, art displays and most of all the views, it is also cool inside on a hot day.

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

from an architectural point of you..it could be interesting.. BUT...if you compare with other savoyen castles.. (chambery..conflans..) its..uninteresting..so few.to discover...so...nul. yes. i insist...not worth climbing up there..annecy is not a cultural place..it confirms this. this year..china is..the theme.. you d better visit the " vieilles...More

Thank monique r
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Jacqui T
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The opening hours are the same now as in August.