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Annecy - Alps - France, situated in a wonderful natural environment that is the playground for many outdoor activities and the home to a large number of outdoor organizations, will host the forum.  This superb location will enable you to discover a blend of culture, cuisine, in a famous sports destination, which offers excellent side trip opportunities.


Locate Annecy - If you want to learn more about Annecy:



The city is readily accessible with good motorway and railway connections and the international airports of Geneva and Lyon are nearby.


Access to Annecy by motorway:

  • From Lyon or Chambéry: A41 exit Annecy Sud.
  • From Paris, Geneva, Chamonix or Italy via Mont Blanc tunnel: A41 exit Annecy Nord.
  • New direct motorway from Annecy to Geneva opened since December 2008.

Access to Annecy by National Road:

  • From Albertville: D1508.
  • From Geneva or Chambéry: D1201.
  • From Chamonix or Italy: D1203.

Distance from Annecy to…

  • Albertville(FR): 50km.
  • Chambéry (FR): 50km.
  • Chamonix (FR): 105km.
  • Geneva (Switzerland): 47km.
  • Grenoble (FR): 107km.
  • Innsbruck (Austria): 600km.
  • Lyon (FR): 140km.
  • Milan (Italy): 340km.
  • Munich (Germany): 630km.
  • Paris (FR): 550km.
  • Turin (Italy): 260km.
  • Zurich (Switzerland): 320km.

Calculate your route here:

Transport companies:

  • Annecy taxi cabs company: Tel: +33 (0)4 50 45 05 67 - Fax: +33(0)4 50 45 59 27
  • Frossard Travel: link Annecy-Geneva by coach.
  • SIBRA buses: Urban buses for greater Annecy.



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  • TGV Europe: links from London, Munich, Zurich, Milan, Turin, Vienna, Innsbruck… to Geneva. Information and bookings:
  • TGV France: Direct link Paris-Annecy. - Numerous Express Regional Trains (TER) link Annecy to Lyon, Valence, Grenoble, Chambéry and Chamonix. Information and bookings:

Many services accessible outside the train station:

  • Bicycle rental at reduced price for people holding an SNCF train ticket.
  • Public transport in Annecy and in greater Annecy with the SIBRA buses.
  • Taxis with the Annecy Taxi Cabs Company.


  • Daily flights from Paris to Annecy - Meythet airport, located 6km from Annecy city centre, link by SIBRA bus n°6. Information and bookings: Tel: +33 (0)4 50 27 30 30
  • Annecy is located 50 km away from Geneva international airport Direct link between Annecy and Geneva airport by coach. Information and bookings:
  • Annecy is located 125 km from The International Airport of Lyon Saint Exupery. Transport to Annecy by train and bus. You can also take a taxi. Information and bookings:

Information and bookings through European airports:

  • Innsbruck:

  • London: with British Airways or with Easy Jet

  • Milan:

  • Munich:

  • Turin: