Sports leisure

Tour of the Bauges by bike - Lake Annecy - From Doussard to Annecy


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Continuation and end of your cycling trip around the Massif des Bauges. From Doussard, you reach Annecy via the lakeside greenway. The many beaches along the route encourage swimming, with lovely views of the surrounding mountains.

Last straight line in the direction of Annecy, following the V62 on the left bank of Lake Annecy at the foot of the Semnoz massif.
In Duingt, magnificent view of the peninsula and its castle.
In Sevrier, you can visit the Paccard Museum and the Paccard Foundry, a worldwide supplier of church bells and carillons. Five beaches punctuate this end of the itinerary (Doussard, Duingt, Saint-Jorioz, Sevrier, Marquisats).
End of the beautiful getaway in Annecy where you can discover the old town, stroll on the Pâquier and in the Gardens of Europe, before returning by train to Aix-les-Bains from Annecy SNCF station.
A cycle loop is possible via the cyclodiscovery route 51, which is nevertheless mostly on shared roads and significantly increases the difficulty of the tour (+ 42km, sporty section with accentuated relief, no more cycle route markings).

Pratical information

  • Type of clientele
    • Suitable for beginners
  • Activities on site
    • Cycling sports
    • Cycle route


  • Cumulative elevation 232 m
  • Distance 15km


From: 01 / 01 / 24 To: 31 / 12 / 24

  • Monday : Open
  • Tuesday : Open
  • Wednesday : Open
  • Thursday : Open
  • Friday : Open
  • On Saturday: Open
  • Sunday: Open

The Bredannaz picnic area, a converted former station, is equipped with tables, benches, sheltered water points and toilets.

Contact & Access

Route du Taillefer
Bredannaz Picnic Area
74210 Doussard