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Annecy, France

A few nights in the attractive city of Annecy left us wishing for more. Sometimes called the Venice of France it has canals, a lake, castles, great food, dungeons and more.

A few nights in the attractive city of Annecy left us wishing for more. Sometimes called the Venice of France it has canals, a lake, castles, great food, dungeons and Shown here, the famous Bridge of Lovers, separating the canal with Lake Annecy.

Just out of sight is a large sign that says “absolutely no jumping or diving off the bridge:

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A scenic ride on Lac Annecy will take you past several castles:

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The smaller of the 2 canals:

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Below is the larger canal, with the town castle in the background:

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The Marie (city hall) reflected in the water:

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Lots of interesting back streets:

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Our second day was market day:

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This medieval dungeon from the 11th century (I think) was used in the French Revolution and as late as the 2nd world war:

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Rooftop view:

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Reality check:

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