Arriving -- A car is useful but not essential in the Alps. Annecy has rail links with Paris and Lyon. Nine trains arrive daily from Lyon (trip time: 5 hr.), with a one-way fare from 25€ to 36€. About six trains daily arrive from Paris’s Gare de Lyon (around 5 hr., transfer at Lyon or Bellegarde); the fare starts at 35€ to 96€ one-way. For information, call [tel] 36-35.
Visitor Information -- The Office de Tourisme is at 1 rue Jean-Jaurès (www.lac-annecy.com; [tel] 04-50-45-00-33).
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.