Travel to Annecy - Transport & luggage transfer

139 km from Lyon is the city of Annecy, also known as “the Venice of the Alps” or “the pearl of the Alps”, famous for its old town with its cobbled streets, winding canals and pastel-coloured houses. Shipotsu offers you a tailor-made mobility service: private chauffeur and luggage transfer services to make your stay in Annecy as comfortable as possible. Need a chauffeur to drive you to different places in the city? Are you in a hurry and don’t have a minute to waste to join your professional meeting, exhibition, your congress or to enjoy your tourist activities? Optimize your time by entrusting us with your luggage! Shipotsu’s luggage transfer service allows you to free up your time while providing you with more comfort. To book your Shipotsu mobility service, go directly on our booking engine.

Annecy – “The Pearl of the Alps”


Annecy, the capital of Haute-Savoie, located on the shores of the lake and in a mountain setting. This city, internationally known for the beauty of its harmonious landscape but also for the quality of its lake water, which, thanks to protection efforts over the past 50 years, has made it the purest lake in Europe.

Enjoying a remarkable site downstream of the lake, it has managed to maintain its architectural and historical heritage. Annecy is often referred  as the “Venice of the Alps” thanks to its clear water channels and its particularly flowery city.

The main place of arrival


Annecy station: The only station in the city, Annecy station offers passengers the opportunity to travel quickly by train to the surrounding cities, particularly Lyon.

Events and corporate seminar venues in Lyon.


Arcadium Annecy : Its primary vocation is to host live shows. Its multiple configurations, telescopic stand and its three adjoining rooms (the Olympics hall, the Allobroges hall and the covered bowling alley) also allow it to programme sporting events and galas, exhibitions, congresses… This versatile performance hall, offered excellent reception conditions, can accommodate up to 3,300 people standing, 2,750 people seated and standing.

Cap Periaz: Its equipment and capacity can accommodate from 100 to 850 people for exhibitions or events such as seminars, shows, congresses….

Espace rencontre Annecy: The Espace Rencontre has a total surface area of 2,600 m², divided into several rooms. It is possible to organize weddings, cocktails, meals, exhibitions, exhibitions, conferences, seminars, company conventions, congresses… The Espace Rencontre has a parking with a capacity of 450 spaces.

Imperial Palace Convention Centre: Only 30 minutes from Geneva, the Imperial Palace**** Congress Centre welcomes you to its exceptional setting between the lake and the mountains, for all events. The establishment also offers 101 rooms, 3 restaurants, 1 spa with swimming pool, 1 casino but above all 21 modular rooms, all in daylight and with a splendid view of the lake.

Book your mobility service to join and simplify your visit to your professional event in one of these locations.


Host institutions

Hotel Alery: A few steps from the station, the old town and its canal leading to the lake. Hotel Aléry has 22 rooms all equipped with flat screens, wifi, toilets, individual bathrooms equipped with shower or bathtub.


Le prè carré: Le Pré Carré hotel, with 29 rooms or suites, boasts a modern and contemporary style. An elegant and refined decoration nourished by warm colours.

Allobroge Park Hotel: Ideally located in the heart of Annecy, a few minutes walk from the old town and the lake. Allobroges Park Hotel welcomes you to its refined and elegant setting.

For a short or long stay with your family, friends or in bleisure mode, think also of the AirBnB hosts. To reach your host establishment, book a Shipotsu private driver service. You can also benefit from our luggage transfer service. Our driver will drop off your luggage as soon as the check-in of your booking location is available.

What are you waiting for? Book your mobility solution.

Do you come during the summer season to enjoy a boat trip on the purest lake in Europe? To visit this beautiful flowered city? Or during the winter season to change scenery while enjoying the nearby ski resorts? Are you on business travel? Enjoy a good time and switch into bleisure mode!

We listed the best places and tourist activities to do during your stay in Annecy!

Rafting with ESSAONIA: Specialized in whitewater activities and sea kayaking. EssaOnia invites you to discover the region with a paddle in hand.

Segway tour: An original and fun experience to discover the city.

Miniature golf: Mini golf course with 18 tracks in a shaded park near by the beaches and the lake.