Foodie in France – Day 8: Annecy

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Today is our last full day in Annecy and we’ve had such a wonderful time. The city is so beautiful and vibrant. Our plan is to head back to the lake for a stroll and check out the boat tours. Lake Annecy is a part of a group of lakes starting with the largest in Geneva, Lac Léman. The crystal clear mountain water is just magnificent. To get the day started we headed downstairs for some breakfast. Of course I had my usual bread, cheese, meat and scrambled eggs. I definitely foresee lots of running in my future after feasting on all of this incredible French cuisine.

We headed straight to the waterfront and took some more fabulous pictures. I’m sure the lake is amazing in the summertime. The waters are so inviting. We didn’t see any boat tours at the moment so we headed to the old town center for some ice cream. I don’t know if it’s the atmosphere or allure of being in another country but the ice cream in France is fantastic. We walked around with our mint chocolate chip and coconut ice cream before finally heading out on the lake.
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Foodie in France – Day 7: Annecy

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This morning we woke up rested and ready to explore Annecy. We’ve fallen into the worst habit of staying up really late so its definitely been a challenge getting up early. Thankfully most of our hotels are understanding of late risers and extend their breakfast until almost noon. So now that we’ve caught up on some much needed sleep first things first, breakfast!

The Menu

  • Assortment of meats and cheese
  • Assortment if breads
  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Sausage bacon
  • Assortment of cereal
  • Juice and coffee

Of course I stuck with my usual cheese, bread, and salami with a few eggs. I could definitely get use to this menu every day!
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Foodie in France – Day 6: Annecy

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Today we are bidding adieu to Beaune and heading to Annecy in the Rhônes Alps region. Beaune is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been and I look forward to visiting again! I’m not too familiar with Annecy and honestly, in my own ignorance, I thought we were heading to Lyon, but it’s definitely not Lyon. Breakfast was kept to croissants and coffee this morning as we said goodbye to Bruno and headed to the train station.

When we made it to Lyon station we grabbed a quick bite, Croque Monsieur, and hopped another train to Annecy. After a two hour train ride through the gorgeous mountains we finally arrived.

Tourist Mistake #1 – not looking at a map before you take a cab to your hotel.

One block and 10 Euros later we arrived at our hotel asking ourselves…what just happened. So now we know to look on a map and find your hotel first so you’re not gauged by the taxi driver. Okay moving on..
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