Why Annecy is one of the best places to learn French

If you want to learn French then France is obviously the best choice of countries for this, and Annecy in the French Alps is one of the best places to study the language. There are many reasons why you should choose this town with its historic buildings, canals like Venice and stunning countryside surrounding it. So let’s take a look at why Annecy is such an excellent location to study French. Read More…

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Learning Games in French

Playing games of all sorts is a lot of fun, and doing so is also a great way of learning a language. Taking part in French learning games can only help you improve your knowledge of and fluency in the language of France. Read More…

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Exclusive interview: Paul Taylor!

Who is Paul Taylor?

He’s a comedian and Youtuber that has currently a one-man show in Paris and a TV show in Canal+, he also has more than 200 000 followers on YouTube. He was born in England but lives today in France and all his narrative is based on this duality of being an English in France, and how to integrate or understand French culture with the eyes of someone coming from England. Read More…

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Return of The Returned TV series

A view of the Tignes lake

Tignes Dam (Photo: Rob Hodges)

The Returned (“Les Revenants”) is a TV series filmed on location around the Annecy area of the French Alps, and at the Tignes Dam. The drama is making a return to television screens with a new series of episodes. The Returned is a story of the paranormal and is set in a town in the mountains of France where many people mysteriously come back to life after being thought to be dead.

Amazingly their bodies have not aged, even though several years have gone by since their deaths. As well as a number of strange phenomena that happen, including  power outages and the water levels of a local reservoir suddenly dropping to reveal the bodies of animals and the steeple of a church, a gruesome murder attempt takes place that has a similarity to the work of a serial killer from the past.

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Annecy Italian Film Festival 2016

Annecy Italian Film Festival makes its return to the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps this autumn. Film fans will be able to enjoy this festival from 21 to 27 September 2016.

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Annecy Lake Festival in August

The popular tourist destination of Annecy in the Haute-Savoie area of the French Alps adds to its many attractions every year with its Lake Festival that is held in August. Lake Annecy makes the perfect setting for this colourful annual event, and this year it takes place on Saturday 6 August.

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The theatrical events and culture of Annecy

Annecy is a charming town situated in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps on the shores of Lake Annecy. This holiday destination has many attractions which make it popular with tourists, attractions which, in addition to its incredible countryside, mountains and picturesque castles, include the town’s theatrical events festivals and local culture.

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