For your next summer vacation, how about a camping trip in Haute-Savoie to reconnect with nature? Among other things, you’ll have the chance to spend July 14th in Annecy and watch the city’s magnificent fireworks display. Two birds with one stone!
Fireworks for July 14th in Annecy
The people of Annecy know how to celebrate the storming of the Bastille. During the national holiday, the town is full of life and decked out in the colors of France. A plethora of activities are organized throughout the day, culminating in a fireworks display. The show kicks off at 10:15pm and the sky is ready to burst into flames.
The Esplanade du Pâquier remains the main square, as it is the best place to watch the fireworks. However, the city also offers other places to see the show. After the final bouquet, spectators can continue the evening by partying at the popular ball until 1am.
Spending July 14th in Annecy means taking part in festivities right through to the weekend. There’s entertainment for children all over town, from concerts and dances for youngsters to traditional fireworks displays for the whole family.
Find out about festivities in neighbouring towns
In addition to Annecy, a number of neighboring towns and villages offer a variety of events and fireworks displays to celebrate the Fête Nationale. These include :
- Doussard organizes the “Lac en fête”, a day of entertainment and activities for all ages, with fireworks in the evening.
- Talloires offers a magnificent setting for fireworks displays, with musical entertainment before and after the show.
- Faverges and Giez also offer fireworks displays and entertainment for the whole family.
Where to watch Lake Annecy fireworks
To make the most of the Fête Nationale in Savoie, it’s up to you to carefully choose the location from which to watch the July 14th fireworks in Annecy. There’s no shortage of spots in the city.
If you’re not afraid of climbing the Alps, you can go to Veyrier or Semnoz. Then, Le Pâquier and the surrounding area remain the preferred place to enjoy the show and stay close to the city center. If you’re a family with young children, Groisy or the heights of Talloires are the best places to admire the fireworks while protecting the little ones’ ears from the noise.
Need accommodation for July 14th in Annecy?
The Fête Nationale in Haute-Savoie attracts many French people, as well as foreign visitors to Europe. Since this is the vacation season, the city’s accommodation facilities fill up very quickly. So if you don’t want to miss July 14th in Annecy, we recommend you book your rental as soon as possible to avoid the risk of running out of places to stay.
Choose camping l’Idéal for its location. You’ll be able to enjoy the Fête Nationale with a VIP view of the fireworks. This 4-star campsite has over 250 pitches, most of which are equipped with luxury mobile homes. Fully equipped kitchen, linen, bathroom, air-conditioning, terrace… Rental rates depend on the rental range. You can also take advantage of the campsite’s large pool area during your stay.