Living in Annecy

les vannes du Thiou

The Thiou floodgates

Last Sunday, while walking along the canals in the old town of Annecy, you could see that the water flow of the Thiou river (the river that goes through the old town) was very active ! Indeed, large quantities of water were flowing at a very fast pace. This is...

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Sport Annecy

Sports in Annecy

When it comes to sports, Annecy, with its lake and the nearby mountains, offers a variety of possibilities throughout the year. Mountains In winter, the surrounding ski resorts will delight the downhill and nordic ski lovers and snowshoeing amateur. From the train station (5-minute walk from Ifalpes), there are many buses...

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Résidence étudiante

Choosing to stay in a student residence

Staying in a student residence is an independent accommodation option where you have the opportunity of meeting students from France and all over the world. At Ifalpes, you can choose between two different type of residence: Student residence I: Student lodgings Located 20 minutes by bus from the school, this residence propose...

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Annecy Saint Andrew fair

Traditional event dating from the Middle Ages, the Saint Andrew fair is one of the most anticipated annual events in Annecy! Indeed, each year on the first Tuesday of December, the city center is transformed into gigantic open air market. At the time it was an opportunity for people living in...

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