Traversée du Lac d’Annecy

Traversée du Lac d’Annecy

First held in 1913 with continuous competitions for 79 years

Average Reviews

Name of Race

Traversée du Lac d’Annecy

Event Month

August

Region

Europe

Body of Water

Lake

Distances Offered

1-2k
2-3k

Water Type

Lake

Swim Type

Race

Description

Traversée du Lac d’Annecy is a 2-race open water swimming competition held in Lac d’Annecy (Lake Annecy), France. It is one of the World’s Top 100 Open Water Swims and held in crystal clear turquoise lake lined by vivid mountain greenery and azul skies. The races are 1 km and 2.4 km and were first held in 1913 with continuous competitions since. The lake is a well-known French tourist site commonly known as the Venice of France. The lake is fed by five rivers and a powerful underwater source, protected by strict environmental laws, to create a beautiful site for swimming.

Photos

Statistic

208 Views
0 Rating
1 Favorite
0 Share

Claim This Event

Is this you?

Claim your listing on WOWSA and join our open water swimming community

Map

Author

Related Listings