Savoy Alps


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Savoy Alps

 

(French, Alpes de Savoie), a northern segment of the Western Alps, located mostly in France. [22–1440–4; updated]

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I travelled on a nine-day Wallace Arnold coach tour to Annecy in the Savoy Alps. The first day passed travelling by feeder coach to Dover and across to Calais for an evening arrival on the outskirts of Paris.
And those fortunate to have front-facingsuites at the Bergues are treated to one of Europe's noblest views: on the right, Geneva's Old Town, the Vieille Ville, rises from the banks of the Rhone River to the pinnacle of the 12th-century Cathedral of Saint Peter; on the left, the Jet d'Eau, the world's tallest geyser, sends a plume of shimmering water 478 feet above the blue mirror of Lac Leman (Lake Geneva), and in between, on clear days, the highest peak of the Savoy Alps, Mt.
Photo: Situated by the shores of Lake Geneva, the Hotel desBergues features rooms with a spectacular view of Geneva's Old Town, the Rhone River, and the distant Savoy Alps.