January 1976 – Lake Annecy, Haute-Savoie, in Winter

Project Postcard January 1976 Annecy Lake front

Project Postcard January 1976 Annecy Lake

Project Postcard January 1976 Annecy Lake back

The Lake Annecy in winter mood.

Annecy is the largest city of Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France. It lies on the northern tip of Lake Annecy, 35 kilometers south of Geneva. Lake Annecy is a perialpine lake in Haute-Savoie in France. It is the third largest lake in France, after the Lac du Bourget and Lac de Grand-Lieu. It is known as “Europe’s cleanest lake”. It is a popular tourist destination known for its swimming and water sports.

It is fed by many small rivers from the surrounding mountains (Ire, Eau morte, Laudon, Bornette and Biolon), and from a powerful underwater source, the Boubioz, which enters at 82 meter depth.

This postcard was sent in year 1976 to Ulm in Germany.

Owner of this postcard: Matias Roskos