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Situated on the banks of Lac d’Annecy, the purest lake in Europe, Talloires is known since the 11th century.

First a chapel, later a monastery, the Abbey built in the 17th century by the benedictine monks, is now a 4**** Hotel Restaurant appreciated for its comfort and its extraordinary cultural history: more than just a hotel, l'Abbaye de Talloires is able to provide you with a new feeling of relaxation, festivities or work.

The wealth of a vivid cultural heritage, culinary delights and the treasures of a refined wine cellar: such are the divine ingredients to render your stay unforgettable.

Abbaye de Talloires was awarded the 1st place in Trophy 2009 by Clientele of 4* et 5* Hotels for the quality of service.

Louis berthollet Abbaye de talloires

1748

- Louis berthollet -

The chemist Louis Berthollet (who discovered among others the composition of the ammonia water and to whom we owe our bleach) was born to Talloires in 1748.

Napoleon III Talloires

1860

- Napoleon III -

Napoléon III and empress Eugénie during a visit of the region after the fastening of Savoy with France in 1860 were seized at once with admiration of the beauty of the bay.

1891

- Mark Twain -

Mark Twain famous american novelist, visited Lake Annecy in 1891 and stayed in Abbaye de Talloires during his visit. He described his impressions in Mark Twain's Travel Letters from 1891-1892. More

le lac bleu paul cezanne

1896

- Le lac Bleu -

The painters such as , Paul Cézanne who stayed in the Abbey between 1895 and 1896 and painted here " Lake Annecy " at present in Courtauld Institute of London. More

1902

- Gabriel lippman -

Gabriel Lippman, French physicist, inventor of the color photo, realized his first color cliché in the cloister of the Abbey in 1902.

jean reno abbaye de talloires

- Jean reno -

Jean Reno , the famous French film actor, a shareholder of the Abbey of Talloires, loves to relax here during his shootings from time to time. More

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bruce willis annecy

2010

- Bruce willis -

Bruce Willis, famous American film actor, was enchanted by the beauty of Abbaye de Talloires in June 2010 where he met his friend Jean Reno, famous French film actor.

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