Last winter, I went on a short hike to Croix des Esparzales, in Thorens-Glières near Annecy.
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The Église Saint-Maurice-et-Saint-François-de-Sales is a catholic church in Thorens-Glières, near Annecy. Saint François de Sales, who was born in the Château de Sales nearby, was baptised and ordained as bishop of Geneva in that church. Most of the current building dates from the end of the 19th century.
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Last winter, I walked from Rumilly to Albens, in the Pays de l’Albanais (the territory between Annecy and Aix-les-Bains). I passed by the Base de Loisirs du Plan d’Eau, the Etang de Crosagny and the river Deysse.
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Last January, I went on a hike to the Sentier des 3 Croix (3-Cross Trail), at the foot of Semnoz near Annecy.
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The Bains des Pâquis are a public bath / beach in Geneva first built in 1872 on the north shore of Lake Geneva. It is open all year round, including January 1st when I visited in the early morning.
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