On Monday, departing from Annecy-le-Vieux, I went up the Semnoz mountain (1699m) by bike, following the last part of the 20th stage of the next Tour de France. It was hard but the view at the summit was worth it.

Above, Lake Annecy from the beach of Albigny, in Annecy-le-Vieux.

Above, castle of Annecy.

Above, in Quintal, near Annecy.

Above, on the way up.

Above, Chalet Nordique.

Above, at the Chalet Nordique du Plateau.

Above, Mont Blanc.

Above, view from the Chalet.

Above, looking up at the Chalet.

Above, Mont Trélod covered in snow.

Above, on the way down to Col de Leschaux, looking west.

Above, La Tournette, still covered in snow in late spring.

Above, church of Sévrier.

Above, back at the lake.

Above, Mont Veyrier.

Above, back in Annecy.