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Is Annecy Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Yes! Generally Safe to Drink*

LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Annecy?

Yes, tap water is drinkable.

Tap Safe includes data from many publicly available sources, including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control), and user submitted databases, but unfortunately there's not enough data about Annecy.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for France, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.

The tap water in Annecy France is so pure that there are not any chemicals used to treat it. There are no traces of lead, bacteria, or other contaminants in the water as well as no traces of any form of cancer-causing chemical.

The water from this region is usually delivered to its consumers from a water treatment plant in Avignon. It is very costly to have this treatment done on a large scale because it takes a lot of time, but it is worth the money. This is because the water is so pure that it would otherwise be left untreated.

In the area around the city of Annecy, water is supplied from wells located around the city and even some farmlands and vineyards. The water comes from wells that date back centuries. In fact, it has been shown that water that has traveled through underground can still be kept fresh by the natural filter in the soil. If that filter was to be removed by the use of modern technology then the water would no longer be able to stay

The estimated price of bottled water

$0.97 in USD (1.5-liter)


Annecy tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 27% Low
  • Water Pollution 19% Very Low
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 100% Very High
  • Water Quality 81% Very High

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Annecy, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

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Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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