Courier Annecy: Fashion and Beauty shops and fine cuisine in the heart of the Alps

A rich choice of delights for relaxation and shopping 

Annecy, with its lake and mountains in the heart of the Savoie, welcomes you all year around to enjoy its charm and authenticity.
During your stay with family or friends, don’t miss the chance to visit the Courier shopping centre, near all tourist attractionsIt’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy a shopping trip in the town centre of Annecy, near the lake. With around forty shops offering fashion, beauty, practical items, culture and catering, Courier shopping centre promises an unforgettable experience of shopping and relaxation in a friendly environment!
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A plethora of fashion!

Zara, H&M, Cyrillus, IKKS Women, Jennyfer, Le Temps des Cerises, Levi’s, Petit Bateau, and many others: the Courier Centre is full of ready-to-wear shops to suit all styles and budgets!
Accessorise your new outfit by paying a visit to Claire's.
When it comes to lingerie, you will find the pyjamas of your dreams at Aubade or Princesse Tam-Tam. 
Whether you opt for shopping or sightseeing, whether you prefer to explore the Alpine mountains or see the château d’Annecy, a visit to the Courier shopping centre is an unmissable addition to the days you spend at the lake side

Beauty and Well-being, take care of yourself!

Holidays are a chance to think about taking care of yourself! In addition to Annecy’s magnificent setting, ideal for switching off, enjoy the vast selection of beauty products, perfumes and skin care right in the town centre. Boutiques such as Sephora and The Body Shop will satisfy your needs. Be sure to visit le Bar à Beauté for the perfect manicure, and la Boutique du Coiffeur to pamper your hair!

Treat yourself to a coffee or lunch break!

Do you feel like something sweet, or fancy a snack after a sporty day? Call in at Crêp’Eat, Brioche Dorée, Mama Wolf or the only Starbucks in the two Savoies to sample good food in the town centre of Annecy!
And for a culinary journey around the world, choose from the variety of restaurants in the shopping centre: the Italian flavours of Mezzo di Pasta or the Italian Trattoria, or the Japanese food served at Kumo.

For your evening entertainment 

For something to do in the evenings or on rainy days,, be sure to visit FNAC to stock up on books and board games. For younger visitors, you’ll find everything you need for indoor and outdoor games at IDKIDS. Each to their own style and taste, just like at home! 
If you prefer the Seventh Art option, stop by the Pathé Gaumont cinema in Annecy, right next to the shopping centre and close to the lake.
In any case, whether you’re staying as a tourist or on business, your evenings will be well spent…

buying sports equipment: 

Given that Annecy is at the heart of your outdoor adventures, it’s essential to have the right equipment to explore nature.
No need to panic. Your Courier shopping centre is never far away. At Nature et Découvertes, you’ll find books, hiking and mountain accessories that you’ll need for those special moments.
Alpine Side, a lifestyle brand, offers the ideal clothing for your trip. It also offers bike rental, for those who wish to explore the region in a different way.

Courier Annecy: for convenience and troubleshooting in Annecy!

What if you’ve set out on a hike in the Savoie mountains to savour the breathtaking views of Lake Annecy and Saint Pierre cathedral, but you’ve dropped your phone? No need to panic: there’s WeFix in the Courier shopping centre to perform emergency repairs on your smartphone.
To ensure optimal protection against the Annecy sun and the reflection of the sun on the lake, we recommend Parashop where you can choose the most suitable suncream. The advisors will also help you purchase various essential parapharmaceutical products. To be even better prepared, visit Grand Optical to help protect your eyes. This will enable you to get maximum benefit from your outdoor activities.
Don’t forget to go Monoprix to stock up on groceries.
The Courier shopping centre is a little like the Swiss army knife of your holiday !

Take advantage of the centralised tax refund!

Tax refund: what does this involve?

You've probably heard of tax refunds before, but do you really know what they are? In the enchanting setting of Annecy, this iconic French town known for its picturesque historic centre, its château, the nearby lake and its welcoming atmosphere for families, the tax refund is an unmissable opportunity for those who appreciate tourism and shopping.
The tax refund will reimburse the tax you pay on purchases you make during your stay, making your shopping experience even more enticing.
Our advice: it’s an opportunity not to be missed. The tax refund will enhance your stay in Annecy, enabling you not only to benefit from the beauty and charm of the town but also to make significant savings on your purchases. Whether you’re looking for fashion, beauty, practical items or souvenirs for the family, the tax refund makes Annecy shopping even more attractive.

Who is entitled to the tax refund in Annecy?

If you are not a citizen of a European Union member state and are visiting France for less than six months, you are eligible for our centralised tax refund service. By combining your purchases in the shopping centre, you can claim a 13% reimbursement on the total amount of your purchases, provided that the total exceeds 100.01 euros. This is a great way to maximise your travel budget and take a piece of Annecy and France home with you.

opening times and accessibility 

The Courier shopping centre, located in the heart of Annecy at 65, rue Carnot, 74000 Annecy, is open Monday to Saturday from 09.30 to 19.30. Please note that the centre is closed on Sundays.
Courier is easily accessible. Here’s how to get there  :
From the SNCF railway station and bus station: only 600 metres, a 7-minute walk or an equivalent journey by bus (lines 5, 6 and 9).
Annecy Tourist Information Office (Old Town): 500 metres - 6 minutes on foot, and the same time by bus (lines 1, 5 and 6).
Saint-Pierre Cathedral and other treasures of the Old Town, such as the Palais de l'Isle and the Château d'Annecy Museum, are all within short walking distance, with convenient bus connections.
For a breath of fresh air, the Pont des Amours and Gardens of Europe on the shores of Lake Annecy are 1 kilometre away, in addition to the Basilica of the Visitation and Albigny Beach, which offer
superb views and can easily be reached by bus.
Come and explore our varied selection of shops, ranging from fashion to fine cuisine, from culture to practical services. We look forward to seeing you at the Courier shopping centre in Annecy!
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