Etercy is a small commune in the Haute-Savoie region of France. Its inhabitants number about 800 and are called Éterciens and Éterciennes. It is part of the Pays de l’Albanais and the canton of Rumilly. It is neighbouring the communes of Lovagny and Chavanod. Étercy is situated at an altitude of about 500 metres and is bordered by the Fier and the Vernaz. The village is subdivided into three sectors: from the Chapelles to the Chef-lieu and the hamlets of Grande Charrière and Bioley.
The church of Saint-Paul was built in 1575. In 1610, on 22 October, Saint-François de Sales visited the building.
You can admire a beautiful gilded wooden Virgin holding the baby Jesus in her arms. There are about ten craftsmen in the village.
There aresix activefarms and five dynamic associations that animate the social life.
Stroll in Étercy
We suggest a pleasant excursion to stroll with the family and discover the countryside around Etercy: the tour of the village through the vineyards . Park at the cemetery and turn left. Once on the main road, follow the route des Fontaines for 500 m, until the first path on the right.
As you go up, you can admire the crops and the beautiful view of the village. Then turn left to access the vineyards. Turn back to take the route des Châtaigniers, the route du Rupioz and Hauteville to the chemin de Charmessy. The return journey is via the route des Luches. The walk is not particularly difficult and lasts 45 minutes.
The best rated hotels
Depending on your budget, we have selected five hotels near Etercy that offer excellent value for money and have very good customer reviews:
Ibis Budget Annecy
An establishment that deserves its 3 stars. Located in the commune of Cran-Gevrier, it offers air-conditioned rooms and a 24-hour reception. Just 5 minutes from Annecy city centre, you can discover the Old Prisons and the Castle.
From €57 per room.
Kyriad Annecy Cran-Gevrier
Not far from Etercy, this hotel offers spacious, air-conditioned double rooms. Its beautiful terrace allows you to have lunch outside in good weather. The prices offered are attractive for a stay in the Annecy region. This is a great address that is very popular with guests.
From 62 € per night.
Campanile Annecy Centre Gare
Ideal for discovering Annecy, this hotel is located in the city centre, next to the train station. Families can benefit from attractive rates. The hotel features contemporary decor and a lovely terrace for lunch.
Rates start at €108 per night.
Hotel de Bonlieu
Just a 5-minute walk from the shores of Lake Annecy, this beautiful hotel is located in the city centre to easily discover the little Venice of the Alps. Rooms are decorated in a contemporary style and the reception is open 24 hours a day.From 143 € per night.
This hotel is located in Seynod, a few kilometres from Etercy. It offers 48 single, double or triple rooms with bathroom and TV. Breakfast is served as a buffet. The budget rate allows you to enjoy a simple but well kept hotel.
Prices start at € 57 per room.
The school has 4 classes and 105 pupils and is located in Chef Lieu, 74150 Étercy. A school catering service is provided by the Elior company. An after-school care service is available from 7.30 a.m. to 8.20 a.m. and from 4.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Tel: 04.50.69.74.89
This centre, called Cap Loisirs, welcomes children from 3 to 12 years old every Wednesday and during all school holidays, except Christmas. Registration is by appointment at Marcellaz-Albanais.
Lines 32 and 33 provide a daily link between Annecy and Rumilly via Étercy. These lines are managed by the Rumilly Terre de Savoie Community of Communes.
Étercy Town Hall
6 route d’Annecy 74150 Étercy Tel : 04.50.69.71.80 Official website of the Town Hall of Étercy