Lac du Bourget and Aix les Bains, nicknamed the Riviera of the Alps, form the destination par excellence combining nature, culture, mountains, culture, sport and art of living!The Hotel du Poète is the ideal starting point to discover Aix and its surroundings, during a solo stay, as a couple or with the family, or on a business stopover.We have selected some nuggets not to be missed around the hotel.

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Lac du Bourget- Bourget Lake

Lac du Bourget, the largest natural lake in France, is the real treasure of the Aix les Bains Riviera des Alpes destination. The mountains fall steeply into turquoise-colored waters. A lake that makes you want to take your time, the time to live in an authentic way to fully enjoy the landscapes

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Rowing beach

200 meters on foot from the hotel, a relaxation and swimming area is accessible to all: Rowing beach. Rental of pedal boats, catamarans, canoes, there is something for everyone, young and old!

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Hautecombe Abbey

With Gothic architecture, Hautecombe Abbey overlooks Lake Bourget. This 12th century Cistercian abbey houses the necropolis of the Princes of Savoy.This building can also be discovered from the lake, through a cruise departing from Aix les Bains.

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Many lookouts

Take to the heights to the many belvederes located all around the lake to contemplate breathtaking panoramas.The Belvédère de la Chambotte offers a wonderful view of the whole lake and the Abbey of Hautecombe. That of Mont Revard, offers a breathtaking 360° view from pontoons suspended above the void.

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The city of Aix les Bains

Explore the city of Aix les Bains – Riviera of the Alps, seaside and spa resort par excellence. Located in Savoie, on the edge of Lac du Bourget and between Mont Revard and the Massif des Bauges, this spa town is very popular with spa guests.

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Faure Museum

The Faure Museum offers an itinerary in the adventure of impressionist painting, from pre-impressionism to post-impressionism. Temporary exhibitions mingle with the permanent collections.

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Casino of Aix-les-Bains

Located in the city center of Aix les Bains, the Casino Grand Cercle stands out for its architecture and is one of the largest slot machine parks in France (222 slot machines). Lovers of games or festive evenings of all kinds, do not hesitate to push the door of this majestic building.


The Aqualac aquatic center in Aix-les-Bains is located in a huge green space of 12 hectares adjoining Lake Bourget. Swimmers benefit from a 50 m Olympic swimming pool and a 25 m indoor swimming pool (water heated to 28°). Many facilities allow you to indulge in other sports (volleyball, badminton, trampolines, basketball, etc.) and leisure activities (slides, restaurant and snack bar by the pool or beach, etc.).