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In April the town of Aix-les-Bains (73 Savoie, ARA) holds its Venice Carnival (Parade Venetienne) in  27 – 28 April 2019 – parades, masks, exhibitions in the streets of the old town much in the style of Carnaval in Venice.

Aix-les-Bains also hosts a Rock music festival  Musilac 11 – 14 July 2019 on the lakeside esplanade – see

aix-les-bainsBy the shores of the largest natural lake of glacial origin in France, the Lac du Bourget, Aix-les-Bains is one of the more important French spa towns, and has the largest fresh water marina in the whole of France, Set in an azure blue lake located in the heart of the mountains, the city has established itself as a haven of rest and relaxation.  A seaside resort with its beaches and its water sport activities located in the heart of simply stunning nature. A town centre where you can try the pleasure of thermal baths, shopping or historical tours.  A green area with its golf course and racecourse where you can enjoy yourself, wear yourself out, and find a thousand and one things to do.

150 boats (old boats, sailing boats, cruisers), 30 ancient cars, one active engine, 1 expo village, the Bourget Lake… All the water, steam, sail or bodywork launches will be there during 4 days of celebration and show.
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Stay in a B&B overlooking the lake but just 5 minutes from the town centre and beaches – B&B Les Suites du Lac

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