Focus on the french city Aix les Bains, the “Riviera of the Alps”

It’s between lake and mountain, in Aix les Bains, that Sans-Arcidet has put its luggage for the shooting of the Spring-Summer 2022 collection. Located in Savoie in the east of France, Aix les Bains is a spa town known for its heritage, its lake and its mountains. In this article, discover the must-sees of the “Riviera of the Alps”.


A brunch downtown.

To start the day, a coffee and a croissant please! Take the time to have lunch downtown, and enjoy the architecture of the city.

We love “La Balançoire”, located in the historic center, this place offers many home-made products.

Their Social Networks:
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For your brunch, take with you our GISELE pouch.

A relaxing getaway to the thermal baths or SPA.

Aix les bains is the third largest spa town in France. Perfect for a moment of relaxation! You will find hot thermal pools , saunas, and also treatment areas.

A boat cruise on the “Lac du Bourget”.

What would be a trip in Aix les Bains without a visit to the “Lac du Bourget”? The largest natural lake in France is known for its purity and its wild coastline. You can enjoy it thanks to the cruises proposed by the “Compagnie des bateaux”. Several formulas are proposed: a classic cruise walk or restaurant cruises…
It’s up to you!

You prefer a car ride ? Do like Charlie and her RALPH bag.

Climb the mountains!

Opt for a sensational activity: the Via Ferrata of the “Col du Chat”! During 1h30, enjoy a breathtaking view over the lake.

Walk, rollerblade or bike “Au Fil de l’eau”.

For the less adventurous, you can enjoy the view on the lake along the pedestrian stroll “Au fil de l’eau” with its famous pontoons.
You can also take advantage of the many bicycle paths along the lake for bike rides.

It’s here that we have taken these photos:

A cultural outing.

Are you intrigued by the history of this city? Would you like to know more about the heritage? Or are you looking for a fun activity to do with your family?

Many cultural activities are proposed to keep you busy. You can learn more about the history of Aix les Bains by discovering the old thermal baths and their history. You can also visit the “Musée Faure”, where many exhibitions are organized throughout the year, or visit the aquarium to learn more about the fauna and flora of the French Alps Riviera.

For a walk in the gardens, Charlie chose the minaudiere BORIS.

Eat a local dish.

Also known for its gastronomy, Aix les Bains has many addresses where you can taste Savoyard dishes, or local dishes like the “friture du lac”.

Our favorites:

–   Le Comptoir de l’Église

  Le café des Bains

  L’arbre à Palabres

  Les Voiles

For the evening, Charlie opted for a pretty long dress and our clutch CHARI.

Playing at the casino!

Located in the city center, the casino of Aix les Bains is recognizable by its architecture which reminds the “Belle Époque” of Aix. Inside, you will find more than 200 slot machines and many table games like poker. A good way to have fun, and ending the day in beauty.

The end of the day: A sunset on the top of the mountain.

© Picture by “LA COMPAGNIE DES BATEAUX”

You want to be amazed?

Choose one of the famous belvederes and enjoy a sunset over the lake and mountains.


To learn more about the Riviera des Alpes :

The website of the town hall.

The website Aix Riviera and their Instagram account.