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Cultural heritage

  • Abbaye d'Abondance

    Abbaye d'Abondance

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    This abbey dominates the village since the 12th century. Come discover an architectural, artistic and religious heritage of great renown.

  • Buvette Cachat

    Buvette Cachat


    An interactive and fun space dedicated to evian mineral water is accessible on the ground floor from the rue Nationale.

  • Chapelle de la Visitation

    Chapelle de la Visitation


    Since the 90s this former Monastery of the Visitation chapel has been dedicated to modern art and welcomes well-known artists all year round.

  • Château de Ripaille

    Château de Ripaille

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    Historic, cultural and winemaking centre in Haute-Savoie, the Castle de Ripaille is also one of the biggest and most remarkable natural sites on the banks of Lake Geneva.

  • Châteaux des Allinges

    Châteaux des Allinges


    Historical residence of St. Francis de Sales, the castles of Allinges are one of the emblematic sites of Chablais. The site offers an exceptional panorama on Lake
    Geneva, the Jura and the Prealps.

  • Ecomusée de la Pêche et du Lac

    Ecomusée de la Pêche et du Lac

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    The fishing and lake open-air museum opened in 1987 and has found its place in the heart of the fishing village in Port de Rives. It is sheltered by three traditional huts and beats to the tune of the professional fishermen who are never far away.

  • Jardin des Cinq Sens

    Jardin des Cinq Sens

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    In the heart of the medieval city, take an amazing sensory walk to discover the world of plants.
    Much more than a garden to be seen, inspired by the labyrinths, it invites you to awaken your senses: surprising fragrances, varied textures, ancient vegetables...

  • La Vieille Douane

    La Vieille Douane

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    Open the door of Châtel's Old Customs House to discover a different side to this cross-border region.

  • Maison de la Belle Vallée

    Maison de la Belle Vallée

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    Fascinating insight into the history of Bellevaux, from times past to the present day, with a collection of documents, period costumes and old objects.

  • Maison du Fromage Abondance

    Maison du Fromage Abondance

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    This place allows to understand all the special features of this product under Protected Designation of Origin. A fun, scientific and

  • Maison Gribaldi

    Maison Gribaldi


    The Gribaldi home holds the city's historical archives and a temporary exhibition hall and is one of the last vestiges of old town.

  • Mémorial National des Justes - "La Clairière des Justes"

    Mémorial National des Justes - "La Clairière des Justes"


    The memorial in Ripaille Forest pays homage to the men and women who hid, helped and saved the Jews during World War II. The monument was inaugurated in 1997.

  • Musée de la Faune

    Musée de la Faune

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    In this museum, you will see more than 140 animals from our maintains in a recreated natural environment.

  • Musée de la Musique Mécanique

    Musée de la Musique Mécanique

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    The museum doubled its exhibition space in 2013 and the scenography was completely revisited in 2017 and new pieces are on display this year.
    Come (re)discover the rooms of the museum of mechanical music !

  • Musée de Préhistoire et Géologie J. Hallemans

    Musée de Préhistoire et Géologie J. Hallemans

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    This museum records the origins of man through his evolution to modern man, with a collection of 700 tools and weapons including simple stones adapted for use by early man through to examples from the Bronze Age…

  • Musée Départemental des Sapeurs-Pompiers de Haute-Savoie

    Musée Départemental des Sapeurs-Pompiers de Haute-Savoie


    Museum closed in 2020. Reopening planned for 2021
    Discover the history of the equipment of the Fire Brigade and that of the rescuers of the whole Haute-Savoie, from the 1930s to the present day: hand pumps, vehicles, clothing, videos…

  • Musée des Traditions et des Barques du Léman

    Musée des Traditions et des Barques du Léman


    The museum exhibits objects and documents about the "barques" or old sailing vessels that plied Lake Geneva and transported goods under their wide triangular sails. Displays about the community's way of life at this time.

  • Musée du Chablais

    Musée du Chablais

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    Opened in 1863, the museum is in the vaulted cellars of the Château de Sonnaz, a 17th century residence perched above the Port de Rives and Lake Geneva, which hosted many Savoy princes

  • Palais Lumière

    Palais Lumière


    A programme of thematic exhibitions is presented every year : paintings, sculptures, photographs, etc. In just a few years, the Palais Lumière has become one of the main cultural and artistic centres of the lake Geneva basin.

  • Source Cachat

    Source Cachat


    The Cachat spring – formerly known as the Saint Catherine Fountain, is the most famous
    of the many natural sources in Evian. Built in 1903, at the same time as the pump room
    opposite, the spring runs all year at a constant temperature of 11.6C.

  • XNV Beach party

    XNV Beach party


    No 2020 edition, see you in 2021.
    Come vibrate and dance to the sound of DJs, on the largest sandy beach of Lake Geneva. The party feet in the sand! Various food and drink stands are on site