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La Vieille Douane, centre d'interprétation de la contrebande en montagne

CHÂTEL

Children and adults will enjoy a fascinating trip back in time, learning about the game of cat and mouse that went on between the smugglers and the customs officers (known as "gabelous") in the mountains of the Portes du Soleil before the advent of winter sports. With lots of eyewitness
accounts and a fascinating exhibition packed with documents and illustrations, the Old Customs House tells the story of a picturesque world full of surprises!

Temporary exhibition: "Black gold and grain of salt"
Victor has many stories to tell about the smuggling of gosoline and the mysterious "white gold" they are carrying... ...

Dates:
From 22/12/2019 to 30/04/2020 between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Closed on Saturday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.

Prices:
Adult: 4.50 €
Child : 3.50 €
Group adults: 3.50 €
Group children : 3.50 €.

Free entry for children < 8 years.
Child entry valid for 8 - 15 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Suitable for:

  • Groupe (EN)
  • Groupe scolaire (EN)

Adapted tourism:

Spoken languages:

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Services:

  • Guided individual tours
  • Unguided group tours
  • Guided group tours
  • Coach access
  • Shop
  • Unguided individual tours
La Vieille Douane, centre d'interprétation de la contrebande en montagne

Place in pictures

Address:
1277, Route de Vonnes
74390 CHÂTEL

Phone: 04 57 26 90 04