Bernex's Alpine Meadows
Whilst out enjoying your walks around Bernex, you will see cattle, sheep and goats that spend their summer in the mountain pastures. The animals benefit from quality grass and also maintain the land.
During your hikes please remember to keep dogs on leads and to close any gates behind you.
Throughout the week there are visits to discover local professions, life and local heritage stories: fishing, cheesemaking, distillery, soap making, and more. Come and discover our terrirtory’s fascinating history. For more information check out the events programme or call into the Bernex Tourist Office.
Oche Meadows – The Oche Chalets
Go and discover the Oche meadows (a 1-hour hike on the Dent d’Oche trail starting from the Fétiuère). Manufacture and sales of farmhouse cow and goat’s milk cheeses.
Pré Richard Meadows
Go and discover the Pré Richard meadows (accessible by car). See how the farmhouse cow and goat’s milk cheeses are made and purchase some from the shop to some delicious flavours home with you.
Agricool Petting Farm in Saint-Paul
The Agricool Farm, in St-Paul-en-Chablais, is a petting farm and offers visits and workshops for all ages.
Workshops are free for children under 2 years old. For children between 2 and 12 years old it costs €6, and €8 for over 13 years old.
Find all the information you need here: www.lafermeafgricool.com
The Palais Lumière in Évian
This jewel of Evian heritage was formerly a thermal baths, and is home to an exhibition space and a convention centre of international renown.
Guided tours are organised daily at 2:30 pm. Otherwise, you are free to visit every day from 10 am-7 pm (except Monday, open 2-7 pm only).
- – 16 years old
- Reduced (students, large families)
- Guided Tour (in addition to the entrance fee)
La Maison Gribaldi in Évian
Located in the centre of Évian, the Maison Garibaldi is designed to showcase the historical and municipal iconographic archives.
The Maison is open daily, 2:00-6:00 pm.
Entry is free for under 16 year olds, otherwise €3.50 per person entry fee (student and large families: €2.50 per person).
The Saint-Paul-en-Chablais church’s bell tower was destroyed by a fire in 1906. It had an onion dome bell tower, a typical Haut-Savoie architectural trait. The bell tower was identically reconstructed in 20012.
In July – August free tours are possible on Tuesdays at 6 pm, reservations required at the Town Hall.
La Savoie Barque
Discover what it’s like to sail on the wolrd’s largest lateen- rigged boat. La Savoie is a replica of a boat built in 1896 at Belote near to Geneva.
See the events programme for excursion dates. For more information and to book call in at the Bernex Tourist Office.
The Dranse Nature Reserve
Between Publier and Thonon at the mouth of the river of the same name, is the smallest Haute-Savoie nature reserve (53 hectares).
It contains the most astonishing environmental diversity, from marshy ground to dry heathy moorland. A large number of migrant birds such as herons and birds of prey stop by here. There is also a plethora of more than 800 species of wildlife and plants.