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Founded in about 1095 by monks that came from the Molesne abbey in Burgundy, the abbey affiliated itself to the Cistercians in 1136 after which it became one of the most powerful in medieval Savoie due its income from property rights.
Awaken your senses with a trip to this garden full of poetry and dreams! Located right in the middle of medieval village Yvoire, the garden seems to invite visitors to explore every delightful corner. It has been classified a “Jardin Remarquable”.
A museum that 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… Temporary exhibition: Geology and Wine
Regular bus service between the different sites.
Information: transport timetable online: http://infotransports.cg74.fr/
Railway station at Thonon les Bains
SNCF infoline 08 36 35 35 35 or www.sncf.fr
Cornavain station in Geneva
Infoline 00 41 900 300 300 or www.cff.ch
Regular boat service with Nyon, Geneva, Lausanne
Infoline 00 41 848 811 848 or www.cgn.ch
Geneva International Airport
Infoline 00 41 900 57 15 00 or www.gva.ch
Infoline 04.50.27.30.06 or www.annecy.aeroport.fr
Infoline 04 50 71 07 00 or 06 32 07 33 77