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.
Visit this place
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.
Dates:All year round.
Address:Avenue de Saint-DisdilleDelta de la Dranse74200 THONON-LES-BAINS
Phone: 04 50 81 49 79