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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 area dedicated to evian mineral water is accessible on the ground floor from rue Nationale.
    From the Avenue des Sources, you can admire its dome and its magnificent Art Nouveau stained glass windows.

  • 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 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


    Place of conservation of the historical archives of the City and temporary exhibition space, the Maison Gribaldi is one of the last vestiges of old Evian.

  • 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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    Come to discover the incredible mechanical instruments collection of the museum. More than 900 pieces are exposed : carillons, clocks, music boxes, orchestrions, mechanical pianos, stringed instruments, barrel organs, automates, phonographes...

  • Musée de Préhistoire et Géologie J. Hallemans

    Musée de Préhistoire et Géologie J. Hallemans

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    Discover the history of the Earth, of life, of the Alps and of prehistoric man in Haute-Savoie through exhibitions for the whole family. Numerous activities and workshops for all are offered throughout the year.

  • Musée Départemental des Sapeurs-Pompiers de Haute-Savoie

    Musée Départemental des Sapeurs-Pompiers de Haute-Savoie


    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