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Fishermen's village of Rives


Port de Rives
74200Thonon-les-Bains



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Opening

From 01/01 to 12/31.

Environment
  • Lakeside or by stretch of water
  • Town location
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Pedestrian area

Equipment & comfort

Service
  • Pets welcome
  • Unguided group tours
  • Tour free of charge
  • Unguided individual tours

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The tongue's Towel

The Rives area appeared in the 14th century during which time the Tour des Langues, towering over the fishing village, was also built. Butchers came to pay the lord their taxes in beef tongue.
Fishing port of Rives

Fishing port of Rives

The fishing port is an important asset for foodie tourists. A dozen professional fishermen sit in pretty huts and cast their nets and fish traps over Lake Geneva all year round and in all weather conditions.
Fishing and lake Ecomuseum
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Fishing and lake Ecomuseum

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.
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