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Thonon, water story
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Thonon, water story

Board a 12-seat motorised catamaran, relax and listen to the legends and unsuspected marvels of Lake Geneva... Another way to discover Thonon and its special relationship with water.
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Treasure Hunt on the track of Colvert
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Treasure Hunt on the track of Colvert

Set off the track of Colvert the Pirate. A parchment left by his ancestors will help you follow his tracks and lead you to the treasure.
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Cruise and discovering local products on the saling boat «La Savoie»
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Cruise and discovering local products on the saling boat «La Savoie»

Come and enjoy the unforgettable panorama from the deck of this historic lateen sailing boat and set out on a trip where time no longer matters, feast your eyes on the spectacular scenery of Chablais and Switzerland, and enjoy some of our local specialities along the way.
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Historical guided tour
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Historical guided tour

Discover the history of Thonon along a circuit punctuated with stops at the main historical sites. The funicular will allow you to reach Port de Rives, where topics concerning Lake Geneva will be considered (formation of the lake, fishing, transport, fauna, flora).
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Nature workshops "The little Trappers"
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Nature workshops "The little Trappers"

Introduce your children to the delights of activities at the heart of nature thanks to these specially adapted workshops. A varied programme changing each week (building a cabin, treasure hunt, casting animal tracks,...)
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Visit to Rives Fish breeding
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Visit to Rives Fish breeding

Visit the oldest French fish farming for fresh-water salmon used to repopulate lakes and rivers. Since 1884, the Rives fish breeding is the only site producing Arctic char, fresh-water trout and vendace from wild sources.
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Beginners Archery
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Beginners Archery

An introduction to archery with the Ripaille Archers, technique and a mini-challenge. For young and old alike. Come and sharpen your sense of precision by aiming at the bullseye. A 2-hour session in front of the wonderful Château de Ripaille.
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Visit at dusk to the Free Dranse Delta Nature Reserve
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Visit at dusk to the Free Dranse Delta Nature Reserve

As night falls, everything changes at the Delta de la Drance nature reserve. All kinds of animals start moving around, the landscape alters and noises become mysterious. Follow the guide and see another side of the nature reserve ! Free activity organised and supported by the Department of Haute- Savoie in the framework of its Sensitive Natural Areas policy.
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Sail Boat Ride
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Sail Boat Ride

The Thonon sailing school brings you a trip on a 9-metre single-hull boat. An ideal family outing, with something for everyone: either helping with manoeuvres or just admiring the scenery !
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Theatrical tour "From fountains to Wash houses"
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Theatrical tour "From fountains to Wash houses"

Like any respectable boyandire (washerwoman), with her sharp tongue and directness, Mrs D’Laïde takes you along the byways, from fountains to wash houses, to wash her dirty linen..
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Visit and discover the Dranse Delta nature reserve
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Visit and discover the Dranse Delta nature reserve

The dream occasion to discover the smallest natural reserve in Haute-Savoie. You will follow Rémy, the custodian of the reserve, who will reveal its many secrets. Free activity organised and supported by the Department of Haute- Savoie in the framework of its Sensitive Natural Areas policy.
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Cultural and gastronomic getaway on a yacht
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Cultural and gastronomic getaway on a yacht

Our heritage guide will take you aboard a yacht and show you the magnificent panoramic views of the Alps and the Jura mountains from Lake Geneva, while you enjoy sampling a few local specialities.
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Standup Paddleboarding
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Standup Paddleboarding

This is a supervised paddleboarding trip, with qualified monitors, taking place each week for a unique experience on Lake Geneva! A beginner? No worries... Lessons are available before the trip gets underway!
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A day in the mountains
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A day in the mountains

Together with a professional guide, leave the beaten track and learn to observe the animals, recognise wild plants and enjoy all the riches of our region.
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Kayaking on Lake Geneva
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Kayaking on Lake Geneva

An activity bringing you an exceptional view and taking you closer to places that are usually inaccessible. You will see Port Ripaille, the Dranse Delta Nature Reserve, Chataigneraie Beach…
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Visit to the Leman Brewery
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Visit to the Leman Brewery

Since 2009, the Leman brewery has been sharing its passion for 100% natural, quality beers. Come and discover how this organic beer is made and taste the different kinds on sale.
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Visit to the Dent d’Oche Distillery
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Visit to the Dent d’Oche Distillery

Geneviève and Jean-Pierre, descendants of 4 generations of itinerant distillers, will be delighted to welcome you and introduce you to their craft in the very last fixed distillery in Haute-Savoie.
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Milk to Cheese Workshop
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Milk to Cheese Workshop

Rébecca and Jean-Yves let you into their cheese-making secrets. They’ll invite you to help with the milking, making a chevrotin cheese, and introduce you to life on the farm.
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Visit of the soap factory of Marinel
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Visit of the soap factory of Marinel

Alone or in a group, you will be welcomed to Jean-Luc’s workshop to discover and take part in soap-making.
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Five senses walk, with farmhouse tea
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Five senses walk, with farmhouse tea

Go round the farm and its animals with a quiz, and set your senses to work to find out what’s hidden on the farm (smells, feely box, flour-making etc). Followed by a sweet or savoury snack.
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Secret history at the Allinges's Castle
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Secret history at the Allinges's Castle

Perhaps the Allinges castle haven’t revealed all their secrets. Recent excavations have made new discoveries. Come and visit the two castles on this original medieval site, and enjoy a unique view over Lake Geneva and the Jura. Drinks on the terrace at the end of the visit.
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Fauna and flora hike with donkeys
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Fauna and flora hike with donkeys

Set off to discover the fauna and the flora on a walk in the Trécout plateau. With a mountain guide, you will share your walk with a very appealing animal, the donkey. Hiking boots or trainers obligatory.
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Tour of the «Jardin du Clos d’Allinges» and tasting session
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Tour of the «Jardin du Clos d’Allinges» and tasting session

Sylvie and Vincent will give you a warm welcome to their terraced kitchen garden, inspired by permaculture. Guided tour, picking a salad mix with edible flowers.
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