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Historical guided tour


Le Bureau des Activités de l'OT
Château de Sonnaz
2 rue Michaud
74200Thonon-les-Bains

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).


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). In June and September, every Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. New: from October to May, on the first Wednesday of the month from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.


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Opening

From Tuesday 1st of April to Saturday 31 of May 1st wednesday of the month between 3 PM and 5 PM.

From Sunday 1st to Monday 30 of June, every wednesdays between 3 PM and 5 PM.

From Monday 1st to Tuesday 30 of September, every wednesdays between 3 PM and 5 PM.

From Wednesday 1st of October to Sunday 30 of November 1st wednesday of the month between 3 PM and 5 PM.

Environment
  • Lakeside or by stretch of water
  • In centre of town
Prices

Adult: 6 €, Child: 4 €.
Group rate available for > 6 people.

Reservation required at the tourist office.

Payment method
  • Bank/credit card Bank/credit card
  • Cheque Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances Chèques Vacances
  • Cash Cash

Equipment & comfort

Service
  • Pets welcome

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