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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

Saturday 1st of April, 1st wednesday of the month between 3 PM and 5 PM.

Wednesday 3 May 2017 between 3 PM and 5 PM.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 between 3 PM and 5 PM.

Wednesday 31 May 2017 between 3 PM and 5 PM.

Wednesday 14 June 2017 between 3 PM and 5 PM.

Wednesday 28 June 2017 between 3 PM and 5 PM.

Wednesday 6 September 2017 between 3 PM and 5 PM.

Wednesday 20 September 2017 between 3 PM and 5 PM.

Wednesday 4 October 2017 between 3 PM and 5 PM.

Wednesday 18 October 2017 between 3 PM and 5 PM.

Wednesday 8 November between 3 PM and 5 PM.

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

Adult: 8 €, Child: 5 €.
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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