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Arboretum of Ripaille


Maison Forestière
Chemin de la Forêt
74200Thonon-les-Bains

At the heart of the Ripaille estate, this enclosed site has, among other things, an ancient 53-hectare oak grove, the former hunting ground of the Counts of Savoy; a 19-hectare arboretum


Château de Ripaille Forêt (53 hectares) and its arboretum with 58 different woods. Signposted trails. The Mémorial National des Justes de France was erected in the heart of Ripaille in 1997. Opening times differ depending on the season. Free: 1 or 2 hour walk. Thanks to the indication boards, you will be able to explore this great forest and discover its fauna and flora. Keep your eyes wide open, you may cross paths with a roe deer!

After a walk in this haven, you could discover, near the forest, the Chateau de Ripaille, with his restaurant. Tea room in the afternoon.


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Opening

From 05/01 to 09/30 between 10 AM and 7 PM.
Closed on monday.

From 10/01 to 04/30 between 10 AM and 4.30 PM.
Closed on monday.

Annual closing in december

Environment
  • Lakeside or by stretch of water
Prices

Free access.


Equipment & comfort

Equipment
  • Coach parking

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