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Circuit découverte : La rive française du Léman

Road in Annemasse

137.3 km
Road
3h
Easy
  • Documentation

    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
  • Accepted customers

    • Individuals
Points of interest
1 Rives-Thonon Cable Car
Thonon’s 19th Century hillside railway, Constructed in 1888, ‘Le Funiculaire’ was moved by a counter-weighting system using 11 tons of water. Today, it still links the port to the town centre, but since 1990, it has been powered by electricity.<br/>The cable car Rives-Thonon (in Thonon-les-Bains), the second cable car built in France, was founded on April 2, 1888. Conceived by the engineer Auguste Alesmonières, it is the only cable car in the world where the two cars pass each other in a turn. The total length is 230 meters, 86.8 meters of turning. Before, eleven tons of water were used to run the cable car, and it was not until 1990 that the cable car started running automatically.
2 Thonon-les-Bains Tourist Office
Are you looking for Information ? Fancy going out ? Looking for a place to stay or something to do around ? Come visit us !<br/>- Tourist information
- Personalized advice
- Agenda / latest local News
- Ticketing (concerts, shows, transports...)
- 24/24h information screen
- Free Wifi access
- Organized activities during the summer season (adults and children)

Come to see us in our seasonal kiosque located in Port de Rives (Place du 16 août 1944), from mid-June to mid-September
3 Evian Tourist Office
The Evian Tourist Office has a spacious and informative reception desk. Numerous leaflets are available, a shop offers products from the office as well as Evian mineral water, and a children's area has been set up.<br/>Wearing a mask is mandatory.
Disinfection of your hands at the entrance
2 persons maximum in the Tourist Office ( 1 person per family)
4 Yvoire Medieval Village
Located on the French shore of Lake Geneva, Yvoire is a fourteenth century medieval village. It has retained precious elements from the past. Yvoire has received a national prize for its floral decoration, and is a member of the Association of the Most Beautiful Villages of France. Nestled in the heart of this charming village, an exceptional private garden classified "Remarkable Garden". The Garden of Five Senses is inspired by the symbolism of medieval mazes and invites to a unique sensory walk where plants reveal their secrets.<br/>Member of the Association of the Most Beautiful Villages of France, national and European winner of flowering, Yvoire celebrated in 2006 the 700th anniversary of its foundation. Precious vestiges from the 14th century remain: doors, ramparts, castle ...
Former fishing village on the shores of Lake Geneva, this medieval town is today a must-see tourist site.
The Savoie Mont Blanc Heritage Guides take you to discover this place steeped in history ...
5 Excenevex Tourist Office
Need some information ? Our tourist advisors are at your service.
We provide you all the information you require for the organisation of your stay:
- Cruises on the Lake of Geneva,
- Electrically assisted cycles rental (during summer)
- Hike itineraries,
6 Tourist office Sciez-sur-Léman
The Tourist office of Sciez-sur-Léman offers information and personalised advices, tourist guides and maps. Do not hesitate to contact us !<br/>Need some information ? Our tourist advisors are at your service.
We provide you all the information you require for the organisation of your stay:
- Cruises on the Lake of Geneva,
- Electrically assisted cycles rental (during summer)
- Hike itineraries,
...