Leman Mountains Explore____Discover the Heritage

Discover the Heritage

When we talk about the Pays d’Evian Vallée d’Abondance’s heritage, we refer to the natural heritage that the lake represents, the impluvium and the mountains just as much as its cultural, agricultural or gastronomic heritage. These are the centrepieces of an incredibly rich territory.

Must See

Vue lac Léman magnifique Thollon les mémises

Le Pas du Léman at Thollon-les-Mémises

After 600m vertical ascent in the cable car, an observatory invites you to enjoy the exciting vertiginous view overlooking Lake Geneva.

At 1600m above sea level, Les Balcons du Lac bistro and its terrace provide a panoramic, sensational and gourmet experience!

Lac des Plagnes Abondance

Le Lac des Plagnes à Abondance

Nestled in a haven of greenery and accessible by car, Lake Plagnes is a favourite spot for hikers, anglers, and all nature lovers.


From the shores of Lake Geneva to the summit of Mont de Grange, at an altitude of 2432 metres, the Pays d’Evian Abondance valley has unique landscapes ready to be explored. At the heart of this magical territory lives a discreet fauna, preserved by parks and natural places.


Steeped in ancestral expertise and savours, the Pays d’Evian vallée d’Abondance isn’t just a place to visit, it is a place for dining!
The first steps into this gourmet voyage without doubt begins with Abondance cheese, with over thirty local producers who carry the recognised accolade: Protected Designation of Origin.

Pays d'Art et d'Histoire

The Abondance Valley, Gavot Plateau, and the Pays d’Évian form a territory that joins lake and mountains with a rich, multiple, complementary historical heritage. Since 2019, all this codicillary benefits from the label “Pays d’Art et d’Histoire” (Art and History Region). The heritage is vibrant thanks to the locals who are always eager to share it. Who said History was boring!

Visit the Maison du Fromage Abondance

During a fun, scientific, and sensory tour, discover all the peculiarities of this valley’s iconic cheese. From the cows grazing in the meadows and mountain pastures to the delicious smells of ripening cheese once manufactured, you will be an Abondance cheese connoisseur!

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Hiking in the Pays d'Evian Vallée d'Abondance


Whitewater Sports

Whitewater Sports

Rock Climbing and Via Ferrata

Rock Climbing and Via Ferrata