Pays d'Evian vallée d'Abondance____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

Thollon pic des 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 site naturel

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.

Pays d'evian vallée d'abondance ski mer de nuage

This village is part of pays d'Evian vallée d'Abondance

The communes of the Pays d’Evian, the Pays de Gavot and the Vallée d’Abondance unite under the same banner to form the territory of the pays d’Evian vallée d’Abondance!

From Lake Geneva (372 m) to Mont de Grange (2,432 m), an astonishing territory or a natural territory, the pays d’Évian vallée d’Abondance comes in different facets and will continue to surprise those who wish to explore it!


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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