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La Maison du Salève

Enter the World of Nature at "La maison du Salève".

A warm welcome to everyone curious to find out more about this extraordinary mountain: Le Salève.

Welcome home to our Maison!

Come and enjoy nature and get to know the Salève.

Between Geneva and Annecy, the Maison du Salève welcomes you to our rural setting in Présilly, at the foot of the Salève. An old farm dating from the 18th century, the Maison du Salève used to belong to the nearby monastery, Chartreuse de Pomier. A typical example of Genevan architecture, in 2007 it became a lively cultural space dedicated to the Salève, the mythical mountain in the Monts de Genève .
With interactive exhibitions, activities in the heart of nature, guided tours, conferences and discovery walks, the Maison allows you to discover the many stories of the mountain through fun, immersive experiences. Come along for a visit with family or friends and recharge your batteries in the heart of nature!

Exhibitions are available to visit all year round.
Activities to enjoy with the whole family: for children from 3 to 12 years old.
Activities to enjoy with friends: for adults and adolescents from 15 years old.
Find the full programme of activities on our calendar at www.maisondusaleve.com.



Opening hours
September to June: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 6pm and during the holidays (Zone A) from Tuesday to Sunday from 2pm to 6pm
July and August: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm
Closed in January, May 1st, 1st Sunday of September, December 25th
For the groups, possibility of visit every day with a booking (except Monday and Sunday afternoon and closing of January).

7.2 CHF
Geneva City Pass discount
Price & conditions

The prices in Swiss francs are subject to change based on currency exchange rates.
Please refer to these prices in Euro:
Adults: 6 € (approx. 7.20 CHF)
Senior citizens: 5 € (approx. 6.20 CHF)
Students, unemployed persons: 5 €
Young people (from 6 to 18 years old): 3 € (approx. 3.60 CHF)
Children up to 8 years old: free
Family ticket: 15 € (2 adults and until 4 young people)

With the Geneva Pass, get free entry to the permanent exhibition “The Salève: the mountain and man ” available to visit all year round.

Please note that Swiss francs are not accepted.




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Route de Mikerne 775 - 74 160 Présilly
Telephone: +33 4 50 95 92 16