Days of the heritage of Pays et des Moulins

Saturday 24 June 2023

Location : Abbaye d'Abondance
  • Charpentes du monastère
  • Visite comméntée de la Maision du Fromage Abondance
Charpentes du monastèreVisite comméntée de la Maision du Fromage Abondance


The Abbey of Abondance and the Maison du Fromage Abondance have put together a programme full of discoveries for this weekend of the Journées du Patrimoine de Pays et des Moulins.
For this event, the Abbey and the Maison du Fromage Abondance are offering you

At the Maison du Fromage Abondance

Guided tour
From production to maturing, between tradition and modernity, the gestures, the know-how ... are what make Abondance cheese so special. Discussions with the mediator will allow you to discover the subtleties of this exceptional cheese.
Saturday at 10:30 am (duration 1h15)
Free - Limited number of places
By reservation: or

At the Abbey of Abondance

The Abbey from top to bottom: the frames of the monastery
Climb the 44 steps that lead you under the monastery's roof structures. Examine the skeleton of this majestic monument in order to understand all the developments. Take advantage of this special moment to appreciate the various restoration and consolidation operations.
In the company of our mediator, feel, touch... and retrace almost 300 years of work thanks to this visit unlike any other!
Saturday at 2.30 pm (duration: 45 min)
Free - Limited number of places
By reservation: or
OpeningsSaturday 24 June 2023.
Event details
  • Cultural and artistic :
    • Guided tour
  • Nature :
    • Animals
    • Flowers plants
    • Agriculture
    • Alpine meadows/grazing
  • Art and culture :
    • Arts and crafts


Reservation required
At the Maison du fromage Abondance: or
At the Abbey of Abondance: or
Abbaye d'Abondance
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Abbaye d'Abondance
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French


On foot: from the centre of the village, take the passage near the Mairie which passes under the porch. The entrance to the cloister is on the right a little further up.
Accessible by car for drop-off on the church place.
Car parks located at the entrance or in the centre of the village
Colombus bus line (Abondance valley) and line 121 Thonon-les-Bains - Châtel..