European Heritage Days - Maison du Fromage Abondance

Saturday 21 September 2024

Location : Maison du Fromage Abondance
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This year, the Savoie Cheese Road celebrates its 20th anniversary! As a partner site, the Maison du Fromage Abondance is offering a wide range of events based around the 8 PDO-IGP cheeses of Savoie during the European Heritage Days.
Set off on a 9-stage sensory discovery tour of landscapes, gestures and techniques. Abondance cheese will hold no secrets for you.
Extend your discovery of Savoy cheeses with a visit to the local produce shop!

FROM ALPAGE TO TABLE: Learn about the special characteristics of Abondance cheese and engage your senses with this fun tour for all the family.

WANTED : 8 cheeses have escaped ... it's up to you to find them using your smartphone or tablet. It's easy: download the Pégase LAB application from Apple Store or Google Play; "add a game" and enter the code 1583rfm.

JULIETTE'S WHEELBARROW (3-6 years): Through an illustrated story, explore the daily life of Juliette, a young farmer from Abondance. This self-guided experience uses a wheelbarrow containing all the necessary equipment to immerse you in life on the farm.

> ACTIVITIES (Reservations required at the Maison du Fromage Abondance)
POETIC TASTING: Take the time to taste a piece of Abondance cheese and appreciate its flavours and aromas, with your eyes closed, as you listen to the voice of a storyteller.
Saturday 16 at 10.30am and 4.30pm, and Sunday 17 at 4.30pm (20 mins)

MILK BAR ACTIVITIES: During your visit, a mediator will offer you a flash workshop to find out more about this product that is at the origin of our cheeses. Discussions, mini-games and tastings are all on the programme.
Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th at 3pm
OpeningsSaturday 21 September 2024
Opening hours on Saturday between 9.30 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 6 pm.
General information
  • Accessible tourism :
    • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities
  • Accessibility criteria for people with reduced mobility :
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 100 m from the site
    • Doors >=77 cm wide
    • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
  • Accessibility Criteria for Mental Impairment :
    • Accessibility Criteria for Mental Impairment
Event details
  • Pastimes and leisure activities :
    • Pastimes and leisure activities
  • Gastronomy :
    • Regional Products
  • Nature :
    • Agriculture

To know

Bons plansContinue your visit with our shop selling local produce: Savoy cheeses, cured meats, jams, honey, sweets, books and souvenirs.


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Maison du Fromage Abondance
291 route de Sous le Pas
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French


The Maison du Fromage Abondance is located in the heart of the Abondance valley:
5 minutes from the centre of the village, itinerary "Tour du village" or "Bords de Dranse".
On the right as you enter the village from Thonon-les-Bains.
27 km from Thonon-les-Bains and Evian les Bains on the D22.
65 km from Geneva Airport
It is served by the Colombus coaches, stop "Maison du Fromage Abondance" (during school holidays).
  • Environments :
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Bus stop < 500 m