Fête de la science: Lake Geneva and the history of glacial theory

Sunday 06 October 2024

09:30 to 16:00

Location : Parking de Prébuza
  • Vue sur le Léman


This hike offers several remarkable views of Lac Léman, the Gavot plateau (morainic deposits), and the last northernmost peaks of the French Alps: La Dent d'Oche and les Mémises.
Weather permitting, the ascent of Mont Baron also offers a view of the glaciers and peaks of the Mont-Blanc Massif. This panorama and the different rocks encountered will provide an opportunity to revisit the questions raised by the 19th-century naturalists and explorers who developed the glacial theory.
OpeningsSunday 6 October 2024 between 9.30 am and 4 pm.
Event details
  • Cultural and artistic :
    • Guided tour
Proposed service(s)
  • Services :
    • 14 people max per group

To know

RecommandationFor good walkers only:
Ascent / descent: 650m ascent.

Bring: individual rucksack, water, picnic, shoes and clothing suitable for mountain hiking (fleece, windbreaker, even in summer), cap, glasses.


Bookings can be made at the Tourist Information Offices of the Evian-Vallée d'Abondance region - Leman Mountains Explore.

Reservations are recommended for tours. Reservations can be made right up to the last minute via the online store. If the tour is fully booked, the tour guide has the right to refuse visitors. If the tour is full, online booking is no longer possible.
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French