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La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre

Aillon-le-Jeune
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  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
  • La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre
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Opening period

From 15/02 to 07/03/2024, every Thursday between 2 pm and 6 pm.

From 08/03 to 31/05/2024.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.

From 01/06 to 30/06/2024
Opening hours between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Closed on Tuesday.

From 01/07 to 31/08/2024
Opening hours between 10 am and 1 pm and between 2 pm and 6.30 pm.
Closed on Tuesday.

Description

Come and explore a remarkable building and discover the identity of the Bauges mountains! Learn all about this area classified a Regional Nature Park and labelled a UNESCO Global Geopark, through testimonials, videos and scale models.

The Maison du Patrimoine du Parc, inside the restored ruins of a 12th-century monastery, will reveal the fascinating history of the Bauges and the identity of the mountains today. Either with an audio guide adapted for famililes or accompanied by a Savoie Mont Blanc Heritage Guide, you can learn about the history of the ancient monastery of the Bauges Mountains, local history and the symbolic activities of the local area.

Exploration of an untouched land and its heritage sites.
The tour with an audio guide will take you on a journey from ancient times to today, to understand the symbolic economic activities, rural life, architecture and the history of the land.

Learn about the history of the monastery
A part of the tour, including a section outdoors will also take you on a discovery of the ruins of the former religious estate, today devoted to local heritage. You'll learn about life at the monastery between the 12th and 18th centuries, what it was like there and its contribution to the local economy.

Family tour "The Quest for the Chartreux Treasure"
This treasure hunt is a historic journey across the area, suitable for children from the age of 6, accompanied by an adult. The tour includes some surprising encounters, games and quizzes to help you find the treasure!
Fun and interactive tour using a digital tablet.

- Health pass required.
- Booking is recommended.

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Exhibition space
  • Film room
  • Coach parking
  • Free car park
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Services

  • Educational visits
  • Coach access
  • Shop
  • Set down on-site for groups
  • Wi-fi
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Guided tours
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Price

Reduced price: 2.50 €
Adult: 3.50 €
Child (7-17 years): 2 €.

Free entry for children < 7 years, accompanying guides, the drivers.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Accepted means of payment
  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer

Environment

  • Mountain location

Map

Information updated by Grand Chambéry Alpes Tourisme

  • Lieu dit Le Couvent
  • Aillons-Margériaz 1000
  • 73340 Aillon-le-Jeune
04 79 54 97 77 Website Contact
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