Abondance cheese cultural centre

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    Abondance

    The Maison du Fromage Abondance allows to understand all the special features of this product under Protected Designation of Origin. A fun, scientific and
    sensory.

    Learn about all the interesting details of this cheese certified “Appellation d’Origine Protégée” (Protected Designation of Origin) the visitor’s centre.
    An entertaining, scientific and sensorial visit. Set off on a 9-stage discovery across landscapes, the five senses and techniques. Here time is no longer fragmented, it unfolds its treasures. Open your eyes wide, listen, smell, breathe
    in the pastures, steeped in hard work, from the freshness of the valleys to the warm smell of milk straight from the udder, from the rich aroma of rennet
    to the dense odors of curing cheese…
    Pay attention, all those who are willing to open themselves up and receive, will reap the rewards: a taste for the world.

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    Cultural activities

    • History
    • Plastic arts
    • Tradition/folklore
    • Regional products
    • Environment

    Services & Equipment & Activities

    • PrestationService
    • Children's entertainment
    • Handicrafts workshops
    • Product tasting
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Exposition permanente-en
    • Picnic area
    • Shop
    • Toilets
    • Car park
    • Coach parking
    • Parking
    • Educational visits
    • Guided group tours
    • Guided individual tours
    • Unguided individual tours
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    Customer base

    • Groups
    • Groupe Affaire/incentive (EN)
    • Home school groups
    • Holiday Camps Home
    • Children from 3 to 5 years
    • Children from 6 to 12 years
    • Young people from 13 to 17 years old
    • Cycle 1: nursery school
    • Cycle 2: elementary School
    • Cycle 3: elementary school (CM1, CM2)
    • Cycle 3: college (6th)
    • Cycle 4: middle School
    • Higher Education

    Opening

    From 01/05 to 30/09
    Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 9.30 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 6 pm. On Sunday between 2 pm and 6 pm.

    From 01/10 to 04/11
    Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 9.30 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 5.30 pm.
    Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.

    From 15/12 to 30/04
    Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 9 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 5.30 pm.
    Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday and December 25th.

    Adapted Tourism

    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Even flooring with no obstacles
    • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Site, building totally accessible

    Prices

    Full price: 5 €
    Reduced price: 4 € (Families, students, disabled persons, pass Léman France).

    Free entry for children < 6 years, accompanying guides, the drivers.
    Group rate available for > 10 people.

    Possibility of a combined ticket with the Abbey of Abondance: from 8 years old 7,50 €.
    Free entry on presentation of the Multi Pass.

    Possibility of a combined ticket with the Abbey of Abondance: from 8 years old 7,50 €. Free entry on presentation of the Multi Pass.

    Payment method

    • Carte bancaire
    • Chèque
    • Espèces

    Location

    291, Route de Sous le Pas
    74360 Abondance

    Characteristics :

    • Environnement
    • Mountain location
    • Village 2 km away
    • Mountain view

    Spoken languages

    • Langue
    • English
    • French