A Plethora of Discoveries

Abondance offers a multitude of discoveries thanks to its Savoyard culture, religious heritage and traditional farming. Visits and attractions are proposed throughout the year. The main cultural venues in the village are the Abondance Abbey and the Maison du Fromage Abondance.

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    The Notre-Dame Abbey

    Built in the 12th century, the Abbey made its mark on the history of Abondance village and shaped the lives of its inhabitants. Situated in the centre of the village at the heart of the Chablais massif, between Lake Geneva and the Swiss border, in 1875 this treasure became the first Savoyard building to be classified as a historic monument. Its abbey, remarkable cloister and convent buildings make the Abbey a centerpiece of the Pays d’art et d’histoire pays d’Evian – vallée d’Abondance.

    The Notre Dame Abbey is still magnificently preserved and reveals the power of its Gothic mountain architecture along with its superb artistic treasures within.

    The Abbey’s staff has the pleasure of putting on numerous activities and events that enable you to discover all the riches of this site.

    The Abbey: +33(0)4 50 81 60 54

    For more information about the Abbey
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    La Maison du Fromage Abondance

    La Maison du Fromage Abondance explains all the particularities of this AOC certified product. All your senses will be awakened from the cows grazing in meadows and Alpine pastures, to the Savoyard cheese platter, whilst also revealing the manufacturing stages, all your senses are awakened. The visit takes place on a 9-stage sensory journey to discover the Abondance cheese, through landscapes, gestures, techniques … for a fun, scientific and sensory visit.

    Maison du Fromage Abondance: +33 (0)4 50 73 06 34

    For more information about La Maison du Fromage

The Pays d'Evian Vallée d'Abondance Cultural Sites

Discover the many treasures from yesteryear and the present day in the Pays d’Evian Vallée d’Abondance, Pays d’Art et d’Histoire.

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