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Abondance Cheese House

Interpretation Centre in Abondance
  • A valley, a cow, a cheese... a house to discover. Discover all the characteristics of this Protected Designation of Origin cheese on a fun, scientific and sensory tour.

  • Set off on a 9-stage sensory discovery of landscapes, techniques and senses.
    Here, time is no longer divided into fragments, but unfolds in richness. Open your eyes wide, listen, smell, breathe, from the pastures to the sweat of gestures, from the freshness of the valleys to the warm smell of milk from the udder, from the aromas of rennet to the smells of maturing...
    Be attentive, everything is available to those who know how to receive, and here you'll get the best: the taste of the...
    Set off on a 9-stage sensory discovery of landscapes, techniques and senses.
    Here, time is no longer divided into fragments, but unfolds in richness. Open your eyes wide, listen, smell, breathe, from the pastures to the sweat of gestures, from the freshness of the valleys to the warm smell of milk from the udder, from the aromas of rennet to the smells of maturing...
    Be attentive, everything is available to those who know how to receive, and here you'll get the best: the taste of the world.

    What kind of taster are you?
    Cheese is not just about taste!
    Tasting cheese involves all our senses... we look at it, smell it, touch it, eat it and, most surprising of all, we listen to it.
    From the tasting table, your senses will be awakened to appreciate all the subtleties of Abondance cheese!

    The boutique
    At the end of your visit, we invite you to discover the richness of our terroir with a wide range of products: Savoy cheeses, sausages, jams, honey, confectionery, books and souvenirs...

    Abondance cheese will hold no secrets for you!

    The site is accessible to people with reduced mobility.
    Free coach parking.
  • Tips
    Extend your visit with our shop selling local products! You'll find a wealth of local products, including Savoy cheeses, sausages, jams, honey, sweets, books and souvenirs...
  • Environment
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Mountain location
    • Ski resort
    • Bus stop < 500 m
    • Town outskirts
    • Close to a trunk road
    • Mountain view
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
  • Documentation
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 40  Maximum number of people
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mental disability
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 100 m from the site
    • Even flooring with no obstacles
    • Doors >=77 cm wide
    • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Site, building totally accessible
    • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities
  • Equipment
    • Parking
    • Car park
    • Free car park
    • Coach parking
    • Bicycle parking
    • Picnic area
    • Lift
    • Toilets
  • Services
    • Educational visits
    • Themed tour
    • Shop
    • Set down on-site for groups
    • Tourist brochures
    • Booking of general amenities
    • Guided tours
Rates
Payment methods
  • Check
  • Cash
  • Contactless payment
  • From December 16, 2023 to December 16, 2024
  • Full price
    5.50 €
  • Reduced price
    4.50 €

    • Families, students, disabled persons, pass Léman France

  • DUO ticket Abondance Abbey + Abondance Cheese House from 6 years old at the special rate of 9€.
    Free entrance on presentation of the Multipass.
Openings
  • From January 1, 2024
    until April 30, 2024
  • From May 1, 2024
    until June 30, 2024
  • From July 1, 2024
    until August 31, 2024
  • From September 1, 2024
    until September 30, 2024
  • From October 1, 2024
    until November 4, 2024
  • From November 5, 2024
    until December 16, 2024
  • Tuesday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Closed on Sunday mornings.
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
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