• Leisure

The Salève cable car - Closed

Reach the summit of the Salève in four minutes. When you get there, you can admire stunning views of Geneva as well as the cable car station, an architectural jewel of the 1930s.

Leisure The Salève cable car - Closed Étrembières


Departing from Étrembières (74100)
Animals allowed
Not allowed to be visited
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Guided individual tours on request
Average duration of an individual visit : 01h00

Three objectives of the renovation project :
- aesthetic renovation (the upper station is designated as a French monument)
- renovation in order to reduce the environmental impact (rainwater collection, thermal insulation, etc.)
- diversification of activity (new restaurant, climbing wall, museum, educational botanical garden, "nature" playground)

During this period of work, for your safety and in respect of the work site, it is not possible to access the cable car’s surroundings:
- carparks
- parks and green spaces in the area of the cable car (upper station and lower station)

Guided tours are available with La Maison du Salève and Le Bureau de la Montagne du Salève. Free audio guide in French and English can be downloaded on the cable car’s smartphone app (iTunes, Google play).

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    Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Traveller's cheque, Chèques Vacances, Cash, Credit transfer


    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French
    Languages of documentation : English, French
    Languages visits : French
    Languages informatives signs : English, French
    Languages audio guide : English, French

    Cable cars leave every 12 minutes.
    Both hiking trails and mountain bike trails are signposted. Events organised throughout the year.

    Animals must be kept on a lead.

    • Pets welcome
    • Coach access
    • Tourist brochures
    • Restaurant
    • Fast food
    • Picnic area
    • Bar
    • Toilets
    • Themed path
    • Car park
    • Orientation board
    • Defibrillator
    • Restaurant
    • Parking
    • Coach parking
    • Private parking


    route du téléphérique 74100 Étrembières
    Departing from : Étrembières (74100)
    Latitude : 46.162792 - Longitude : 6.189165

    By car:
    A40 exit Annemasse
    A40 > Saint Julien: Aire de repos
    A41 Archamps exit

    TPG n°8 - stop: Veyrier-Douane
    TAC n°4 - stop: Etrembières Veyrier Douane (attention pas toujours desservi)

    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Absence of steps
    • Site, building totally accessible

    More informations

    Information update on 06/09/2021 by Office de Tourisme des Monts de Genève