• Interpretation Centre

La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre

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.

Interpretation Centre La Chartreuse d'Aillon Heritage Centre Aillon-le-Jeune

About

Aillon-le-Jeune (73340)
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Average duration of an individual visit : 01h00

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.

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    Prices

    Plein tarif: 3.50 €
    Tarif réduit: 2.50 €
    Child (17 years): 2 €
    Group adults: 2.50 €
    Group children (17 years): 1.50 €.
    Free entry for children < 7 years.
    Group rate available for > 5 people.

    Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Cash, Credit transfer, Pass’Région

    Reception

    Languages spoken : English, French, Italian
    Languages visits : English, French
    Languages informatives signs : French
    Languages audio guide : English, French

    Opening

    From 14/02 to 22/05/2022, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
    Closed exceptionally on May 1st and May 8th.

    From 23/05 to 30/06/2022, every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
    Closed exceptionally on Feast of the Ascension.

    From 01/07 to 31/08/2022, every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    From 01/09 to 30/09/2022, every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    From 01/10 to 31/10/2022, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

    Services
    • Educational visits
    • Coach access
    • Shop
    • Wi-fi
    • Tourist brochures
    • Tourist information
    Equipments
    • Toilets
    • Film room
    • Exhibition space
    • Car park
    • Free car park
    • Coach parking
    Activities
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Entertainment evenings
    • Shows
    • Handicrafts workshops
    • Activity
    • Product tasting
    • Concert

    Access

    Lieu-dit "Le Couvent" Aillons-Margériaz 1000 73340 Aillon-le-Jeune

    Motor Disability

    Mental Disability

    Visual Disability

    Number of people in situation of reduced mobility site capacity : 7

    More informations

    Information update on 03/05/2022 by Grand Chambéry Alpes Tourisme