Useful Info for the 2020 season

Because of a problem of telephone line, we can not currently accept the payment in credit card.

We're doing our best to solve the problem as soon as possible.

Open every day
From 15 March
to 15 October
From 15 March to 14 June: 09:30 – 18:15
(last entry at 17:15)
From 15 June to 31 august: 09:30 – 19:15
(last entry at 18:15)
From 1 September to 15 October: 09:30 – 18:15
(last entry at 17:15)

Independent visit
Duration: approx. 1 Hour

Information guide provided with entrance tickets
(Languages available : FrenchEnglishItalianGerman
DutchSpanish - Danish - Polish - Portuguese - Russian)

Entrance fees

Adults 6€
Children (7 to 15 years inc.) 3€
Children (under 7 years) Free


Groups (*)
Adults 5€
Children (under 16 years) 2,70€

* Groups = local authorities, associations, clubs, organised tours, schools
Reservations essential (telephone, fax, email)

Minimum of 20 people



The shop

Large choice of postcards

Gifts and souvenirs for all budgets

(place mats - crockery – stuffed toys - key rings - magnets – collector thimbles, books and many other items)

Liqueurs, tins of biscuit

The bar and terrace

Hot drinks : coffee – tea – hot chocolate – cappuccino – herbal teas – milk
Cold drinks : fizzy drinks – fruit juices – mineral water – smoothies – milk
Beers from Savoie (Brasserie des Cîmes - Aix-les-Bains)
More than 20 cordial flavours (Sirop Routin - Chambéry)
Ice cream (Nestlé - La Laitière)
Small snack food selection (croques-monsieur, quiches, pizzas, waffles etc…)

Quiet, welcoming terrace with views of the entrance to the Gorges du Fier and the Château de Montrottier

Post box: daily collection at 18:00

Picnic area: 5 picnic tables available on site


There are 2 free car parks for public use:

  • The "small" car park at Pontverre (cars only): access is via the D116 from Chavanod. Access to the ticket office via a path and stairs.
  • The "large"car park (cars and coaches): accessed when travelling from Poisy and Lovagny – turn left at the junction by the château. Access to the ticket office via a path.