Useful Info for the 2023 season

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

Picnic area: 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.