The Chartreuse d'Aillon

Discover the identity of the Bauges massif by walking through the remains of an old monastery. Testimonials, videos and models give you the identity of a territory classified as a Regional Natural Park and UNESCO Global Geopark.

In the restored remains of a monastery installed in the XNUMXth century, the Maison du Patrimoine du Parc reveals the Bauges, rich in history and the identity of the massif today. On an audio-guided tour, on a route suitable for families or accompanied by a Savoie Mont Blanc Heritage Guide, you will understand the history of the former monastery of the Massif des Bauges, mixed with local history and emblematic activities of the territory.

Meet a preserved territory and its heritage.
From ancient traces to today, the route commented by an audio guide offers an understanding of the emblematic economic activities, rural life, architecture and history of the territory.

Understanding the history of the monastery
Part of the visit, including an outdoor route, also takes you on the still visible traces of the old religious domain now dedicated to local heritage. To understand the life of the monastery in place from the XNUMXth to the XNUMXth century, its functioning and its essential role in the local economy.

Family tour "In search of the Carthusian Treasure"
This treasure hunt, specially designed for accompanied children from 6 years old, takes you through the history of the territory. Unexpected encounters, games and quizzes punctuate your visit and will help you find the chest where the treasure is hidden!
Fun and interactive visit using a digital tablet.

Additional Information :
On site: shop selling local products, crafts, books, children's items, postcards, maps and guidebooks. Fresh local drinks and coffee are also available.

Opening

From 14/02 to 22/05/2022, Monday to Friday.
Open for groups only, by reservation.

From 23/05 to 30/06/2022, every day except Tuesday from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
Group visits are also possible in the morning, excluding weekends, by reservation.

From 01/07 to 31/08/2022, every day except Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 13 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
Group visits are also possible in the morning, excluding weekends, by reservation.

From 01/09 to 30/09/2022 every day except Tuesday from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
Group visits are also possible in the morning, excluding weekends, by reservation.
Exceptional opening and programming for Heritage Days, September 17 and 18, 2022.


From 01/10 to 31/10/2022, Monday to Friday.
Open for groups only, by reservation.

Prices

Adult: from 2,50 € to 3,50 € Child: 2 €
Price Min. Max.
Adult (from 14/02/2022 to 31/10/2022) €2,50 €3,50
Child (from 14/02/2022 to 31/10/2022) €2

Payment method

  • Bank / credit card
  • Check
  • Cash
  • Transfer
  • Pass'Région

Services

Equipments

  • Toilets
  • Show room
  • Parking lot
  • Screening Room
  • Coach parking
  • Free parking

Services

  • Educational visits
  • Coach access
  • Shop
  • Wifi Internet access
  • Tourist Documentation
  • Tourist information
  • Guided tours

Reduced mobility

Physical disability

2/3 of the site are accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Visual impairment

We welcome people with visual impairments (audioguided tour).

Mental handicap

We welcome people with intellectual disabilities.

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  • Groups of 10 to 35 people welcome