The Musée du Chablais at the Château de Sonnaz, a historic residence which also houses the tourist office, enjoys an exceptional panorama of Lake Geneva and the Jura Mountains. It hosts permanent exhibitions, as well as a temporary exhibition that is renewed every year.

It is located 10 minutes on foot from the station.

 

 

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The Hautetour Fortified House is located 2 kilometres from the station and present the history of the local mountain guides Compagnie des guides de Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc. It also holds temporary exhibitions and artist residencies. The permanent exhibition is dedicated to the learning about high-altitude mountains and being a professional mountain guide. Access by free shuttle bus or bus depending on the season.

 

 

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An original venue dedicated to contemporary art, located 2 km from the station. It’s a unique space hosting various visual artists. A free shuttle bus in summer and winter from the St-Gervais-les-Bains-le Fayet station. Admission is also free.

 

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The church of Saint-Nicolas is one of the crown jewels of Alpine Baroque art. Built in the first half of the 18th century, it is a sight to behold. Don't forget to visit the nearby Sacred Art Museum, to immerse yourself in the history of the village, its famous peddlers, and the sumptuous Baroque period! Access by free shuttle bus in high season.

It’s a 20-minute ride on public transport from the station..

 

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Located in the village of Mies, the House of Basketball is the headquarters of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).

 

Get ready for an exhibition on the history of basketball, which will take you on an exciting journey through the evolution of the sport to the present day. Numerous artefacts from great athletes and an interactive zone will make this tour an unforgettable experience for families, schools, and basketball fans. It's just a 5-minute walk from the station.

 

 

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Located in Fessy this 18th century farmhouse, built by the Carthusians of Bellevaux, holds one of the most important collections devoted to the peasant world. Guided tours and workshops by Muséâm' animators-guides. Free access from Perrignier Station. Distance: 3.9 km

 

 

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10 minutes on foot from Meyrin Station, take a stroll in Mother Nature’s backyard.

A place where people can recharge their batteries while discovering more than 200 plants from around the world. ‘It's interesting because it sheds light on our relationship with living beings, allowing us to question the way we want to cohabit with nature. It is a fragile and subtle environment, whose qualities are the responsibility of the public.

 

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Come and discover the world of reptiles, amphibians, and arachnids. 50 different species for over 200 animals. The enclosures are planted and decorated to replicate the natural habitat of these species. The vivarium is a 10-minute walk from Meyrin Station.

 

 

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Less than 10 minutes by public transport, Villa Bernasconi offers four contemporary art, comics, and illustration exhibitions per year. It hosts performances, readings, concerts, and workshops for children.

Address: Route du Grand-Lancy 8 - 1212 Grand-Lancy

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 14.00 to 18.00 and by appointment.

 

 

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The Geneva Natural History Museum is the largest natural history museum in Switzerland and the most visited in Geneva with 300,000 visitors each year. It is also a venerable institution that is preparing its 200th anniversary celebrations next year.

 

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