Discovery walk « Nature and Heritage »: Biodiver’Cité (adult groups)


Close to Thones, nature awakens with its rich natural environment, its fauna and flora remarkable. The Calvary trail provides an overview on the Thônain landscape in the footsteps of the hermit who lived here centuries ago.

This activity can be combined with a visit to the Sawmill of Etouvières.


Throughout this walk you will discover the life and environment of this place as well as a panorama with stunning views over the town of Thones and valleys. Many topics will be discussed, such as the changing landscape, the installation of Men and biodiversity of the region.

Thanks to the exceptional situation of the site, you will travel to the heart "of an amazing mountain and Mediterranean landscape."


Visit the Living Museum and Trail (1/2 day)

  • Group rate (20 or more adults): 6,00 € / adult
  • Group rate (less than 20 people): 7,00 € / adult

Biodiver’Cité only: single price € 2.50 / adult

Additional information

  • Duration: minimum 2H
  • Walking Shoes
  • Recommended in summer
  • Picnic room available for picnic
  • Important: requires a trip to Downtown Thônes (bus station)
Lively tours and sawing demonstrations

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