The Mount Salève is just located to the Swiss border in France. From its 1'380 meter high you could enjoy a breathtaking panorama over all of Geneva, as well as the Alps. A panoramic restaurant and many outdoor activities as mountain biking, hicking, paragliding are available. A cable car built in 1983 let you to reach easily this panoramic point.
Opening cable car:
From May to September: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday opened from 9:30 to 19:00, Friday and Saturday : opened from 9:30 to 20:00
From October 2005: Opened everyday from 9:00 to 18:00 except Monday (closed)
Return ticket adult: 10.50 €/16.80 CHF
One-way ticket adult: 6.30 €/10 CHF
Return ticket children (6 to 17 years): 5.80 €/9.30 CHF
One-way ticket children: 4.70 €/7.50 CHF
Return ticket student (up to 25 years): 7.50 €/12 CHF
One-way ticket student: 4.70 €/7.50 CHF
Return ticket Senior (more than 60 years): 7.50 €/12 CHF
One-way Senior: 6.30 €/10 CHF
Return ticket family (2 adults and children up to 17 years): 21 €/33.60 CHF
One-way ticket family: 12.60 €/20 CHF
Combined tickets Transports Public Genevois (one day) and the Salève Cable Car
Adults: 19 CHF Children: CHF 12
Free transportation of yoour bicycles
The "Genevans’ mountain", which peaks at 1,380 meters, is located in nearby France!
Just a few steps from the Veyrier border, you may take the cable car which brings you to the top within five minutes.
There, a kingdom for lovers of nature, fresh air, fauna and flora unfolds, as well as a unique panorama over Geneva, its quays and the lake, with the Jura mountains as a backdrop.
Moreover, its southern side offers an incomparable view of the Alps and the Mont Blanc. However, the Mont Salève is not only a paradise for strollers.
It is a favorite venue for climbers, mountain bikers, paragliders, delta wingers and, in winter, cross-country skiers.
Several roads also lead to the Salève.
Saleve Cable Car
April & Oct: 9.30am-6pm (except MON)
Mont Saleve - worths a trip over the french border ! Fresh air, paragliders:), magnificent view over Geneva, the lake, Jura mountains...