Mont Salève, Geneva

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  • View from the top of Mont Saleve
    View from the top of Mont Saleve
    by adema29
  • 1100m altitude...
    1100m altitude...
    by Lilasel
  • Overview on Geneva
    Overview on Geneva
    by Tripack
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    Cable car to the Mount Salève...

    by Tripack Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Overview on Geneva


    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)

    Prices (2005)
    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

    Related to:
    • Cycling
    • Family Travel
    • Adventure Travel

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    Saleve Cable Car

    by Lilasel Written Aug 25, 2005

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    1100m altitude...

    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
    May-September: 9.30am-7pm/8pm
    April & Oct: 9.30am-6pm (except MON)

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    Above Geneva

    by adema29 Written Nov 14, 2006

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    View from the top of Mont Saleve

    Mont Saleve - worths a trip over the french border ! Fresh air, paragliders:), magnificent view over Geneva, the lake, Jura mountains...

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