Family workshops


Explore our indoor and outdoor culture and leisure activities for children. We want to help people learn and explore Salève by having fun and doing their bit for our mountain. Whether it be to explore the landscape or Salève’s history, children can boost their creativity, unleash their imagination and make family memories.


  • Discounted rates with your cable car tickets
  • No need to queue, book your ticket online
  • Activities run by Salève professionals
  • Small group workshops so all the children can get involved


Bring your senses and artistic side to life with the family! Your children do more than just admire the landscape; they feel it, hear it, touch it and even create it. The group leader at Salève Visitor Centre brings you an interactive workshop to awaken all the family’s senses. Children spend the hour making a 3D map of the area as a souvenir of their trip to the top of Mont Salève.

Learning objectives

Take part in an outdoor activity among nature
Experience the Salève landscapes using your senses
Produce an ever-changing artistic piece
Learn through play
Spend quality time together

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How does mankind travel ? Why do I travel ? How about flora and fauna ? We will try to answer these questions with fun-filled activities in the great outdoors near the cable car : seed hunt, team games and more. Take part in an original experience, learn the different ways to explore our area and have fun with the family.

Workshop objectives

Learn how and why living things travel
What challenges are involved
Consider the impact of our own movements
Learn through play
Spend quality time together


Workshop duration: 1 hr
Audience: children aged 6-11
Meeting point: upper station, classroom
Capacity: up to 15 children
Prices: free with a valid cable car ticket/15 € without a cable car ticket
Language: animations are offered in French only
Booking: booking required on our website or at the gift shop at least 20 min before the workshop starts

Winter season: December 1st-March 31st 2024
Term time : Wednesdays 2pm-3.30pm
Half term in France and Geneva : Wednesdays and Fridays 2pm-3.30pm

Summer season: April 1 to October 31, 2024
Coming soon !

In partnership with the Salève Visitor Centre
The Salève Visitor Centre is a buzzing cultural hub and the best place to explore Salève. The team will introduce you to all Salève’s secrets with events, guided tours and conferences surrounded by the great outdoors.


  • We recommend arriving 30 minutes before your cable car ride. Collect your tickets from the counter.

    The group leader will be waiting for you in the classroom at the upper station. Your can drop off your bags and start the workshop.

  • The workshops take place indoors and outdoors.

    Please bring water, sunscreen, suitable clothing and shoes based on the site and weather (it can be chilly at the top of Salève!)

    Warning! There is no drinking water at the stations.

  • The workshops are suitable for children aged 6 and over and they must be accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket throughout the workshop.

  • If it rains, the outdoor activities will be held in the classroom at the upper station. The event will not be cancelled.

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