Schools and holiday clubs


Uncover Salève’s secrets with your students. Explore over 100 m2 of exhibition displays and soak up the views between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc.


  • Activities designed to tie into the curriculum for French and Swiss French primary schools
  • Easy online booking
  • Exhibition entry


Workshop duration : 1 hr
Audience : 6-11 year olds
Meeting point : upper station, classroom
Language : Animations are offered in French only
Group workshop price : included with the cable car ticket. Workshop for a group of up to 30 children. All attendees must have a valid cable car ticket.

How to book

. Create your free online quote
. Send the signed quote + company stamp to at least 10 days before your chosen date
. The cable car team confirm the booking
. A voucher is emailed to your inbox
. Present the voucher at the lower station counter
. Collect the printed tickets and board the cable car
. The group leader will meet you at the meeting point

How to pay for tickets and workshops

. The lower station counter accepts:
Cash in Euros (€)
French cheques
French Swiss notes (no coins)

. Billing account payment
Billing accounts enable French and Swiss structures to pay for their order when they receive their invoice. If you would like to use this method, please create your online quote and create your account.

What is a billing account?
Billing accounts enable French and Swiss structures unable to pay online to book their time slot on our website without paying. If you would like to use this method, please create your online quote and create your account.

How does it work?
1. Get your free online quote
2. Confirm your booking by email and send the documents required to create your customer account at least 10 days before your visit
3. You will receive your booking confirmation once you have created your customer account
4. You can pay by bank transfer or French cheque on receipt of the invoice at the end of the month.
5. Pick up your tickets from the lower station counter on the day of your visit

Availability :
Summer season : September 12th-November 5th 2023
For school groups :
Term time : Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 9.30am, 11am and 1.30pm. Thursdays at 9.30am and 11am

For holiday clubs :
Term time : Wednesdays at 9.30am and 11am.
Half term in France and Geneva : Monday-Friday at 9.30am and 11am

Winter season : December 1st-March 31st 2024
For school groups :
Term time : Fridays at 9.30am, 11am and 1.30pm

For holiday clubs :
Term time : Wednesdays at 9.30am and 11am.
Half term in France and Geneva : Wednesdays and Fridays at 9.30am and 11am

Photos for reference only


After an introduction to help students get their bearings and grasp key elements of the landscape, the group consider and discuss the place of mankind and nature. They will also explore how they can help build the landscape of the future. Each student will produce a 3D map and take it with them to continue the discussion in class. An indoor or outdoor workshop

Learning objectives

Be able to describe a landscape
Experience Salève as a landscape observatory
Explore man’s place in their environment
Be part of the landscape’s development
Protect natural landscapes
Expand the notion of territory
Live in a territory
Learn through play

“Roads to Salève” Workshop 2

This exciting and fun-filled workshop encourages students to explore the relationships between forms of transport used by humans, flora and fauna. Role play helps students bring the notion of the wildlife corridor into considering how they travel and their movements.

Learning objectives

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

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.

    At the arrival station, the activity leader will be waiting for you in the educational workshop (meeting point 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the activity). You can leave your belongings and start the activity.

    To make a booking, you can use our online quote and send us your request to or email us directly. Once we have received your request, we will contact you as soon as possible to finalise your booking.

  • The workshops take place indoors and outdoors.
    Please bring water (there is no drinking water at the upper station), sunscreen, suitable clothing and shoes based on the site and weather (it can be chilly at the top of Salève!)

  • We do not have any specific rooms where you can eat. There are lots of picnic areas around the upper station.

  • We are offering two events that are accessible for disabled children’s:
    – “Build tour own Saleve”, which takes place indoors in classroom
    – “The landscape in all its glory”, which takes place on one of our terraces

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