Palais de l'Île

Interesting
Built on an island in the 12C, the residence of the counts of Geneva has been the state mint, a prison (last in use during the Occupation) and the courthouse. These days it houses the Architecture and Heritage Centre (Centre d'interprétation de l'architecture et du patrimoine). It makes for a remarkable scene, with its forbidding walls reflected on the still waters of the Thiou.

Useful information

Address:

3 passage de l’Île, 74000 Annecy

Phone:

+33 4 50 33 87 26

Price:

3.80 € (-25 years old 2 €)

Opening hours

Jun-Sep: 10.30am-6pm; rest of year: daily except Tue 10am-noon, 2pm-5pm - closed some Bank Hols

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