Evian is situated on Leman lake, in front of Switzerland. It’s a thermal city which name is famous all over the world. But it is also a mountain destination, with a gorgeous nature ; it’s a cultural town with great exhibitions, music festivals, arts galleries and theatre companies. Evian is also a sporty town with championships, an over a hundred years old golf course, and the whole nautical activities.
What’s new this automn : the re-opening of the bottling plant of evian mineral waters for visits, after 3 years of renovation. Evian water was « discovered » in 1789, and the first thermal baths were opened in 1807. In 1851, 14.000 bottles were sold ; currently 5 millions liters leave from the plant daily. Visiting this unique industrial place offers the chance to discover the birth of a evian bottle, and also to understant the travel made by a little water drop from the snowy Alpes through all over the world. Evian lifstyle is also following the lake. Boats crossing everyday to go to Lausanne, the fishers bringing fishes to the restaurants, sailors and regattas from April to October, historical boat La Savoie with latin rigs for a timeless journey.
Events on the lake : May : Historical boats meeting July : World championship of power boat 14th of July and 15th of August : fireworks on the lake