Visiting safely - Covid-19

The monument is closed. 

You will be safe

The monument is open and welcomes visitors in total security:

  • Limited number of visitors 
  • Adapted visitor's circuit
  • Each visitor is invited to respect the hygiene instructions as soon as they enter the monument.
  • All visitors must wear a mask once inside the monument.
  • Hand sanitizer gel is available at the entrance to the monument, visitors are asked to sanitize their hands before starting the visit.
  • We recommend that visitors privilege the use of credit cards for purchases.
  • Visitors must respect the social distancing rules in place.


Infos Covid internet

Opening hours

From July 1 - September 15, 2020:
10 am-5pm

Open every day. Last entry at 3:45 p.m.

Closed on January 1, May 1 and December 25.


Individual price: 8 €


  • Under 18 (with family and outside school groups)
  • 18-25 years old (nationals of European Union countries and regular non-European residents on French territory)
  • Disabled person and their companion
  • Job seeker (upon presentation of a certificate of less than 6 months)
  • Education Pass (valid)

Annual pass

Ambassador card, at the full rate of 20€.

It gives the right to unlimited access to the area (park, castle, temporary exhibitions, guided tours) for one year.

Holders of the Ferney Passion card (issued to residents of the municipality of Ferney-Voltaire) benefit from a reduced rate of 12€ for the purchase of this card.


Combined ticket

Combined ticket with Fort l'Écluse

Terms of purchase and use:

  • Sale of the combined ticket by Fort l'Ecluse: online only.
  • Sale of the combined ticket by the Château de Voltaire: at the château cash desk only.
  • Sale of the combined ticket by the Tourist Office of the Pays de Voltaire: at the office cash desk.
  • To visit Fort l'Écluse: reservation of a time slot and purchase of tickets online compulsory. No ticket sales on site.
  • To visit the Chateau de Voltaire: reservation of a time slot and purchase of tickets online recommended. Sale of tickets on site possible subject to availability.


Ferney-Voltaire Château de Voltaire
Allée du Château
01210 Ferney-Voltaire
Ph. : (33) 04 50 40 53 21Fax : (33) 04 50 28 04 84
GPS coordinatesLatitude : 46.2576Longitude : 6.1035Plan your route


From Geneva Cornavin station: bus F (TPG company) stop Ferney-Mairie then 5 minutes on foot.
From Geneva international airport: bus 66 (TPG company) stop Ferney-Mairie then 5 minutes on foot.


From Paris, Lyon or Bourg-en-Bresse: A40 motorway, exit no. 10 "Bellegarde Pays-de-Gex"; RN206 towards Pays-de-Gex; D984 then D35 towards Ferney-Voltaire. • From Lausanne and Geneva: A1 motorway, exit Ferney (warning tax disc compulsory on Swiss motorway). • Parking: Calas municipal car park (5 minutes on foot) or Bijoux (10 minutes on foot). Places reserved only for people with reduced mobility in front of the castle.

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