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Address: Avenue des Sources, Evian-les-Bains, France

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At home you pay a fortune for this but here, you get it for free. And right at the source! Remember to bring an empty bottle to fill it up.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 December 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

At home you pay a fortune for this but here, you get it for free. And right at the source! Remember to bring an empty bottle to fill it up.

Thank Erico2709
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A very refreshing moment. That's all i can say about the Evian water source. A public location near the funicular station. Have a sip of Evian water and hop on board the funicular to get to the Top!

Thank Faris S
Bucharest, Romania
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159 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

You should pass over and read the history about tha source. It is interresting, the water is nice and cold in a hot summer day.

Thank Mitrache F
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Evian gave the name to the famous mineral water, whose story started when some local noble (a baron?) was sick and started to heal only when he started to drink only water from Evian's springs. Today there is a big palace - the Buvette Cachat, of the finest Art Nouveau style, and IMO the nicest palace in Evian, where all... More 

1 Thank lilliputz
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Well, you just have to see the "source" of the water that everyone knows the name of - but once you've seen it - that's it!

Thank justroby
Evian-les-Bains, France
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

A lovely spring with history and cool water! The backdrop has just been redone as a mosaic and is very pretty. You can catch the funiculaire down or up to it! Take and empty water bottle. You need to go to the Cachat pump room before or after visiting to get the story of the journey etc of the water,... More 

Thank almonsage
Divonne-les-Bains, France
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219 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Something you have to do if you visit Evian. Its really just a faucet in a wall but of course its not ordinary water. Great for the locals get it free. Always seems to be folks queuing to fill endless bottles. I bet the local shops don't sell much bottled water :-)

1 Thank Steve D
Singapore, Singapore
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105 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

A slow paced lovely town, took a river cruise from Lausanne swiss. laid back walk around and free access to Evian water!

Thank Jeffyyc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

An interesting stop over, like travelling in time to the days of Evian "heights". Nicelz refurbished, does not take a lot of time to see it all.

Thank MiroslavaF
Stockholm County, Sweden
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Just amazing water quality. I got quite jealous of all the people who live just across the road from this place.

Thank Iryna B

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