Thoard tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Thoard in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Visit Thoard: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Thoard on map of France

Thoard is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (Provence region) in the south-east of France at 9 km from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital. (General information: Thoard is 598 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sisteron at 17 km and Seyne-les-Alpes at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thoard, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Thoard. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Map of places to visit near Thoard and location information

More information about Thoard & region

Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (local department)

Provence (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Thoard

Local markets

  • Digne-les-Bains: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban: market Sunday (13km)
  • Sisteron: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Les Mees: market Friday (19km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (32km)
  • Oraison: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Thoard, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Thoard and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Moustiers (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Sisteron (17km)

Regional Natural Parcs Verdon (42km)

Churches or other religious monuments Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (26km)

Remarkable gardens Clos de Villeneuve (37km); Jardins du château de Sauvan (38km); Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (38km)

Sites of natural beauty Clue de Barles (13km); Source - Verdon (37km); Col d'Allos (39km); Lac de Sainte-Croix (43km); Lac de Castillon (43km); Barrage de Castillon (43km); Lac de Serre-Poncon (44km); Gorges du Verdon (45km); Lac d'Allos (46km); Barrage de Chaudanne (46km); Barrage de Gréoux (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thoard

Canton: Digne-les-Bains-Ouest

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 04380

Distance to Thoard

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 598 km

from Calais: 822 km

from Nice: 103 km

from Bordeaux: 539 km

from Strasbourg: 508 km

Getting here

Thoard is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice or Marseille airport. Driving is also possible - by car from Calais the drive takes about 11 hours. For driving distances to Thoard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Thoard): Barras, La Robine-sur-Galabre and Le Castellard-Melan.

This page in French: Visitez Thoard

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