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Thoard tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Thoard in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo of Digne-les-Bains at 9 km from Thoard

Visit Thoard: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location: 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: these include Digne-les-Bains at 9 km and Sisteron at 17 km . For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thoard tourism: selected places to visit and attractions

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

photo of Digne-les-Bains
Digne-les-Bains 9km
photo of Sisteron
Sisteron 17km
photo of Seyne-les-Alpes
Seyne-les-Alpes 28km
photo of Moustiers
Moustiers 34km
photo of Forcalquier
Forcalquier 36km
photo of Valensole
Valensole 37km
photo of Colmars-les-Alpes
Colmars-les-Alpes 38km
photo of Gorges du Verdon
Gorges du Verdon 42km
photo of Lake Serre-Poncon
Lake Serre-Poncon 44km
photo of Castellane
Castellane 45km
photo of Manosque
Manosque 46km
photo of Barcelonnette
Barcelonnette 48km

Map of places to visit near Thoard and location information

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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)
  • Forcalquier: market Monday (37km)
  • Valensole: market Saturday (37km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (45km)
  • Manosque: market Saturday (46km)
  • Serres: market Saturday (47km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (48km)
  • Barcelonnette: market Wednesday & Saturday (48km)

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)

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

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

Sites of natural beauty Clue de Barles (13km); Source - Verdon (37km); Col d'Allos (39km); Barrage de Castillon (43km); Lac de Castillon (43km); Barrage de Chaudanne (46km)

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

Close by

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

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.

This page in French: Visitez Thoard

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