Thoard tourism and travel guide
Visit Thoard: highlights and tourist information
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).
Thoard, France: places to visit 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.
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Map of places to visit near Thoard
More information about Thoard & region
Markets in and near Thoard
- 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.
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
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
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