Thoard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thoard: highlights and tourist information

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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 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.

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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 in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. 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

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)

More information about Thoard, Provence

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!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Verdon (42km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (26km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (37km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (38km) [Map]
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (38km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Clue de Barles (13km) [Map]
  • Source - Verdon (37km) [Map]
  • Col d'Allos (39km) [Map]
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (43km) [Map]
  • Barrage de Castillon (43km) [Map]
  • Lac de Castillon (43km) [Map]
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (44km) [Map]
  • Gorges du Verdon (45km) [Map]
  • Lac d'Allos (46km) [Map]
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (46km) [Map]
  • Barrage de Gréoux (48km) [Map]

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 as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Thoard): Barras, La Robine-sur-Galabre and Le Castellard-Melan.

This page in French: Visitez Thoard