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Photo of Thoard in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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

Visit Thoard: highlights and tourist information

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Thoard is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

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

Thoard, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Thoard in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains...

See Digne-les-Bains guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

The citadel is the main attraction in Sisteron, along with...

See Sisteron guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

In the mountain village of Seyne you can see various parts of...

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

The village of Lurs is small but has a...

See Lurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

The setting of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie below steep cliffs and the lively...

See Moustiers guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

Forcalquier is a pleasant Luberon town with several interesting historic monuments...

See Forcalquier guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

Valensole is surrounded by lavender fields, and the lavender industry...

See Valensole guide


at 37 km (direction south)

Your trip to the village of Riez should include...

See Riez guide


at 38 km (direction east)

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

The citadel above the village is the principal monument in...

See Mane guide
Gorges du Verdon

Gorges du Verdon

Scenery at 42 km (direction south-east)

These gorges in northern Provence are one of the...

See Gorges du Verdon guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

Aiguines is a small traditional Provencal village between the Lac...

See Aiguines guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 43 km (direction south)

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake with...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 43 km (direction south)

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast of...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide

... 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 near Thoard, France

What to do at Thoard? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Thoard.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and 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


Geography and distances

Thoard is in the south-east of France at 9 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Thoard is 598 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thoard

Canton: Digne-les-Bains-Ouest

Arrondissement: Digne-les-Bains

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

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

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 kilometres from ): Barras, La Robine-sur-Galabre and Le Castellard-Melan.

This page in French: Visiter Thoard

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