Thones tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Clusaz at 8 km from Thones

Visit Thones: highlights and tourist information

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Thones is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Thones in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Clusaz at 8 km and Talloires at 10 km.

Thones, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and very popular...

See La Clusaz guide


at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on the...

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 10 km (direction west)

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 11 km (direction west)

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
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Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 14 km (direction west)

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional...

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at 15 km (direction west)

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

See Annecy guide


Ski resort at 23 km (direction east)

Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French ski resorts and...

See Megeve guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide


at 25 km (direction east)

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction, Sallanches itself...

See Sallanches guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Beaufort is one of the smallest Alpine ski resorts, which attracts skiers...

See Beaufort guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 30 km (direction east)

It is the views of, and access to, Mont-Blanc which is the...

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

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Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' and most...

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


Ski resort at 42 km (direction east)

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix is very close...

See Chamonix guide

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Map of places to visit near Thones


Markets in and near Thones

Market days in Thones: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Thones: market Saturday (0km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (8km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Annecy-le-Vieux: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (17km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Thones, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (40km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (38km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc de Chere (10km)
  • Mont Veyrier (11km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (12km)
  • Col de la Colombière (17km)
  • Gorges du Fier (23km)
  • Col de Romme (25km)
  • Mole (27km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (38km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (39km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (40km)
  • Le Brévent (40km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (41km)
  • Lac Cornu (41km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (42km)
  • Mont Blanc (42km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (44km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Thones is in the east of France at 15 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Thones is 446 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thones

Canton: Thônes

Arrondissement: Annecy

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74230

Distance to Thones

from Annecy (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 446 km

from Calais: 653 km

from Nice: 253 km

from Bordeaux: 551 km

from Strasbourg: 319 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Thones from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Balme-de-Thuy, Les Clefs, Les Villards-sur-Thones and Manigod.

This page in French: Visiter Thones


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