Thones tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thones: highlights and tourist information

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Thones is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 15 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Thones is 446 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Clusaz at 8 km and Talloires at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thones, 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 Thones in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Savoie

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)

More information about Thones, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Thones, France

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

Aquarium

  • 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

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