Thonon-les-Bains tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thonon-les-Bains: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the lakefront, views across the lake, boat-trips across the lake...

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Thonon-les-Bains. For detailed visitor information see the Thonon-les-Bains travel guide.

Thonon-les-Bains 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 57 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Thonon-les-Bains is 415 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Evian at 8 km and Yvoire at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thonon-les-Bains, 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 Thonon-les-Bains 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 Thonon-les-Bains

Markets in and near Thonon-les-Bains

Market days in Thonon-les-Bains: weekly market: Thursday & Monday;

  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (0km)
  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (10km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (15km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Abondance: market Sunday (21km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (25km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (26km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Morzine: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Thonon-les-Bains, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Thonon-les-Bains, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (8km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (11km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Diomaz (19km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (22km)
  • Mole (29km)
  • Lac des Rousses (33km)
  • Col de la Faucille (35km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (38km)
  • Col de Romme (38km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (42km)
  • Col de la Colombière (42km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (44km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (45km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (47km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (49km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (52km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (52km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (53km)
  • Lac de Narlay (53km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (54km)
  • Lac du Fioget (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Evian-les-Bains (10km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thonon-les-Bains

Canton: Thonon-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74200

Distance to Thonon-les-Bains

from Annecy (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 415 km

from Calais: 612 km

from Nice: 303 km

from Bordeaux: 574 km

from Strasbourg: 264 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Thonon-les-Bains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allinges, Anthy-sur-Leman, Armoy, Champanges, Lyaud, Margencel, Marin and Publier.

This page in French: Visiter Thonon-les-Bains