Thonon-les-Bains tourism and travel guide

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Thonon-les-Bains is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Evian at 8 km and Yvoire at 11 km.

Thonon-les-Bains, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

less than one km (direction south-south-west)

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 8 km (direction east)

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a spa...

See Evian guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west)

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates your visit,...

See Abondance guide


at 26 km (direction west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction south-east)

Morzine is a popular ski resort within the Portes du Soleil ski...

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

The use of local materials for building and the stunning location make...

See Avoriaz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sallanches guide


Ski resort at 58 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chamonix guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Thonon-les-Bains, France

What to do at Thonon-les-Bains? 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)


Geography and distances

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

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