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Thoras tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thoras in Haute-Loire

Photo is of Aumont Aubrac at 27 km from Thoras

Visit Thoras: highlights and tourist information

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Thoras is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aumont Aubrac at 27 km and Pradelles at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thoras, 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 Thoras in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes make Pradelles...

See Pradelles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east)

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the village,...

See Arlempdes guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and an...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lozere department

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself has...

See Mende guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide


at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments to...

See Marvejols guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of the best preserved...

See La Garde-Guerin guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-west)

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church...

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 66 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots of...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thoras


Markets in and near Thoras

  • Landos: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (23km)
  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (27km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (27km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (32km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Coucouron: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Thoras, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Thoras, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouchet (19km)
  • Mont Mouchet (20km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (27km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (46km)
  • Tanargue (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (10km)

Geography and distances

Thoras is in the southern-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Thoras is 453 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thoras

Canton: Saugues

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43170

Distance to Thoras

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 453 km

from Calais: 689 km

from Nice: 322 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 522 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Croisances, Esplantas, Saint-Prejet-d'Allier, Saint-Symphorien and Vazeilles-Pres-Saugues.

This page in French: Visiter Thoras

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