Thorens-Glieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thorens-Glieres: highlights and tourist information

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Thorens-Glieres 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 12 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Thorens-Glieres is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Annecy at 13 km and Veyrier du Lac at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thorens-Glieres, 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 Thorens-Glieres 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 Thorens-Glieres

Markets in and near Thorens-Glieres

  • La Roche-sur-Foron: market Thursday (10km)
  • Annecy-le-Vieux: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (14km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (15km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (15km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (17km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (21km)

More information about Thorens-Glieres, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Thorens-Glieres, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (38km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (42km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (49km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Veyrier (12km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (16km)
  • Roc de Chere (17km)
  • Col de la Colombière (18km)
  • Gorges du Fier (19km)
  • Mole (20km)
  • Col de Romme (26km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (30km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (36km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (42km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (43km)
  • Col de la Faucille (45km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (49km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thorens-Glieres

Canton: Thorens-Glières

Arrondissement: Annecy

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74570

Distance to Thorens-Glieres

from Annecy (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 639 km

from Nice: 267 km

from Bordeaux: 548 km

from Strasbourg: 309 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Thorens-Glieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aviernoz, Evires, Groisy, Les Ollieres and Villaz.

This page in French: Visiter Thorens-Glieres