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Thorens-Glieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thorens-Glieres in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Lake Annecy at 13 km from Thorens-Glieres

Visit Thorens-Glieres: highlights and tourist information

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Thorens-Glieres is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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!

Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 13 km (direction south-west)

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make...

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on...

See Veyrier du Lac guide


at 14 km (direction south-west)

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal...

See Annecy guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and very...

See La Clusaz guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on the...

See Talloires guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Sallanches guide


Ski resort at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French...

See Megeve guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

It is the views of, and access to, Mont-Blanc which is the...

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide


at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

Beaufort is one of the smallest Alpine ski resorts,...

See Beaufort guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Ski resort at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Morzine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide

... 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

What to do at Thorens-Glieres? 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

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

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

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