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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Thônes - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Haute-Savoie, a few kilometers from Lake Annecy and the Aravis massif, valley Thônes - val Sulens is at the heart of an idyllic mountain environment, having preserved its traditions, rural activity and its typical habitat. Thônes, a small town character that has developed around its bell tower, is the nerve center of the valley, and put in place throughout the year, a variety of activities (cultural and sports , gastronomy and tourism).

Val Sulens and three mountain villages (Le Bouchet Mont-Charvin Keys and Serraval) offer an ideal change of scenery, the natural and rural character is rhyme quality of life and scenic beauty.

In winter, there are many opportunities to take advantage of the snow and mountains. Val Sulens, and unspoiled landscapes, offers the best hiking in snowshoes and Nordic activities.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude45.8820310 (N 45° 52’ 55”)
Longitude6.3247610 (E 6° 19’ 29”)
AltitudeFrom 574m to 2280m
Surface area52.33 km²
Population6276 inhabitants
Density119 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (21 km, 27 min)
Insee code74280
IntercommunalityCC des Vallées de Thônes

Nearest cities & towns

Les Clefs3.7 km (7 min)
La Balme-de-Thuy4.6 km (9 min)
Les Villards-sur-Thônes4.7 km (7 min)
Manigod6.1 km (10 min)
Alex7.9 km (9 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Sixt8.8 km (10 min)
Serraval9.8 km (14 min)
Le Grand-Bornand11.5 km (13 min)
Bluffy11.6 km (13 min)
La Clusaz11.6 km (14 min)
Dingy-Saint-Clair12 km (14 min)
Le Bouchet-Mont-Charvin13 km (18 min)
Menthon-Saint-Bernard13.4 km (16 min)
Nâves-Parmelan14.5 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities


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Thônes winter
Thônes winter
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Thônes Christmas
Thônes Christmas
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Thônes Mayor
Thônes Mayor
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Eglise Saint -Maurice Thônes
Eglise Saint -Maurice Thônes
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Thônes Old Bridge
Thônes Old Bridge
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Place Avet to Thônes
Place Avet to Thônes
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Just for kids: your first paragliding flight in summer!
Sports sensations95 € Talloires-Montmin (10.1 km)
Paragliding over Lake Annecy in summer
Sports sensations105 € Talloires-Montmin (10.1 km)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € to 130 € Talloires-Montmin (10.3 km)
Paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations90 € Lathuile (13.6 km)
Sightseeing cruise on Lake Annecy
Nature and the great outdoors280 € to 340 € Annecy (14.9 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour du Sulens circuit
HikeEasy4h10Serraval (8.3 km)
Lac de Lessy par Cenise
HikeEasy2h10Le Petit-Bornand-les-Glières (16.6 km)
Hike to the Pointe-Percée Hut
HikeAthletic2h55Le Grand-Bornand (18.3 km)
"Forest discovery" trail
HikeEasy25 minCordon (20 km)
Hiking : Chalet de la vieille
HikeEasy2h45Megève (21 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals