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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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City Hall Thônes
City Hall Thônes
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Eglise Saint-Maurice Thônes
Eglise Saint-Maurice Thônes
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Place Avet to Thônes
Place Avet to Thônes
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Old Bridge Thônes
Old Bridge 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 € Montmin (10.1 km)
Paragliding over Lake Annecy in summer
Sports sensations105 € Montmin (10.1 km)
Paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations90 € Lathuile (13.6 km)
Sightseeing safari on Lake Annecy
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 40 € Annecy (14.9 km)
Private walking tour of Annecy - 2 hours
Culture and education44 € Annecy (15.2 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Le Semnoz from the North
Cycling itineraryAthletic1h45Annecy (15.3 km)
Le Semnoz from the North
Cycling itineraryAthletic2h10Annecy (15.3 km)
Outing at the Col of Jaillet
HikeEasy4h20Combloux (23 km)
Snowshoes itinerary : les Granges
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate2h15Combloux (23 km)
Hiking in "La Croix des Salles"
HikeIntermediate3h05Combloux (23 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals