Thônes

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownThônes
Insee code74280
Postcode74230
Latitude45.8820310
Longitude6.3247610
AltitudeFrom 574 to 2280 meters
Surface52.33 km²
Population6222 inhabitants
Density118 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsLes Clefs at 2.4 km
Chief townAnnecy (at 21 km, 27 min)Manigod at 4.1 km
DepartmentHaute-SavoieLes Villards-sur-Thônes at 4.2 km
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Écomusée Wood and Forest.
  • Museum of Country Thônes.
  • Friends of the Val de Thônes.
  • Necropolis National Glières.
  • Departmental Museum of Resistance and Deportation.
  • Church of St. Maurice.
  • Unreasonable prehistoric.
  • Museum of the Apple and Biscantin.
  • Heritage and nature trail around the ordeal.
  • Outputs discoveries.
  • Gastronomic specialty: Reblochon.
  • Activities: Swimming pool - Golf - Tennis indoor and outdoor-Bi-Cross - Mini-golf - Skate park - Pétanque and bocce - Archery - Quads and 4x4 - Forest tree climbing - Via Ferrata - Paragliding.
  • Cinema.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Thônes - Val Sulens
Leisure centresEcomuseum of the Bois et de la Forêt,   Museum of the Pays de Thônes
MonumentsChurch of Thônes
Natural sitesPass of the Buffaz

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Every Saturday morning in the heart of downtown: market 8h to 13h.
  • Every Wednesday at 18h in July and August, free shows for children.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Alpine skiing and new snow can be performed on the ski areas of La Clusaz, Le Grand Bornand, Manigod and Saint-Jean-de-Sixt, Thônes direct neighbors.
  • The visit of the old town of Annecy, the Château de Menthon-Saint-Bernard, the necks of Aravis, and the Colombière Cross Fry, Glières plateau, the Fier gorges are an invitation to discover .
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Bungee jumping from springboardSports sensationsFrom 65 € to 115 €Saint-Jean-de-Sixt (8.1 km)
Speedriding in La ClusazSports sensationsFrom 70 € to 105 €La Clusaz (8.2 km)
Horse ride in Les AravisNature and the outdoors25 €La Clusaz (9.5 km)
Adventure trail in the Dodes ForestSports sensations21 €Le Grand-Bornand (10.3 km)
Paraglider flight over Lake AnnecySports sensations90 €Lathuile (13.6 km)

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PHOTOS

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WEATHER

Wednesday 27 August
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Min. 13°C - Max. 20°C
Thursday 28 August
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Min. 12°C - Max. 24°C
Friday 29 August
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Min. 14°C - Max. 19°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAbbaye de Talloires - Aux Jardins des Délices  
8.7
  SPECIAL OFFER
Talloires
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND - In the eponymous bay, along the Via Consularis leading from Milan to Strasbourg, the Benedictines erected in the seventeenth this splendid abbey where you can...
Located 9.9 km from Thônes50 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Auberge du Père Bise  
9.6
Talloires
Blue Lake - Friends of excellence this is the place for you. An idyllic location on the shores of Lake Annecy, so ideal it inspired Paul Cezanne painting at the 'Blue Lake'. The gourmet...
Located 10 km from Thônes94 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAbbaye de Talloires - La Table de Cézanne   SPECIAL OFFER
Talloires
LAKE - The shores of Lake Annecy, in Talloires, welcome an exceptional establishment, housed in an abbey built by the Benedictines in the seventeenth century. Cézanne was a famous host...
Located 10 km from Thônes34 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Chalet with 3 bedroomsLa clef du temps    
9.5
Saint-Jean-de-Sixt
You want an unforgettable vacation? In a large bowl of fresh air, or simply a refreshing rest? Welcome to The Key of Time! Mary welcomes you desramaut, solitary or in family, in a beautiful...
Located 6.9 km from Thônes78 € the double room 
Chalet with 3 bedroomsLe megevan    
9.2
La Giettaz
Facing Mont Blanc, Megeve and La Clusaz between at 1550 m altitude, near the Col des Aravis, traditional cottage architecture preserved in the Val d'Arly Located in Alpine, exceptional...
Located 13.3 km from Thônes58 € the double room 
House with 6 bedroomsLe Ch'ti Bout du Lachat    
9.5
Faverges
Old farmhouse located between lake and mountains, surrounded by meadows welcoming our ponies and goats. Big and nice comfortable rooms, with separate entrance, private toilets and bathroom....
Located 15.9 km from ThônesFrom 68 € to 80 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Chalet for 6 personsChalet les trolles  
8.6
Saint-Jean-de-Sixt
In garden of a family cottage, with exclusive access to a large terrace at an altitude of 1,000 meters. Superb view over the valley Thônes. Ideally located between the two winter sports...
Located 7.4 km from ThônesFrom 500 € to 900 € per week 
Chalet for 6 personsLe Chalet du Collet - La Campanule
Thorens-Glières
Located in the heart of Plateau Glières, protected natural site at 1400 m, located between Annecy and Geneva, the Chalet du Collet welcomes you warmly in both apartments for an active...
Located 8.4 km from ThônesFrom 260 € to 460 € per week 
Chalet for 6 personsLe Chalet du Collet - Le Coquelicot  
9.4
Thorens-Glières
Located in the heart of Plateau Glières, protected natural site at 1400 m, located between Annecy and Geneva, the Chalet du Collet welcomes you warmly in both appartments for an active...
Located 8.4 km from ThônesFrom 260 € to 460 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 1,5 haLe verger fleuri    
9.4
Lathuile
Family camping near Lake Annecy. Panoramic views of the mountains. Rental mobile homes, caravans, chalets. Animation and restore summer.
Located 14.6 km from ThônesFrom 16.50 € to 19.60 € per day 

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HOTELS

Logis Hotel Du Commerce - Hotel in ThônesLogis Hotel Du Commerce     
7.8
Thônes
Logis Hotel Du Commerce is located in the centre of Thones, close to the resort of Les Aravis and 12 km from the ski slopes. It offers free Wi-Fi access. Guest rooms at Hotel Du Commerce...
Located in ThônesRoom from 56 €
Hôtel Du Midi - Hotel in ThônesHôtel Du Midi     
7
Thônes
Set in the centre of Thônes, this 2-star hotel offers views of the village square, the mountains and the via ferrata mountain trails. Local attractions include La Clusaz Ski Resort,...
Located in ThônesRoom from 66 €
Fasthotel Relais Thones - Hotel in ThônesFasthotel Relais Thones    
8.1
Thônes
This modern hotel is located a 5-minute walk from the centre of Thones and 13 km from Lake Annecy. Free Wi-Fi access and satellite TV are provided in the air-conditioned guest rooms....
Located in ThônesRoom from 48 €

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Hôtel L'Heliopic Sweet and Spa
In Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Hôtel L'Heliopic Sweet and Spa features a 500-m2 Spa with Turkish steam bath, ice cave, indoor swimming pool, tepidarium and sauna....
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