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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
Population6860 inhabitants
Density131 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (12.9 mi, 27 min)
Insee code74280
IntercommunalityCC des Vallées de Thônes

Nearest cities & towns

Les Clefs2.3 mi (7 min)
La Balme-de-Thuy2.9 mi (9 min)
Les Villards-sur-Thônes2.9 mi (7 min)
Manigod3.8 mi (10 min)
Alex4.9 mi (9 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Sixt5.5 mi (10 min)
Serraval6.1 mi (14 min)
Le Grand-Bornand7.1 mi (13 min)
Bluffy7.2 mi (13 min)
La Clusaz7.2 mi (14 min)
Dingy-Saint-Clair7.5 mi (14 min)
Le Bouchet-Mont-Charvin8.1 mi (18 min)
Menthon-Saint-Bernard8.3 mi (16 min)
Nâves-Parmelan9 mi (16 min)
Veyrier-du-Lac9.5 mi (17 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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Tuesday 14 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 25°C
Wednesday 15 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 23°C
Thursday 16 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 23°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight over Lake Annecy
Sports sensations80 € to 135 € Talloires-Montmin (6.4 mi)
Canyoning around Lake Annecy
Sports sensations61 € to 390 € Lathuile (8.2 mi)
Paragliding above Lake Annecy
Sports sensations75 € to 135 € Doussard (8.5 mi)
Flight over Lake Annecy in a two-seater paraglider
Sports sensations80 € to 150 € Doussard (8.8 mi)
Fun guided tour of old Annecy and/or the nearby area
Culture and education125 € Annecy (9.5 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Taillefer Duingt loop
HikeIntermediate3h30Lathuile (9.1 mi)
La Landeliere
HikeEasy1h00Flumet (10 mi)
Mountain Coal
HikeIntermediate6h00Lathuile (10.5 mi)
Panoramic tour of Combloux
HikeEasy2h00Combloux (15.2 mi)
The Baroque Trail
HikeAthletic6h50Combloux (15.3 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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