Things to see and do - Thonon-les-Bains
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Thonon-les-Bains Travel guide
Thonon-les-Bains : Michelin's recommendations
Thonon is the historic capital of Chablais. It has grown on a terrace overlooking Lake Leman, facing Switzerland. It is a health resort and a thermal spa during the summer (its waters are excellent for kidney trouble). Thonon has a pleasant port, which could be a starting point for a series of excursions towards nearby riverside towns of the neighbouring country, and a little known beach! Add to this, the wines of Chablais, and fish from the lake. It is good to stay in Thonon!
Tourist attractions Thonon-les-Bains : Things to see and do
Boulevard de la Corniche F - 74200 Thonon-les-Bains
From the Corniche Boulevard up to the landscaped gardens by Paul-Jacquier there is a series of aligned belvederes. There is a clear view clear on the Swiss side of Lake Leman, from Nyon up to Lausanne.
F - 74200 Thonon-les-Bains
A funicular takes you from the town to Thonon port, where a handful of working fishermen still berth and sell their catch at 9.30am. The Rives quarter is a pleasant spot with its lakeside café terraces and piers, and fishermen's cottages with their f..
F - 74200 Thonon-les-Bains
It was to this forbidding fortress with four towers that Amadeus VIII (antipope and Duke of Savoy) retired to live as a hermit, as recounted in its neo-Gothic interior. Visitors will also see the monastic kitchen, woodlands,the Glade of the Righteous..
11 Boulevard du Général Dessaix F - 74200 Thonon-les-Bains
Located in the centre of Thonon-les-Bains, this hotel is just 400 metres from the train station and a 5-minute walk from the thermal baths. It features a bar and restaurant, and Lake Geneva is a 15-minute walk away. A fridge and TV are provided in t..
18, place de Crête F - 74200 Thonon-les-Bains
Situated a 5-minute walk from the centre of Thonon-les-Bains, Logis L'Arc en Ciel features an outdoor swimming pool. It offers spacious guest rooms with free Wi-Fi access and a TV. Each room has a private bathroom, a minibar and a courtesy tray. Som..
Avenue de la Grangette F - 74200 THONON LES BAINS
Prix Prices from : 45 €
On the edge of Thonon-les-Bains city center, coming from Annemasse, our economy hotel is situated 219 yards (200 m) from Stade Jean-Moynat. The ibis budget de Thonon-les-Bains, previously Etap Hotel, offers completely renovated rooms (1st half of 201..
40 boulevard Carnot F - 74200 Thonon-les-Bains
Arctic char from the Léman, roast saddle of lamb - sample tasty, traditional dishes in an unusual setting. This elegant restaurant is none other than that of the Thonon Hotelier School, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2012.
68 Grande-Rue F - 74200 Thonon-les-Bains
The chef, a passionate worker, cooks up good contemporary cuisine, and makes it a point of honour to choose his ingredients very carefully. Le Prieuré has remained true to itself. It is plush, cosy and a real haven for food lovers.
43 avenue du Général Leclerc F - 74200 Thonon-les-Bains
A few metres from Thonon's port, this modern restaurant offers a lovely view of Lake Geneva. Chef Raphaël Vionnet gives the best of himself at each service. For example, 'tout-tomate' with verbena and fillet of Arctic char with chanterelles. Coherent..
3bis rue des Italiens F - 74200 Thonon-les-Bains
An understated, contemporary decor of brown and beige depicts this restaurant on a busy street of the spa resort. Carefully prepared with market-fresh produce, the menu often features freshwater fish from the lake.