On the shores of Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps, Thonon les Bains is a lively town of 30 000 inhabitants.
The town is both the capital of the Chablais region and the sub-prefecture of Haute Savoie. It is renowned for its commercial activity, its relaxed atmosphere and its mineral water which supplies the thermal spa.Spoilt by nature...
Thonon is built is on two levels. The lower level comprises the fishing port and sailing harbour, lakeside promenade and the old village of Rives while the upper level is home to the town centre and pedestrian zone, numerous shops, the large weekly market and events which take place all year long. Charming panoramic viewpoints decked with greenery and flowers in bloom offer one of the most stunning views of the French shore of Lake Geneva. Thonon is spoilt by nature.Thonon, a spa town and leisure destination
Thonon les Bains cultivates its way of life thanks to numerous leisure activities, its gastronomy and a whole host of exciting events. The surroundings reinforce the town's appeal further. From the shores of Lake Geneva to the mountain summits, they benefit from a rich and varied heritage and ecosystem: an abundance of culture, regional gastronomy, outdoor sports, hikes, water sports.Thonon, a nautical resort
A member of the network of "French Nautical Resorts
", Thonon les Bains is a true paradise for lovers of water sports. Set between lake and mountains, the town's distinctive feature is its easy and immediate access to sports on the calm waters of Lake Geneva as well as to white water sports on the raging Dranse river, which has its source in the heart of the Alps. Link: Tourist Office