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Thonon les Bains

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Country  France
Region  Rhone-Alpes

Area  34,661
Mayor  Jean Denais (UMP)
Thonon les Bains in the past, History of Thonon les Bains

Map of Thonon-les-Bains

Thonon-les-Bains ([tɔ.nɔ̃.lɛ.bɛ̃]) is a town (commune) in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department. Thonon is part of a transborder agglomeration known as Grand Genève.


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La traditionnelle foire de crete a thononlesbains

Foot us les black panthers en finale thononlesbains


Thonon-les-Bains was the historic capital of Chablais, a province of the old Duchy of Savoy. The Chablais Savoyard is the portion of Chablais in France. Chablais Valaisan and Chablais Vaudois are those portions of Chablais in the adjacent Switzerland cantons Valais and Vaud.(cite: Chablais Wikipedia) The town was the capital of the Dukedom of Chablais.


Transport is assured by BUT (Bus urbains thononais). The lines are:

  • Line A: Destination Grangette / Destination Multiplex
  • Line B: Destination Z.I VONGY / Destination Place des arts
  • Line C: Destination Collège Théodore Monod / Place des arts
  • Line D: Destination Collège theodore Monod or Espace Leman / Place des arts
  • Line L: Destination Amphion Village / Place des arts
  • Line P: Destination Marin / Place des arts
  • Line M: Destination La Chavanne / Place des arts
  • Line N: Destination Parking des chateaux / Place des arts
  • Map of the network:

    Line H and J are used in Evian-Les-Bains, and not Thonon-Les-Bains.

    Main sights

  • Château de Ripaille
  • Arboretum de Ripaille
  • Château de Sonnaz
  • Saint-Hippolyte church (12th century), rebuilt in Savoy Baroque-style during the 17th century
  • Funiculaire de Thonon-les-Bains
  • Twin towns (sister cities)

    Thonon-les-Bains is twinned with:

  • Eberbach, Germany
  • Mercer Island, United States
  • Čačak, Serbia
  • References

    Thonon-les-Bains Wikipedia

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