Thonon Les Bains

Thonon Les Bains.(35 mins) Nice large town on two levels, linked by cog railway from town to marina. Big market on Thursday mornings.  also large outdoor swimming complex.

The area around the lake is partcularly attractive, this stretches from the harbour (where the funicular runs to the main town) along to the swimming complex at the far end. There is also lots of parking here although on market day (Thursday) and in high season this does quickly become full. Parking can be a problem. This is a very pleasant, tree lined area with restauarnts and a childrens play area. The toursit information office is also here and worth a visit as there is a good program of activities, music, and events.

The area around the top end of the funicular is also very attractive with a fountain and superb views. You can also walk into the main town which is the usual mix of shops and restaurants and where the market starts from.