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A walk in Thonon-les-Bains

A nice walk along the Lake Geneva in Thonon-les-Bains

Thonon-les-Bains is located along Lake Geneva near Switzerland. The walk allows you to visit the city starting from the quays along the lake of Geneva. The visit is very pleasant and easy, there is only one way up but if you wish you can take a funicular.

Interest: ratingvery good (2 users)
Difficulty: difficulty
Duration: 2 h.

The quay along Lake Geneva

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The quay along Lake Geneva
The walk along Lake Geneva is one kilometer long.

The Municipal Beach of Thonon-les-Bains

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The Municipal Beach of Thonon-les-Bains
At the end of the quay is the Plage Municipale with a 50-meter Olympic-size pool, access to which is not free. You have to go further to swim in the Leman river for free.

The quay of Ripaille

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The quay of Ripaille
The pier connects the municipal beach to the marina.

The marina of Thonon

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The marina of Thonon

The restaurants of the port

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The restaurants of the port
At the level of the port there are many restaurants which all offer the same thing. As is often the case, one comes to this kind of place more for the atmosphere than for the quality of the dishes. The prices are quite high compared to the quality.

The funicular

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The funicular
The funicular (paying) allows to go back to the city center of Thonon-les-Bains. For the more sporty, it is possible to take the road right next to it.

On top of the city

On top of the city
After taking the funicular you have a magnificent view of Lake Geneva

Switzerland

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Switzerland
On the other side of Lake Geneva you can see Switzerland and the cities of Lausanne and Nyon.

View of Lake Geneva

View of Lake Geneva

The main shopping street

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The main shopping street
We can continue the walk in the big shopping street of Thonon-les-Bains.

The church of Saint-Hippolyte

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The church of Saint-Hippolyte
Very beautiful church of baroque style with a superb painted vault, it is adjoined to another church: the basilica Saint-François-de-Sales of much more classic style.

A square in Thonon-les-Bains

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A square in Thonon-les-Bains
In summer the tourist activity is important, there are many bars and restaurants in the city center.

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