729 inhabitants (known as "Thollogands")
Surface area: 13.78 km²
Altitude: 1,000 to 2,000 metres
Thollon is a traditional Savoyard village, enjoying an uninterrupted view of Lake Léman, the "Vaud Riviera" and the Bernese Alps. Thollon is located 12 kilometres from Evian, at the foot of the Mémise Massif. The village is comprised of eight hamlets, in which you can admire such authentic constructions as granite farmhouses, granaries and basins.
ACTIVITIES & SIGHTSEEING
During winter, Thollon is a family-friendly ski resort, with 50 kilometres of alpine skiing pistes, 16 lifts, a beginners' plateau, 6 kilometres of cross-country skiing pistes, and magnificent snowshoe walks. Numerous activities and events are also organized during the winter season.
During summer, Thollon offers visitors hiking trails, mountain biking loops, paragliding, an arts-and-crafts market, and many other activities organized by the tourist office.
Church (in the village centre).
Notre-Dame de Lourdes grotto – "Way of the Cross" (hamlet of Lajoux).
Oratories in the hamlets.
Pic des Mémises (accessible via gondola lift).
Hucel (lookout point for migratory birds).
Alpin skiing, a snow park and "border cross".
Paragliding – a remarkable spot.
Facilities: football pitch, pétanque pitch and tennis court.
Chef-lieu, 74500 Thollon-les-Mémises
Tel. +33 (0)4 50 75 09 88
Fax: +33 (0)4 50 70 96 74
Open from Monday to Friday, from 8 AM to 12 noon and from 1:30 to 5:30 PM.
Closed Wednesdays and open until 4 PM on Fridays.
From Monday to Saturday, from 9 AM to 12 noon and from 2 to 6 PM. Sunday, from 9 AM to 12 noon.
From Monday to Saturday, from 9 AM to 12 noon and from 2 to 5:30 PM.