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This website has the objective of gathering and sharing information for English speaking visitors to Thollon les Memises. To help visitors, apartment and chalet owners, and those renting properties. It aims to give a wider view than other web sites. Information that a visitor for a week or two may require. Not just for Thollon Les Memises but also the area that can by visited in a days drive.

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Check out Facebook Telecabine Thollon for regular updates and lift opening.

See notice boards for special offers of lunch and lift combined. Also offers of discounted lift passes and rates for the new ski season when purchased early at thollonlesmemises.com Resort/Hiver  When the resort can only open limited runs, a reduced rate is sometimes applied.
There is now a site showing what runs are open. Plan Thollon Alpin.

Check out the Facebook  Telecabine  and Facebook UCAT  for latest and further information.

Historic summer web cam picture below.

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Thollon Summer 2019. see also calendar below for list of events.

Whats new: New Adverts: Household items for sale 6th September 2019,  Maxum Boat, tires,  go to  sale  items page to view.

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The film Thursday 22nd and again at 8.30pm is "Fast & Furious". Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs & Shaw.  An American action film directed by David Leitch and written by Chris Morgan. It is a spin-off from The Fast and the Furious series featuring two characters, Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw in the lead roles. The film stars Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Vanessa Kirby, and Idris Elba. Again I believe a really good choice for the summer holidays here in Thollon.  (Thanks to RG)

Joe brady is offering fitness trainingHello everyone! Throughout the whole of August I, Joe Brady, will be giving fitness sessions on the Footy pitch in Thollon! Everyone is welcome! Even your dog! :)

They take place every Tuesday/Thursday and Saturday in August (dates below) at 9:00am.
1 session is 10 euros 5 sessions is 39 euros 10 Sessions is 50 euros Bring a bottle of water and a towel (because you will sweat)
It lasts an hour with a great 15/20 min cool down of JOEGA (its all the rage)
Any questions just send me an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or a WhatsApp to 0033 (0)785 234 889
Thanks and looking forward to seeing you on the footy pitch!

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July 2019 Biking in the Car Park...if you dare

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New snow cannon installation There are to be 65 new snow cannons. They will cover all the slopes which are visible from the restaurant. There does not appear to be any plans at the moment to do the "back run" the via casse. So the resort should be well and truly ready for this year's winter season, 2019/2020. Pictures below lots of activity in the car park and on the slopes. Thanks RG

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Lou Risolets - Some 35 of the more venerable and distinguished members of the Thollon community spent a most enjoyable day on the shores of Lac Leman. The occasion was the annual summer outing of Lou Risolets - Thollon's senior citizens club. An energetic walk along the shores ( punctuated by the occasional stop for a glass or two of very nice wine (!) ) was followed by a beautiful lunch at Les Pieds dans L'eau ( a restaurant well worth visiting if you are in the Corzent area) And then back to Thollon for a little " apero" As always, thanks to Nathalie and Kathleen for their support for the club and special thanks to Joel for organising this particular event.

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Cinema The weekly. (usually Thursday's 8.30) English language film season begins 11 July 2019 

Thanks to Ron and Sylvain for continuing to provide us with English language films.

Last summer Corinne in Bar Ourson organised many fun evenings with some great music. This summer she has so far come up with this program, please do support Bar Ourson so we may continue to have live music and events in Thollon. There will be more events added.

Saturday 13th July 18.00 OLD N’ WISE A great duo playing and singing a wide range of great music.

Saturday 20th July Blue Cactus Pop Funk Loung band

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Friday 26th July 20.00 Tabasse and Co, plus Animation Soiree American pie! This band was a great hit a superb mixture, young fantastic musicians. Thollon.org favourite (Edit). Huge range of songs including Greenday.

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Saturday 3rd August 19.00 OLD N’ WISE

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 Friday 9th August

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Saturday 10th August 20.00 Soiree reggae with DJIP

Thursday 15th August OLD N’ WISE . It’s in the name they know what we like!

 Thollon's Boulangerie  Monique and her husband will be retiring at the end of June 2019 and, whilst they plan to continue to stay in Thollon, the running of the bakery will be in new hands. (further information in due course) readers will no doubt wish to join Thollon.org in wishing Monique and her husband all the very best for the future.

On Saturday 8th June at 3pm the annual football match was played on a lovely sunny day.

Result: England 8, France 7 yes we won!

As usual the band, ceremony and football of a standard only seen once a year. A great celebration.

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Pink Pub to Pegasus Bridge

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This site celebrates the link between many countries. We have a large British contingent. Several Bognor Regis members are supporting a great forces charity by cycling from Bognor Regis to Pegasus Bridge to celebrate D-Day leaving on Wednesday 5 May 2019. Have a look at the Facebook page. Pinkpub2PegasusBridge So far they have raised over £100,000....Great job guys. Please support them. 

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They made it! Well done guys!

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Thollon Summer 2019

After a great winter season Thollon starts to settle in to summer. Summer was announced with an earthquake of around a magnitude of 4 that shook the village on the 28th May, residents reported that it felt quite dramatic.

Thollon friends stretch wide across the world. On the 11 May a group of around 30 Thollon friends came from various parts of Europe to visit Bolton to help celebrate 30 years in business for a Thollon regular. Much drinking and great hospitality from Dave and Deb’s.

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The Thollon official website thollonlesmemises.com will have details of whats on, some dates for your diary for a wider view:

The Montreux Jazz Festival 28 June to 13 July. https://www.montreuxjazzfestival.com/

Evian Motorboat Formula 1 : 5 to 7 July. There are many events in Evian and the best place to see what's on is their Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/EvianVille/

CGN is the provider of the boats that cross the lake with the beautiful paddle steamers. There are many events and special trips, go to https://www.facebook.com/cgn.ch/ and browse.

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Bastile Day Celebrations Evian 14 July, Thollon 13 July

Vevey Wine Festival 18 July to 11 August. Once a generation Vevey the town situated at the heart of the viticultural region hosts The Fête des Vignerons, a celebration of the wine making in the region. The Ville en Fête will transform Vevey into an open-air musical and theatrical stage https://www.fetedesvignerons.ch/en/ Vevey is almost opposite Thollon across the lake.

Evian Ladies Golf Championship 25 to 28 July, pictures of previous years on the Evian page.

Palais Lumiere 29 June to 29 September L’Expressionnisme allemande.

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Thollon Summer Fête 3 to 4 August. Music, dancing, food and celebration in the marquee by the church.

The cable car is open weekends and Wednesdays May, June and September and every day in July and August from 9:30 to 17:30. the restaurant is also open, look out for offers of lunch and telecabine ticket combined. Great lunch with a view.

Winter 2018/19

The season closed with the UCAT Race and the water slide, and the British enthusiastically joining in the celebrations with this years theme of Peaky Blinders. Around 35 British visitors, and some Ex Pat residents joined in the fun.

Thollon.org entered a team of three generations photo below, 2 skiers and a snowboarder! A superb effort but no medals this year.

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Below the race winners Garage des Memises and the British "second place?" Team Meda Sport (Ketts Taira Andy) we understand that we might have translated "Les Perdants" incorrectly..... Great trophy, medals, cheese and chocolates were all appreciated as was the great atmosphere and the paella served for lunch. Thanks to the organisers and the many supporters for such a fun event. The race had a unique compulsory half way stop with a glass of wine or juice being consumed before continuing to the finish. 

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Results correctly reported in the le dauphine below on the 3rd April 2019 together with a picture of the Peaky Blinder racers.

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More pictures and video below

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Peaky on the slopes PeakyYouTube video

Romantic Thollon

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We all love the view from the top of the mountain, and what better place to propose marriage.

Regular visitor Ross proposed, and Nicola said yes.

The British half term, Monday 18th February 2019 brought many visitors to Thollon. A great sunny week with fun had by all.

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The Tourist Office will be running many events during the holiday season. Thollon les Mémises Tourisme  Facebook publishes details. The "Agenda of the week" Programme d'animations. Torch light descent, table tennis. Karaoke and much more.

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Great news, Thollon and Bernex have signed an agreement making available a ski pass for both resorts for the 2017/18 Season The season pass is for both resorts and 3 visits to the Bernex Ice rink. There is a also a new web site Les Montagnes D’ Evian promoting the joint venture, and the various options. The pass is available to buy on line. We look forward to further initiatives.

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A picture reminder of last Winters fun

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