Welcome to Thollon

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.

Thollon.org has been updated, new format but same information news and updates.
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Thollon News and blog

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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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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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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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