Take the time to discover Thonac!

Stopover village located on the axis Montignac-Lascaux et Les Eyzies, Thonac is an essential passage for those who let themselves be carried peacefully by the Vézère valley.
A return via the avenue marked with century-old plane trees will allow you to discover the old town with its sober and imposing bell tower-wall church. Enter the nave without fear, a polychrome wooden Virgin and Child from the 12th century, an anonymous work is jealously guarded. However, we must question the massive stone buildings to discover that they sometimes housedfamous people, except for the vast presbytery, which has now become a common house. Let us not forget that Yvon Delbos, journalist and politician, raised to the rank of minister, was born in 1885 in a Thonac residence which values ​​its anonymity.

To see and do in Thonac

The wooded and hilly territory is also crossed by a tributary: the Thonac which punctuates 4 mills. The Fongran pond, with its 2,5 ha, welcomes you in a natural setting and offers you a pleasant moment of relaxation, whether you are a fisherman or simply going for a walk. The visitor, if he takes the time to discover, will experience a journey through the ages.
two hiking loops invite you to discover this rural territory:

  • The Fongran ponds loop.
  • The Maillol loop.

From Prehistory to the Renaissance

Going back up the hill visit The Thoth which presents you with all the facets of the daily life of Homo sapiens and its vital link with the animal world.
The village also opens onto the powerful Losse Castle (classified as a Historic Monument) which has long maintained its hegemony over the Thonac lands, a tenacious survival, since the town has now adopted the family coat of arms.

The little extras of the village of Thonac

  • Belcayre Castle (not open to visitors)
  • Château de la Vermondie (not open to visitors)


Thonac Town Hall
The town
24290 Thonac
Tel: +05 53 50 79 81
Mail: [email protected]
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