Worth visiting :
Church of Sainte Marie Madeleine
(16th century, listed building, contact the mairie for visits)
Church of Notre-Dame de la Présentation
(19th century) at the hamlet of Le Mélézet.
Le Grand Vallon (1772 m) :
mountain stream, meadows, forests and
sheer walls form a wonderful landscape.
Close by (at Baratier, 9 km) :
church of Saint Chaffrey, 15th century,
with its Romanesque door,
sculptures of human heads on the capitals,
and Chapel of the Lords of Baratier,
with their coat of arms, a greyhound
(open every day: for more information,
contact the mairie at Baratier)
(e.g. around Sainte-Marguerite lake)
Mountain-biking (descent from Les Orres to Les Coqs). Climbing
And of course skiing at the Les Orres resort :
skiing area (altitude of 1280 m),
with 63 km of marked runs suitable for all levels,
24 ski lifts,
40 km of cross-country skiing routes.
Snowpark. Snow scooters,
snow quad circuit, toboggan run,
ski joering, ice waterfall climbing, off-piste skiing
New Gliss space : Freeride (bumps, canyons),
Freestyle (tables, high turns)
and Show/demo (big air, pipe).
Very lively resort with activites
and events all winter long :
torch-lit descent every Wednesday
during school holidays,
Snow Carnival (February) with more than 500 costumes,
European Downhill Cup
and comic book festival (in April) .
and eating out :
Furnished rentals. One hiking gîte.