Via the D955, 18 km north of Saint André les Alpes.
Population : 150 inhabitants
Discover the village of Thorame Haute
The village suffered greatly during the religious wars of old. The damaged church was rebuilt in 1598 and blends Gothic and Romanesque styles.
Its nave (17th century) houses several altars and a few old paintings (1625 and 1622) by the Digne artist Antoine Rouvier that deserve your attention. Antoine Rouvier. You will also notice a very beautiful Rosary altarpiece in the chapel of the Virgin.
Strolling through the streets of the village, you will see houses with tiled roofs and wide overhangs typical of mountain architecture.
You will also notice a few houses with wooden balconies, reminiscent of certain villages in the Alps and the Alpes Maritimes region.
You will also come across some very beautiful old doors and some sundials. Just before the village, a nautical centre has been built by the little Sagnes lake.
In winter, skiers will be only a few kilometres away from the main Val d'Allos ski resorts.
What to see
Parish church rebuilt in 1598.
Notre Dame de la Fleur church (Thorame station).
Country gites. Holiday rentals.