Cultural heritage

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From fountain to fountain

The municipality of Villar d'Arène is built on a land crossed by several streams. The first inhabitants created catchments and pipelines Seven fountains supply the village with water. …

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Parish Church of St. Martin de Villar d'Arène

In the center of the village of Villar-d'Arêne stands the Saint Martin of Tours Church, built between 1866 and 1870 with travertine rock from the Lautaret Pass.

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Notre-Dame de l’Assomption church

The church was built around the 11th century. It is the oldest monument in the area and has been a listed building since 1959. With the Pentitents Chapel it forms a beautiful architectural…

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Viewing Platform facing la Meije

Observation deck; located at the Col des Portes (just after the small chapel of Le Chazelet); from which you will have breathtaking views of the valley.
Free access

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The holy Anne Oratory of Le Chazelet

The Saint-Anne Oratory of Chazelet has tree stars in the MICHELIN Green Guide. It offers a magnificent view over the Meije Massif.

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Le Four banal de Villar d'Arène

Villar d´Arène has preserved an ancestral tradition of 'Po Bulli' (in patois) by completely renovating its oven and perpetuating the traditions each year.

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