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Manufacture and sale of bread in Ventelon

In July and then in November, before the snow falls, all together for several days, the villagers were once preparing the batch of bread for the year
This ancient tradition continues to be...

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Moulin à grains de Villar d'Arène - © ©A.Zilliox

Mill of Villar d'Arene visit

20/07/2019

Arsine-Villar d'Arène

Mill of Villar d'Arene visit

Old water mill from 1838, museum of life and traditional crafts in the high altitude villages.
Visit the mill village that became a true eco-museum of the life of the Faranchins ( Villar...

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Visit and entertainment in the Garden of Lautaret

At 2 100m altitude, facing the glacier from la Meije, over 2000 species of alpine and mountain flowers and mountains from all over the world are gathered on 2 hectares of one of the most...

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Notre Dame de Bon Repos - © ©Elizabeth Rogalle

Exhibition-Sale of Watercolors

20/07/2019

Chapelle des Pénitents - La Grave

Exhibition-Sale of Watercolors

In the Chapel of the Penitents of La Grave, exhibition and sale of watercolors representing the Oratory of Chazelet, the granaries, the churches of Villar d'Arène, the Terrasses,La Grave,...

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Petit Marché des producteurs - © ShireShy

Local market

21/07/2019

Villar d'Arène - Arsine

Local market

In this small Summer market of producers you will find the vegetable products of the Mill Garden as well as honey, goat & cow cheese, eggs, jams, homemade gherkins, syrups, gingerbread and...

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Rassemblement festif - © ©OTlaMeije

Villar d'Arène Games and Traditions

21/07/2019

Place du village -Villar d'Arène

Villar d'Arène Games and Traditions

VILLAR D'ARENE FESTIVAL GAMES TRADITIONS
This festive games festival also features arts demonstration, wood sculptures, make-up stalls, tombola, breadmaking and sale of local...

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La Galerie - © ©JardinAlpinDuLautaret

The Garden Conferences

22/07/2019

Col du Lautaret

The Garden Conferences

Every Monday in July / August, conference for all public in the Gallery de l'Alpe; beautiful architectural building

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Rencontres causeries - © ©10wallpaper.com

Projections-talks with a ranger from the Ecrins National Park

23/07/2019

Centre d'accueil du Col du Lautaret

Projections-talks with a ranger from the Ecrins National Park

Meet a National Park ranger at The Ecrins National Park Visitor Centre at Col du Lautaret.The ranger will give a talk on the following themes, supported by a film or slide showing.On the...

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Wednesdays of Heritage -24th of july

The association 'Le Porche des Veilleurs' invites you to learn more about the religious heritage of La Grave village on two days during the Summer.
Contact Madame Cecile Dabourdy...

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Visit La Vannerie de la Meije, wickerwork

I braid wicker to make traditional or creative objects. I propose to discover the pleasure of weaving wicker, the touch of wood, the smell, its colors through a visit of my fabrication...

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Repas Faranchin au Refuge de l'Alpe de Villar d'Arène, les Jeudis des Refuges

Enjoy a local meal with wild plants, fried pie and pork from les Hautes Alpes and a delicious dessert.

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Live Band at le Refuge du Pic du Mas de la Grave with Trio Forro Das Alpes

The Mountain Hut Pic du Mas de La Grave - Chez Polyte presents its diverse and varied entertainment taking place throughout the Summer. Trio Forro das Alpes is a brasilian music band, they...

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Affiche 2019 - © ©FestivalMessiaen

Olivier Messiaen Festival in Pays de la Meije

27/07/2019

La Grave - Villar d'Arène - Serre Chevalier -Briançon

Olivier Messiaen Festival in Pays de la Meije

The Olivier Messiaen Festival in La Meije's County will have this year as theme 'For Birds'

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Concert au refuge du Goléon : L'accordéon sous toutes ses coûtures

Loin des clichés et des sentiers battus, venez découvrir cet instrument au cours d’un concert où Séraphine vous emportera des contrées tziganes aux milonga argentines, des résonances...

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The hikes of the Olivier Messiaen Festival la Meije's county

Different walks are offered throughout the duration of the festival, accompanied by the Mountain Guides of La Grave

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Seminar as part as the Olivier Messiaen Festival

Michaël Levinas is the guest composer of this 22nd edition of the Messiaen Festival in Pays de la Meije.

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The hikes of the Olivier Messiaen Festival la Meije's county

Different walks are offered throughout the duration of the festival, accompanied by the Mountain Guides of La Grave

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The hikes of the Olivier Messiaen Festival la Meije's county

Different walks are offered throughout the duration of the festival, accompanied by the Mountain Guides of La Grave

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Bread Festival

03/08/2019

Villar d'Arène

Bread Festival

The ' Fête de la Chasse ' and the Bread Festival take place together each year
during the first weekend of August in Villar d'Arène.

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The hikes of the Olivier Messiaen Festival la Meije's county

Different walks are offered throughout the duration of the festival, accompanied by the Mountain Guides of La Grave

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Un jour pousse l'autre, film de Bernard Boyer

Bernard Boyer, le réalisateur, nous présente ses films, tournés dans nos hautes montagnes...

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Nuit des étoiles - © ©Skeeze

Nights of the Stars & Stars Eve

06/08/2019

Observatoire Astroguindaine - Villar d'Arène

Nights of the Stars & Stars Eve

Come join us at the observatory to discover the night sky on the occasion of our vigil with the stars & let you guide to a better understanding of the wonderful phenomena that illuminate...

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Workshop with la Vannerie de la Meije

I braid wicker to make traditional or creative objects. I propose to discover the pleasure of weaving wicker, the touch of wood, the smell, its colors through different courses...

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Wednesdays of Heritage - 7th of August

The association 'Le Porche des Veilleurs' invites you to learn more about the religious heritage of La Grave village on two days during the Summer.
Contact Madame Cecile Dabourdy...

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Cinéma au Jardin du Lautaret, La Vallée des Loups par Jean-Michel Bertrand

This is a documentary about wolves here in the Alps

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The band Très à l'Est is playing at le Refuge du Pic du Mas de la Grave

The Mountain Hut Pic du Mas de La Grave - Chez Polyte presents its diverse and varied entertainment taking place throughout the Summer. Tres à l'est is a band with 8 violins playing slavic...

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Bred festival in Le Chazelet

10/08/2019

Le Chazelet

Bred festival in Le Chazelet

BAKING THE ‘PO BULI in Le Chazelet hamlet : A thousand-year tradition at the heart of village life, the Autumn breadbaking brings together local families and their friends for 3 days of...

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Gospel workshop and concert with Sister Grace

Mountain Gospel Songs : Gospel workshop and concert, free of charge ; limited number of places so please don't forget to make a reservation at the tourist office.

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Cello Recital with Delphine Fournier

With her recital 'The cello in all its states', Delphine Fournier proposes a discovery of the repertoire for cello alone through four centuries.

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Nuit des étoiles - © ©Skeeze

Nights of the Stars & Stars Eve

13/08/2019

Observatoire Astroguindaine - Villar d'Arène

Nights of the Stars & Stars Eve

Come join us at the observatory to discover the night sky on the occasion of our vigil with the stars & let you guide to a better understanding of the wonderful phenomena that illuminate...

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Discover our Mountains in Summer

Get out to the mountains!
Discover the Alpine and glacier environment via the workshops 'First steps on a glacier', 'Explore and advance on a glacier', 'Fun and games' Mountains are...

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Fête des Guides - © ©MGiroud

Traditional Mountain Guides festival

15/08/2019

Place de l'église et Arboretum

Traditional Mountain Guides festival

FESTIVAL OF THE MOUNTAIN AND MOUNTAIN GUIDES
With a certain charm, this traditional ceremony is an opportunity for the guides, dressed in their traditional costumes, to have their roots...

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Récital de percussions - © ©Virgile HERBEPIN

Drums recital

16/08/2019

Villar d'Arène

Drums recital

Virgile Herbepin is a percussionnist, he plays several percussion instrument and claviers.

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The band Lemniscate at le Refuge du Pic du Mas de la Grave

The Mountain Hut Pic du Mas de La Grave - Chez Polyte presents its diverse and varied entertainment taking place throughout the Summer.

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La Chizartonne

17/08/2019

Le Chazelet

La Chizartonne

Petanque competition in threesomes formed, in Le Chazelet
Buvette - Sausages - Merguez - Entertainment

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Live band Les Poissons Voyageurs in the Garden of Lautaret

Pour la première fois de son existence, le jardin du Lautaret vous propose un concert intimiste sous les étoiles au cœur même du jardin avec la compagnie Les Poissons Voyageurs.

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Emparis Plateau Tour 22th edition

The tour from Emparis plateau,open to runners and bikers, is a beautiful journey at the same time physical and technical.
Departure and arrival at Le Chazelet; the race takes place...

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Workshop with la Vannerie de la Meije

I braid wicker to make traditional or creative objects. I propose to discover the pleasure of weaving wicker, the touch of wood, the smell, its colors through different courses...

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Foire aux Bovins - © ©Noemi.Dagan-Refuge Adele Planchard

Cattle fair

31/08/2019

Le Chazelet - Les Plagnes

Cattle fair

During all this day farmers from here and abroad gather together with their cows in the pastures of Chazelet above the 'Chalet Pizzeria des Plagnes' to sell their livestock and talk...

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Circu at le Refuge de l'Alpe de Villar d'Arène with the Dos Mundos al Arte Company

We are intergenerational musicians playing Klezmer, Slavic and Italian music.

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Workshop with la Vannerie de la Meije

I braid wicker to make traditional or creative objects. I propose to discover the pleasure of weaving wicker, the touch of wood, the smell, its colors through different courses...

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Gathering of the shared mountain

La montagne est un trésor à la disposition de tous! Quand on la partage, en particulier avec les plus pauvres, une alchimie mystérieuse s’opère. On vit une rencontre intense,une expérience...

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Ultra Raid de la Meije - © ©L.Montico

Ultra Raid de la Meije 2019 - 9th Edition

14/09/2019

La Grave et Villar d'Arène

Ultra Raid de la Meije 2019 - 9th Edition

Attention, you enter there in a parallel world ...
You enter a universe where mountain biking is expressed in all its beauty and mountain personality. You put the foot - and the wheels -...

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Plat traditionnel - © ©otlameije

Faranchin Lunch

29/09/2019

Villar d'Arène

Faranchin Lunch

Come have lunch to les Agneaux restaurant with 'Les Amis de l'Eglise Saint Martin' to test some delicious local food !

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Manufacture and sale of bread in Ventelon

In July and then in November, before the snow falls, all together for several days, the villagers were once preparing the batch of bread for the year
This ancient tradition continues to be...

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