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Cultural heritage

From the smallest oratory alongside a hiking path to the largest European hydroelectric project, Oisans is filled with curiosities of all sizes to be explored during your visit.
The history of panoramic roads, the remains of the Roman road, dams, sundials, chapels, along with traditional villages and even lost villages, together make up a web of clues that will help you understand what makes this part of the Alps so special.

La Maison Romanche Energies

La Maison Romanche Energies

Livet-et-Gavet
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Clavans en Haut Oisans

Clavans en Haut Oisans

Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans
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Chapel Saint Sauveur

Chapel Saint Sauveur

Venosc
this chapel was founded in 1686 by Mr Jacques Rochette.
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Centrale des Vernes

Centrale des Vernes

Livet-et-Gavet
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Cadran solaire sur l'église de La Garde

Cadran solaire sur l'église de La Garde

La Garde-en-Oisans
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Eglise Sainte Anne

Eglise Sainte Anne

Huez
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Story of castle of la Muzelle

Story of castle of la Muzelle

Venosc
The castle of Bourg d'Arud is a manor which was built in XVII century by Mr. Jacques Rochette, a native citizen of Paroisse de VENOSC.
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Route d'exception : le Col de Sarenne par la vallée du Ferrand

Route d'exception : le Col de Sarenne...

Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans
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Retenue du Verney

Retenue du Verney

Vaujany
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Dans les rues d'Huez village

Dans les rues d'Huez village

Huez
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Village de Villard-Reymond

Village de Villard-Reymond

Villard-Reymond
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Oratoire St Jean-Baptiste

Oratoire St Jean-Baptiste

Villard-Reymond
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Eglise de Saint-Arey

Eglise de Saint-Arey

Le Freney-d'Oisans
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Pont des Rajas

Pont des Rajas

Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans - La Bérarde
A beautiful stone arch bridge over the Vénéon torrent from 17th century.
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La Porte romaine de Bons

La Porte romaine de Bons

Mont-de-Lans
The Roman Gate of Bons is one of the most important remains of the Roman road that ran through the Oisans. To discover it just follow the path from...
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Exhibition

Exhibition "Gens de Venosc"

Venosc
Discover the Venosc's history
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Brandes Archaeological Site

Brandes Archaeological Site

Alpe d'Huez
Medieval archaeological site classified as an historical monument. A medieval village (12th-14th century) that grew up near a silver mine. Free...
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Cimetière de Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans

Cimetière de Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans

Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans - La Bérarde
The cemetery is a commemoration place illustrating the history of alpinisme in Oisans. The tombs of those who left to conquer the summits and never...
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Farm of Venosc

Farm of Venosc

Venosc
Farm with donkeys and others animals
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Chapel of the White Penitents

Chapel of the White Penitents

La Grave
Visits of the Chapel of the White Penitents are performed on demand at the vicarage from La Grave village during the " Wednesdays of Heritage" on...
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La voie de Rochetaillée

La voie de Rochetaillée

Le Bourg-d'Oisans
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Route panoramique : Route de la Confession

Route panoramique : Route de la...

Villard-Reculas
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Vierge du Collet

Vierge du Collet

Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans - La Bérarde
The religious missions initiated by the Church were particularly common in the nineteenth century. These events, which included ceremonies and...
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Chapel of Danchere

Chapel of Danchere

Venosc
Located in Danchere
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Les 3 villages engloutis

Les 3 villages engloutis

Mont-de-Lans
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Besse en Oisans

Besse en Oisans

Besse-en-Oisans
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Ornon

Ornon

Ornon
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The holy Anne Oratory of Le Chazelet

The holy Anne Oratory of Le Chazelet

La Grave
Oratory of Le Chazelet has tree stars in the MICHELIN Green Guide Come and discover the magnificent view over the Meije Massif from the remote...
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La Croix de Cassini

La Croix de Cassini

Le Freney-d'Oisans
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Village de Villard-Notre-Dame

Village de Villard-Notre-Dame

Villard-Notre-Dame
Villard-Notre-Dame has kept its old charm of authentic mountain village with its stone houses lime plaster with south facing balconies opening on...
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Plateau d'Emparis - La Meije

Plateau d'Emparis - La Meije

Lac Fourchu

Lac Fourchu

Bouquetin

Bouquetin

Lac Besson

Lac Besson

Pâturage

Pâturage

Refuge Adèle Planchard

Refuge Adèle Planchard

Refuge du Carrelet

Refuge du Carrelet

Lac du Pavé

Lac du Pavé

Via Ferrata des mines du Grand Clot

Via Ferrata des mines du Grand Clot

La Dibonna

La Dibonna