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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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Route panoramique : Route de la Confession

Route panoramique : Route de la...

Villard-Reculas
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La Grave

La Grave

La Grave
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Chantier Romanche Gavet

Chantier Romanche Gavet

Livet-et-Gavet
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Moulin du Diable

Moulin du Diable

Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans - La Bérarde
Stone mill house built in 1827, situated in an exceptional setting close to the footbridge over the river and the path leading to Pui. It was the...
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Oratoire St Jean-Baptiste

Oratoire St Jean-Baptiste

Villard-Reymond
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Village de Villard-Reymond

Village de Villard-Reymond

Villard-Reymond
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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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Lac du Verney

Lac du Verney

Allemont
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Parish Church of St Martin de Villar d'Arène

Parish Church of St Martin de Villar...

Villar d'Arène
In the center of the village of Villar-d'Arêne stands the Saint Martin of Tours Church, built in 1860 and made of tuff stone
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Eglise de Villard-Notre-Dame

Eglise de Villard-Notre-Dame

Villard-Notre-Dame
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Eglise d'Allemont

Eglise d'Allemont

Allemont
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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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The Church of Notre-Dame des Neiges

The Church of Notre-Dame des Neiges

Alpe d'Huez
The church of Notre-Dame des Neiges is famous for its architecture, its organ in the shape of an outstretched hand and its 13 stained-glass windows...
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Retenue du Verney

Retenue du Verney

Vaujany
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Over the fountains

Over the fountains

Villar d'Arène
"The municipality of Villar d'Arène is built on a land crossed by several streams. The first inhabitants were created catchments and...
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Eglise Saint-Pierre de La Garde-en-Oisans

Eglise Saint-Pierre de La...

La Garde-en-Oisans
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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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La voie de Rochetaillée

La voie de Rochetaillée

Le Bourg-d'Oisans
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Chapel of Sellier

Chapel of Sellier

Venosc
Chapel of Sellier as the "Chapelle des sept douleurs."
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Orgue de Bourg d'Oisans

Orgue de Bourg d'Oisans

Le Bourg-d'Oisans
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Eglise Sainte Anne

Eglise Sainte Anne

Huez
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Village d'Allemont

Village d'Allemont

Allemont
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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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Four à pain de Champhorent

Four à pain de Champhorent

Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans - La Bérarde
A traditional bread oven. A chamber enclosed by a refractory material such as stone, brick, adobe, or refractory concrete. These ovens were...
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Barrage du Chambon

Barrage du Chambon

Le Freney-d'Oisans
This barrage was built in 1935 to regulate the wild river Romanche; it was one of the first barrages ever built in France.
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Besse en Oisans

Besse en Oisans

Besse-en-Oisans
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Chapel of Danchere

Chapel of Danchere

Venosc
Located in Danchere
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Village de Villard-Reculas

Village de Villard-Reculas

Villard-Reculas
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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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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