The Chemin de Ronde, situated below the Castle, dominating the point of view the surrounding valleys, allowed to watch.
From the Middle Ages, a...Read more
Optevoz is one of the stone villages typically found in Isle-Crémieu. This is also where you'll find the Environmentally Sensitive Area of Lemps Lake,...Read more
Beautiful 15th century castle with crenelated, round towers. Private property.The La Balmes from Faucigny and Bugey settled in Montchalin, from which...Read more
The Chambon dam was built between 1929 and 1935. In 1918, the industrialist Henri Frédet discovered the potential of this narrow, 75m long section of the...Read more
Rochetaillée lierally means "cut rock" in French and looking up at the road carved out of the cliff face, it is clear how the village got its name. However,...Read more
This particularly large 19th-century washhouse is remarkably well built. Standing at the roadside, it measures 11 metres in length and shelters an enormous...Read more
This washhouse used to be the beating heart of the village. Its initial purpose was for rinsing washed laundry, but every autumn an enormous still is installed...Read more
Built in 1856, the building was occupied by the Nuns of Providence who ran a free school for girls here until 1903.
Private property.In 1867,...Read more