This Church was completely rebuilt in 1702, in the Baroque style of the Alps, replacing the previous church which stood in its place since the 15th Century. The Church is dedicated to St Nicolas, saint patron of the traders, sailors and children.
Centre de la Nature Montagnarde (Mountain Nature Centre)
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Walk in the heart of the village to discover the cultural heritage: old farmhouses, bread oven, granite basin, PLM palace, Baroque St Nicolas church and natural heritage: the water biotope, chains of Mont Blanc, Fiz and Aravis.
"An extremely ancient place of pilgrimage with a curious Baroque-style oratory, covered with Renaissance frescoes and gilt, in the purest tradition of Savoie's religious heritage..." wrote Roger Frison Roche in Mont-Blanc aux sept Vallées.
Available directly from the Farm: Dairy products produced by the Paget Family and their 30 cows, including the Tomme, Abondance, Reblochon, Raclette cheeses and yogourt, as well as cuts of meat and a variety of local products.
The church of Saint-Nicolas is one of the crown jewels of Alpine Baroque art.
It was built during the first half of the 18th Century using funds provided by expatriates and colporteurs going to the German Low Country.