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.
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.
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.
Probably the most beautiful baroque church of Haute-Savoie with its architectural qualities, and a panorama of exception on Mont Blanc. The Restoration in 2011, classified as "Historic Monument" in 2004.
"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.