environment landscapes fauna
Our valley is located in Tarentaise.
Champione of the tourist infrastructures, our
area also knew to preserve part of its intact environment thanks
to creation on July 6, 1963 of the National park of Vanoise. As
more than one score of communes of Tarentaise and Maurienne, part
of the territory of the commune of "Les Allues"
composes the Park, one another Pre-Park.
Thanks to some keen defenders of the
environment who still fought and fight against the appetites of
certain developers, the in love ones with nature can still
benefit from the exceptional framework of our area.
La Grande Casse ( 3852 m )
higher node of Vanoise,
such as one can see it since "La
Traie" on the top of "Le Villard"
The Park of Vanoise comprises 107 nodes of more
than 3000 m.
La dent de Burgin culminates
to 2704 m.
fauna of the Park is made up of approximately * 5000
chamois **, 1100 ibexes, 20 couples of eagles, large duke,
lagapède, nut-crackers, marte, marmot **, variable hare,
hermine, fox, blaireau, campagnol of snows, black grouse,
bartavelle, niverolle, chocard, accentor alpine, crave,
tichodrome, blackbird of rock and of course dahut! *
(figures 1995).**(to see photo)
In summer, you can see the herds of mountain
pastures also there.
flora is also rich of more than thousand species
including 15 single. Some are familiar for us: genthiane,
génépi, rhododendrons, genevriers, cornflowers. Others are
rarer: edelweiss, buttercup of the glaciers. Finally some less
known have very poetic names: ancolie, euphrasy, daphnée,
Benoite crawling, potentille luisante.
The inhabitants of the valley lived before 1960
primarily of the breeding and agriculture. The primary sector
represents now less than 5% of the richnesses, tourism while
bringing more than 65%.
This significant inversion in the distribution of
the local activities gradually makes disappear certain
If you are interested in the history of our
country and its inheritance, we invite you to visit the museum of
Also visit the church of Allues and its
Have fun !!
thought of the moment
There exists nothing constant, if
not the change