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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Baratier
Insee code05012
AltitudeFrom 780 to 2857 meters
Surface15.99 km²
Population519 inhabitants
Density32 inhabitants/km²


National labelCrots at 4.4 km (6 min)
Chief townGap (at 39 km, 37 min)Embrun at 4.5 km (9 min)
DepartmentHautes-AlpesSaint-Sauveur at 5.6 km (9 min)
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town


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Between the lake of Serre-Ponçon and Pouzenc summit (2898 m), the town of Baratier covers 1490 ha. The old village is located 870 m along the impetuous torrent of Vachères. Subdivisions have emerged over the last thirty years, to the west of the village. Its inhabitants are called Baratons and Baratonnes. A 4 km from Embrun and nearby ski resorts and winter Orres Crévoux, Baratier has retained its old face. The warmth and friendliness of its inhabitants offered to visitors Baratier illustrate the motto "poor but proud and good heart." A rich associational life rhythm of local life. Indeed, throughout the year, local festivals, concerts, parties, outings and shows enliven the village.


The Church of St. Chaffrey built in the 15th century, decorated with its sundial, located Place Saint-Chaffrey.

The grain sorter, agricultural tool that comes from mill family Allard (who is no longer in operation since 1960), in front of the room "the Baratonne".

Hall of larch on the village square.

The narrow streets of the village, fountains ...

Every Thursday evening in the summer, a village tour is narrated by a qualified guide by the Ministry of Culture. Between channel and flood of Vachères, visiting Baratier to explore the issue of water in all its registers: the protection against floods, irrigation, using his strength, energy conversion ... Not to mention the streets of the village hall in the larch or the Church of St. Chaffrey. The trail ends at an exhibition of old photos to compare the landscapes of the late 19th century / early 20th century with those of today.

Three walks starting from the village square: Three loops for walking and hiking marked small. Map available in City Hall.

Tennis, soccer, bowling, children's games.

Day Camp SIVU "The Louie's" In the school holidays the center welcomes all children ages 3 to 12 residents and vacationers from 8h to 18h from Monday to Friday.


September: Feast of San Chiaffredo Crissolo.

September: European Heritage Days.

September: Bal restaurants for the heart.

October: Festival Comedia dinner theater in the room "The Baratonne."

October: Show patoisan the room "The Baratonne."

November: Concert Choir Room Roc "The Baratonne" organized for the benefit of the local group of Amnesty International.

November: Feast of Saint Chaffrey.

Early December: Ball at the Telethon in the room "The Baratonne."

December: Christmas around Animations - Installation of the crib and carried out by baratons Christmas Eve in the room "The Baratonne."


The essentials: Boscodon Abbey and Castle Picomtal (Crots), Embrun, its cathedral and its treasures, rich heritage villages of Embrun.

Durance and Serre-Ponçon allow you to practice rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hydro, water skiing, banana boat, canoeing, dinghy sailing, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, kite surfing ...

Marked mountain bike trails.

Many famous passes (Izoard Pass, Col du Galibier ..) for the bikers road.

Adventure trail Crots, the Orres ...

Mini-golf to the water of Embrun.

Waterbody Embrun for lounging.

Riding (The Orres, St. Clement ...).

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Waterskiing on Serre-Ponçon LakeSports sensations25 €Crots (5.5 km)
Rafting and river sports on the UbayeSports sensationsFrom 30 € to 35 €Le Lauzet-Ubaye (13.1 km)
Rafting in Ubay in the AlpsSports sensations38 €Le Lauzet-Ubaye (13.1 km)
Rafting on the Ubaye and in the Southern AlpsSports sensationsFrom 40 € to 65 €Méolans-Revel (16 km)
Rafting - Inflatable canoeSports sensationsFrom 34 € to 64 €Réotier (16.8 km)

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Baratier stretches along the stream of VachèresBaratier stretches along the stream of Vachères
The impetuous torrent VachèresThe impetuous torrent Vachères
The Church of St. ChaffreyThe Church of St. Chaffrey
The sundial of the church Saint-ChaffreyThe sundial of the church Saint-Chaffrey
village hall The Larchvillage hall The Larch
Flock of sheep in the 'Osselin (locality of Baratier)Flock of sheep in the 'Osselin (locality of Baratier)
The Pouzenc (2898 m) summit BaratierThe Pouzenc (2898 m) summit Baratier
Feast of St. Roch Mountain SiguretFeast of St. Roch Mountain Siguret
Baratier springBaratier spring
Baratier winterBaratier winter
View of the lake of Serre-PonçonView of the lake of Serre-Ponçon
covered market on the village squarecovered market on the village square


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French cuisine restaurantHôtel Restaurant Château La Robéyère  
BETWEEN LAKE AND MOUNTAINS - The Castle The restaurant occupies the magnificent stables Robéyère thereof, vaulted eighteenth century opens on a sun-drenched terrace rooms. The picture...
Located 2.5 km from Baratier34 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Guillestrin  
French cuisine - The small village of Guillestre Le Guillestrin hosts, lovely table with a thousand flavors ... On the way! Room while vaults - It will search a bit. The restaurant...
Located 18.2 km from Baratier26 € per person 

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Farm with 4 bedroomsChambre d'hôte La Ferme de Beauté    
Between the Parc National des Ecrins, and the Lac de Serre-Ponçons, in an unspoilt environment of many nuisances and pollution, Nathalie and Patrick welcome you in an old farmhouse...
Located 10.3 km from BaratierFrom 90 € to 120 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsNature séjours (alberga amont)    
Le Lauzet-Ubaye
At 1100 m altitude, in a small hamlet two miles from Lauzet Ubaye a house of traditional architecture of the region we offer cottages overlooking the valley and invite you to our family...
Located 12.3 km from BaratierFrom 50 € to 65 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsL'air du temps    
Maisond'hotes facing Lake Serre- Ponçon south. Ideal location for exploring the Hautes- Alpes and the sport. 04 comfortable rooms pleasant. Only small pets are allowed.
Located 13.4 km from Baratier70 € the double room 

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Apartment for 6 personsBellevue
Large apartment of character, quiet, bright and very warm, located on the classified site of the Archdiocese. Exceptional view, sheltered terrace (facing south) to the Roc d' Embrun....
Located 2.6 km from BaratierFrom 450 € to 700 € per week 
Villa for 4 personsAppartement Clair Soleil 2/4 personnes  
Villa located 5 minutes from downtown on foot, on the heights of Embrun, 800 m above sea level, offering magnificent views of the city and mountains. In any season, enjoy the garden...
Located 2.7 km from BaratierFrom 300 € to 495 € per week 
Villa for 2 personsStudio pour 2 personnes  
You will be near 5 minutes by foot from all the festive and summer attractions of the city and its lake. You can enjoy skiing, horseback riding, fishing, tennis, canoeing, etc... You...
Located 2.8 km from BaratierFrom 260 € to 390 € per week 

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200 places over 8 haCamping Rioclar***    
Your camping in the Southern Alps is here! If you like camping, camping mountain, welcome. At the heart of the Alpes de Haute Provence, Rioclar welcomes you in a mobile home, cottages,...
Located 14.6 km from BaratierFrom 18 € to 23.50 € per day 
114 places over 2,5 haSaint James Les Pins  
Realize your vacation desires at the heart of a quiet and unspoilt countryside. Come relax in our family camping. We offer a warm welcome in a relaxed atmosphere and a range of services...
Located 17.1 km from BaratierFrom 12.60 € to 15 € per day 
190 places over 5 haLa Rochette   
Deep in the French Alps, nestled near the Massif des Ecrins, on the Queyras valley border, you will discover an unspoilt and magnificent niche in a very sunny region, surrounded by...
Located 17.5 km from BaratierFrom 12.80 € to 15.50 € per day 

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Les Peupliers - Hotel in BaratierLes Peupliers     
Les Peupliers is located in Baratier, a small village near Les Orres ski resort in the Hautes-Alpes. Guests have access to the outdoor swimming pool and spa with a hot tub, sauna and...
Located in BaratierRoom from 58 €
Hôtel Les Bartavelles - Hotel in BaratierHôtel Les Bartavelles     
Just 2 km from Lake Serre-Ponçon, Hôtel Les Bartavelles sits in a 6-hectare park with outdoor swimming pool, 15 km from Les Orres Ski Resort. A hammam, sauna and spa are available,...
Located 1.4 km from BaratierRoom from 94 €
Logis Hotel Le Lac - Hotel in BaratierLogis Hotel Le Lac     
Hotel Le Lac is located in a peaceful setting, just outside the city centre. It is close to a lake that has a beach and recreational area. There is a well-being centre with a sauna,...
Located 1.7 km from BaratierRoom from 67 €

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Rock Noir & Spa
The ROCK NOIR & SPA is located on the ski slopes in the heart of the Serre Chevalier Ski Resort and 20 metres from the main ski lift. It offers access...
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