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.
EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS
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."
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
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.