City Baratier Department Hautes-Alpes

City hall - Baratier

Place du Village
05200 Baratier

Tel. : + 33 (0) 4 92 43 25 86
Fax : + 33 (0) 4 92 43 25 86


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Baratier - is one of the ancient cities of the administrative area of the Provence — Alpes — Côte d’Azur region, Department Hautes-Alpes, with an exciting millennium history. The city that has not lost its way over time, and has found its place under the sun to shine today in its entire splendor.

Emblem of the city

Baratier

Emblem department

Department Hautes-Alpes

The ancient village of Baratier is located in the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur in the department of Hautes-Alpes. It is a member of the community of communes of l'Embrunais (8 communes are the members of it).
 
Baratier is situated in a very picturesque place: on the one hand there is Serre-Ponçon, one of the largest reservoirs in Western Europe, actually flooded area of ​​the gorge of Durance, on the other hand - the highlight of the village Mountain Pouzenc (Mont Pouzenc), one of the main peaks of the Hautes-Alpes. Its height is 2898 meters. Tourists and mountaineers began to conquer it in the XIX century. The very same village stands on the banks of the raging Vachères River.
 
Embrun, Les Orres and Crévoux, the popular ski resorts are in the immediate vicinity of Baratier. Therefore, many winter sports enthusiasts stay in Baratier to be closer to the mountain slopes. In spite of the background of modern ski resorts with good infrastructure, the village was able to keep its old face and identity.
 
«Poor but proud and good heart» (Pauvres mais fiers et bon coeur) – it's the motto of modern living Baratier village. It reveals some of the village’s traits. Locals can offer you their warmth and friendliness. They are sacred with honor their traditions and customs, skilfully perpetuate local folklore. A wealth of the village is in its furious pace of life: festivals, concerts, parties, shows, interesting exhibitions and excursions are held here throughout the year!
Area:
Baratier - 15.99 km2

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