Valgaudemar is high mountains peaking at around 3,500 metres with the most famous Olan and Gioberney, whereas Champsaur is a farming area with bocages. The farming activity is paced by the seasons and there are many local festivals and culinary specialities like tourons and “donkey ears”.
Not far, walking enthusiasts take the road leading to the Col du Noyer to discover the Dévoluy range and its vast, natural land bathed in light. The area abounds with natural treasures. It is also home to the Bure plateau, where one of the world’s most important astronomical observatories is operated by the IRAM.