A cultural label for the territory

The Ministry of Culture awards "City and Country of Art and History" label to local authorities engaged in the animation and enhancement of their architecture and heritage. Learn more

"Heritage" must be understood in its broadest acceptance: architectural heritage, natural, industrial, maritime..., memory of the inhabitants...

The Art and history in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes - website offers you to discover hundreds of heritage resources of territories located in the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region and also labeled.

The territory of the Abondance valley has the "Country of Art and History " label since 2003. The animation of this local policy of conservation, valorization and mediation of heritage is ensured by the community of communes.
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Since June 2017, a work of study of the heritages as well as actors of the cultural action in presence on the whole territory is in progress. The objective is to get the extension of the label to all of the territory by the end of the year 2018.
Actions carried out from 2003 to 2013
Art and History Country convention for the Abondance valley (2014)

Country of Art and History of the Abondance valley
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