The village is built high on a promontory overlooking the lake and is centred around it's sixteenth century church. The old village has some lovely houses and pretty public squares.
There are only around 100 permanant residents but the numbers swell considerably in the season.
There are cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy local dishes on their terraces against the fabulous backdrop of the lake and mountains together with some gift and craft shops selling local produce.
The village also has a local supermarket and tourist information centre
A vivid turquoise colour, the Lac is 14km long and 2km wide. It was formed in 1973 following the building of the barrage at the southern end to provide drinking water for the cities to the south. The Lac now provides a magnificent venue for a variety of activities on and around it, these include:
Boat Hire – Pedalos, canoes, electric boat hire, Windsurfing