Perched on its piton, Mizoën marks the gateway to the Ferrand Valley. This beautiful flower-filled village is typical of Oisans and enjoys a magnificent, panoramic view over the Lac du Chambon, the Meije, the Romanche gorges and right up to the Taillefer ridge.

This is an area of agricultural and transhumance traditions, with its bread oven, ecomuseum at Les Clôts, age-old paths dotted with oratories and inscriptions on ancient rocks.


The village offers leisure facilities, including a spacious recreation room, children’s playground and games area, together with a multitude of sports activities in the surrounding area; hiking, cycling and mountain biking, horse riding, paragliding, skiing, snowshoeing and mountaineering.

Outside the village, you are immediately in the open countryside, with paths leading up to well-known sites, such as the Emparis plateau, with its clear lakes reflecting the glaciers. For those interested in local heritage, the village, together with the hamlets of Aymes and Singuigneret, feature typical examples of local architecture.

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Tourist office

The magnificent Lake Chambon turquoise waters marks the entrance to the Valley Ferrand. This typical valley has preserved its authentic character with its three traditional villages: Besse (where you will find the tourist office), Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans and Mizoen.

Opening periods

From 18/06 to 11/07/2021
Opening hours daily between 10 am and 12 pm and between 1 pm and 4 pm.

From 12/07 to 22/08/2021, daily between 9.45 am and 5.45 pm.

From 23/08 to 12/09/2021, daily between 10 am and 4 pm.