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Le village des Étoiles (Astronomy / Planetarium)
Interpretation Centre

Le village des Étoiles (Astronomy / Planetarium)

Located in the heart of Valromey, the Village des Étoiles is designed to introduce astronomy to as many people as possible.

Whatever your age or level of knowledge, just come with your curiosity and the desire to know more about the mysteries of our Universe!

The proposed animations:
-Observation of the Sun (2h)
-Observation at "600 (2h)
-Discovery" evening (2h30)

The Village des Étoiles has a magnificent fixed planetarium with a capacity of 30 places. Equipped with a 360° digital projector, it allows you to discover the starry sky in real time. The session also includes the projection of a 360° film.
Selection of films :
-Polaris , the space submarine and the mystery of the polar night. From 6 years old.
-Lucia, the secret of shooting stars. From 6 years old.
-Cosmix, the space adventure. For the youngest, from 3 years old.
-Water, a cosmic adventure. From 8 years old.
-Astronomy at its best. From 8 years old.
First session : 2pm
Second Session: 4:00 pm

The "custom-made" animations:
Wedding, cousinhood, birthday: animations will be proposed especially for your family party.

We can welcome you at the Village des Étoiles located in Ruffieu (01-Ain) for a private party.

We also move with our inflatable dome (to be installed indoors in a large room), our Cosmic'Mobile and our telescopes in the Rhône Alpes and beyond!

The Village des Étoiles is also labeled "School of Astronomy" by the French Association of Astronomy (AFA). It is the only school of its kind in the Ain department. Courses for children and adults are also offered.

Open period

All year round, daily.


Animations :
15 € for the + of 12 years old.
10 € for children from 6 to 12 years old.
Free for children under 6 years old.

Planetarium (1h session):
7 € for the + of 12 years old.
5 € for children from 6 to 12 years old.
Free for children under 6 years old.


  • Pets welcome

Adapted tourism

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site

Spoken languages

  • French

Le village des Étoiles 95 route du Col de Valorse 01260 Ruffieu Show / Hide location