Animals and plants
The Chartreuse enjoys a rich diversity of natural environments and wildlife. The forests are home to deer, foxes, badgers, wild boars and many other mammals, most notably the lynx.
The Regional Natural Park
The “Emerald of the Alps”, as Stendhal called it in the 19th century, became a Regional Nature Park (Parc Naturel Régional) in 1995.
Points of Interest