in a sunny position protected from the wind.
Torgnon is an ancient district stretching over numerous hamlets that still retain features of Alpine architecture, on the right mountain slope of the Marmore River, 1,489 metres above sea level.
The favourable exposure to the sun and the local climate make this town a salubrious district that is much frequented by holiday makers.
The parish church dedicated to San Martino preserves an interesting, carved wooden pulpit and an important, wooden cross.
Agriculture and livestock represented and continue to represent a rich source of income.
Tourism activities are quickly increasing, which can avail of the great level of facilities on offer, and are capable of welcoming a flow of constant holiday makers all year round.
From the nearby Colle di Saint-Pantaléon there is a spectacular view over all of Valtournenche, the Grandes Murailles, Cervino, to the Breithon glacier to one side, while on the other you can see a large section of the central valley.
From Colle you can descend by crossing the vast, sunny valley and arrive to the towns of Saint-Denis and Chambave.
During the summer you can take some interesting excursions, routes on mountain bike or on horseback. It is not difficult, as you walk the highest paths, to encounter chamois, mountain goats and marmots and find Edelweiss.
The district of Chantorné at 1,765 metres, in a beautiful pine grove, offers an equipped picnic area.
The ski resort is fairly large, with over 20 kilometres of pistes with a telecabin, a ski lift, 2 chairlifts and 2 ski lifts in the Winter Park, which reach up to 2,100 metres above sea level, therefore also meeting the needs of more demanding skiers.
The cross-country ski tracks allow you to choose routes of various length, from 2 to 30 kilometres, one of the longest and most picturesque in the valley; they pass through thriving, conifer woodland and lead to some very beautiful areas, from where you can appreciate Cervino in all its magnificence.
You can also go skating, play tennis and bowls or learn some of the traditional, Valdostane sports such as "palet".