From Mysteries to Legends
In the Alps, the Unexpected Comingles with the Infinite
Explore an extraordinary spiritual heritage along the Route des Bréas and in the Chapelle Notre-Dame des Fontaines in La Brigue. Its fresco-covered walls are radiant in daylight. Next, it’s time to discover some 100% natural curiosities. The Fontaine Pétrifiante fountain in Réotier looks like a dragon spitting water. The Pénitents des Mées rock formation majestically stands like hooded monks at a height of 100 metres. The Jardin de l’Apothicaire garden in Colmars-les-Alpes gives you a chance to smell the fragrant flowers and the healing, aromatic plants of Le Haut-Verdon before you leave solid ground. Departing from Puget-Théniers, overlook perched villages by train for an outing on the legendary Train des Pignes. Finish with your head in the stars at the Musée du Soleil in Saint-Véran.