Association - Animation et la rénovation du four de Villar d'Arène
'Lo Po Bulli'
Villar d'Arene has preserved a very old tradition of 'Pain Boulli' (Boiled Bred) made of rye flour and water.
Currently, people share this moment of respect for tradition and conviviality during its manufacture, the third weekend of November (even TV journalist came to make a documentary-film about this tradition).Guided tours are organized by the Association of the Villar d'Arène's old Community Oven,to transmit a testimony to this life of the past. A film 'Alpine Village' made in 1958 is also presented durind the visit.(Marcel Maget, an anthropologist wrote a thesis about the 'Po Boulli').
Currently, people share this moment of respect for tradition and conviviality during its manufacture the third weekend in November.
Guided tours are organized by the Association to transmit a testimony of this former life. A film 'Alpine Village' shot in 1958 is then showing. (Marcel Maget, an anthropologist wrote a thesis on 'Po Boulli')
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Visite commentée du Moulin à grains de Villar d'Arène
Old water mill from 1838, museum of life and traditional crafts in the high altitude villages.
Visit the mill village that became a true eco-museum of the life of the Faranchins ( Villar d'Arene's habitant ) . It's a very nice building dating from the early eighteenth century. You will see an extraordinary amount of tools and objects representative of the past.