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Over the fountains

'The municipality of Villar d'Arène is built on a land crossed by several streams. The first inhabitants were created catchments and pipelines.
seven fountains feed the village'.

 

The 7 fountains that feed the village are named : 'Fontjirle', 'Fonton', 'Du Four', 'De la cime', 'De la forge', 'De la place' et 'Lavoir St Martin'.

'Depending on their location, and use, they have got different forms and depths: wash-houses, fountains low to feed the garden or give to the animals, high basins for domestic use.'
Heritage signage 'over the water' and a plan - created by the Enseignes of Villar d'Arène - to guide you.'

Source: Madame Martine Albert of the Vannoir of Villar d 'Arène

 

Overtures :

All year round, daily.


Villar d'Arène
05480 Villar d'Arène

 

Phone : 04 76 79 90 05

Association Les Enseignes de Villar d'Arène

Preservation and development of commercial activity in the geographical location of Villar d'Arene Country from la Meije; small mountain village located at 1650 m.height on the pass road Lautaret, at the entrance of the Ecrins National Park.
White paradise on Winter, greenery jewel during Summer.
Traditions and authenticity!

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Guest House Hotel Les Melezes

Villar d'Arène

04 76 79 90 59

06 79 89 21 40

Guest House Hotel Les Melezes

In a high alpine village in the heart of the Ecrins National Park, the cottage is open all year. We welcome you in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

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Guided tours over the fountains of Villar d'Arène

Villar d'Arène

06 07 99 07 68

06 80 61 15 59

Guided tours over the fountains of Villar d'Arène

Come and discover the history of the village, its fountains and its peculiarities

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