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
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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.
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