Itinerary 11 Sentier des contes : Brother Hippolyte in turmoil
On this route follow in the footsteps of Brother Hippolyte, a monk herbalist who helps the sick. Where will the next call for help take him?
- Itinerary accessible to people with reduced mobility
- 1 day - 86 km - to be done by car
Le Sentier des contes est accessibles durant la crise sanitaire du Covid-19
"Two very different silhouettes, slightly curved in the rain, each perched on a donkey, appeared at the bend in the road in view of Curbans. Built on a slope, the village dominated the durance plain. Brother Hippolyte, a monk of Saint Jerome in his fifties, and his novice were returning from Gap where they had visited the bishop... »
In the land of talking rocks... You have a few hours of freedom ahead of you? Escape to the Land of Talking Rocks. A treasure hunt will lead you in the footsteps of the Templars, brigands and other medieval sorcerers.
A wide choice of 8 car and walking routes as well as an exclusively pedestrian route (3 days) will transport you from village to village in the medieval universe of the Hautes Terres de Provence. So many playful and captivating intrigues that will enchant the whole family. Equipped with your magic booklet (an interactive comic strip), you will have to go in search of sound terminals hidden in reproductions of rocks. To find out the episode told, followed by the riddle to be solved, all you have to do is apply the seal reproduced on the back of the comic strip to the rock: it will immediately start talking to you! Each stopover is a pretext for new wonders: ruin, waterfall, medieval bridge, legend?
To take part, it's very simple, just get a magic booklet. Miscellaneous information: For the whole family, count between 6 and 10 am, over 1 or 2 days depending on the adventure chosen.
From 15/03 to 01/12.
Adult: 10 € (per booklet)
Child: 10 € (per booklet).
Buy the booklet in the Sisteron, Laragne-Montéglin and Gap Tourist Office.