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Barrême and Moriez

​Barrême

Barrême has long been the centre of local trade, craft activities with several important fairs. Despite the former appearance of the houses, the village underwent deep transformations: well houses, including that of the Tartanson notary who welcomed Napoleon on his return from Elba, in 1815, have been clipped by successive alignments. Overlooking the village, the Chapel is dedicated to St. John. Barrême gave its name to a subdivision in the classification of geological strata, the barremian, one of the floors of the Cretaceous.

Moriez

The small village of Moriez once had one of the four salt sources of the Department; they were a real wealth for the population, which extensively used salt as a means of conservation, this source was not gushing. She left the Jurassic field in a well of a few meters, the level of Gévaudan.
  • Parish Church
It dates back to the 15th century and is dedicated to saint Barthélemy. In addition to a beautiful altarpiece in carved and gilded wood from the 17th century with his painting, gift of the Rosary, the Church houses the oldest known François Mimault, canvas in 1609 at the beginning of his stay in Draguignan. Sainte Madeleine surrounded by saint Bartholomew and saint Patrice.
hiking. Walkers will find the village a cottage. Two walks through Moriez. One will of Saint-André in Moriez, take it near the Church (3 hours return), and the other of Saint-André at the neck of the Robines (2 h 40).
 

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