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Village de Brantes
After exploring D136 and crossing the bridge, it will only be a few meters before you are there. The stone wash-house located on the curve is a reminder of how hard it has always been to obtain water in these mountain areas.
Park your vehicle in the lot below and go explore the narrow cobbled streets that crisscross the village.
As you wander the streets, you will discover many vaulted passageways that lend character to this mountain village. Let yourself be captivated by the impressive panorama of the valley and Mont Ventoux.
In the middle of the village, the former Chapel of the Penitents hosts to annual and local exhibitions. Below, St. Sidonius church, with its wall paintings from the 19th century, and its furniture, is worth a visit.
Check out the craftsmen who make Brantes a village that preserves its authenticity.
The medieval castle, now in ruins, overlooks the village.
You can visit both the Saint-Roch Chapel and the St. John the Baptist Chapel outside the town, and explore the botanical paths, maps of which are available at local merchants.
In the Chapel of the Penitents, look for the phantom bookseller... Whatever happens, his books await you, and a collection box lets you to pay for your purchases in the simplest way there is!
NOT TO BE MISSED
The town gets decked out in its Christmas finery every two years (odd years) in December for “Brantes dans les Étoiles (Brantes in the Stars )” In the course of a week, the locals welcome artists and craftsmen, and open their doors to share the magic of Christmas. On the agenda: light displays, demonstrations, tastings, ...