Things to see and do - Roussillon
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Nature and gardens
The two trails are signposted (yellow or red depending on their length) and marked with signs that help to identify the particular flora in these ochre hills (holm and white oaks, juniper bushes, etc) and to explore the amazing landscapes formed by t..
Architecture, castles and historic districts
pl. de la Poste
The best way to discover the village of Roussillon is to arrive at dusk when the oblique rays of the sun light up the ochre-painted houses. The sight is grandiose. Starting on the left of the Tourist Office, follow rue des Bourgades then ruelle de l'..
Museums and art
This conservatoire is housed in the Mathieu factory, where ochre extracted from nearby quarries used to be processed. It explains the manufacturing process of the pigment used in paints and colourwashes: kneading to get rid of as much sand as possibl..