Four Banal, les Hodouls

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Bread oven in Saint-Crépin
  • Fountains and bread ovens were once indispensable elements of daily life. Today they are part of our vernacular heritage and allow us to better understand the life of our ancestors.

  • Bread ovens are an essential component of rural life in the mountains, just like the fountain. Water and bread: a very frugal daily food base that was still relevant at the beginning of the 20th century. Each hamlet had its own oven. Bread was baked to preserve it for days, even weeks. Nothing to do with our current baguettes...
  • Environment
    • Mountain view