"O'2 velours" family trail

Family trail: O’ de velours

A fun way to discover the town and its history with your family or friends!

The incredible adventure of the O' de Velours family, otherwise known as the Velvet Water family

With Amélie and Pierre, Paul and Sophie's grandparents, embark on an adventure into the medieval district for a walk lasting approximately one to one-and-a-half hours. Their cat Sorcier (Sorcerer) discovered a magic source in the woods. The family drank the water, and as a result, they have been immortal since the 13th century! Don't forget to search for the cat hidden along the trail.

Did you know?

Learn all about the history of La Roche-Posay, from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the thermal spa activity. For example, La Roche-Posay's thermal water is drawn out of the ground at 13°C! Did you know the town was once completely surrounded by ramparts? Once upon a time, before the bridge was built, there was a ferry for crossing the Creuse river! There was also a Cisterican abbey until the French Revolution! The keep of La Roche-Posay is 25 metres high!

Ask for a brochure at the Tourist Information Centre and talk a walk through time.