Tourism. Sound walks, new in 2022, to find La Ferté-Bernard in a different way

The Vacationer Workplace has formally launched its sound hikes in La Ferté-Bernard. Put in your headphones, stroll on, hear and… get carried away by the story. ©Carine ROBINAULT

It’s right here vacationer novelty of this Summer time 2022at La Ferte Bernard : of sound works within the coronary heart of the outdated city. We placed on headphones and let ourselves be carried away, as suggested by Isabelle Guillemin, the brand new President of the Vacationer Workplace 1 hour fiction journeymade by the Akken firm and the Digital Samovar firm, within the corners of the middle to find the canals and different emblematic buildings of town…

A mermaid in quest of freedom

Hardly left the backyard of the workplace, Place de la Lice, the quantity turned up within the headphones, we’re made to leap… It is not round us, it is within the headphones, these sounds of engines and horns. Digital then, however asking the vacationer to be “actual” cautious this time when crossing the road to succeed in the fountain of the place Carnot, proper in entrance of the Marais restaurant.

Right here we’re positioned on the foot of mentioned effectively. As we ponder the granite obelisks that adorn it, we be taught that it’s fed by a spring with the identify The Cougere.

One of the first stops is the one at the end of the Allée du Château to discover, among other things, the Rotunda.
One of many first stops is the one on the finish of the Allée du Château to find, amongst different issues, the Rotunda. ©Carine ROBINAULT

This water, spewed by lion heads and inflicting splashes, is way from uncomfortable given the warmth it causes.

Even much less when the little drop of water that has been asking us to ship it for a couple of minutes – a siren caught in actuality – invitations us to dip our hand in it.

She complies earlier than asking us to wipe ourselves on our garments. Let’s go, right here we’re embarked within the metropolis, with this droplet as a companion…

A geolocation system

And with out a digital interface, since it’s we who, relying on our actions, set off the sound content material, because of a system of geolocation. Good!

Movies: presently on Actu

We’ll meet once more at Rue Delaborde, this time in the wrong way. Then we go in the direction of the alley of the fortress to ponder the rotunda that’s on the different finish. After admiring the stays of the city’s fortress, now privately owned, it is time to head to the Carnot Gallery.

Lastly, to method him, the narrator invitations us to cross the Cour du Pavillon to succeed in the backyard of the Hôtel Courtin de Torsay.

La Velue is a part of historical past

Then we’re requested to attempt to open the door of the outdated glass greenhouse, this time to assist a botanist in love. Useless. It is locked as at all times…

A brand new rescue later, right here we’re on a picket footbridge, crossing the Huisne to succeed in the Porte Saint-Julien.

However on the peak of faculty a wedding. Visitors. Just a little boy and… a bushy lady. The well-known legendary monster that lived on the banks of the Huisne and devastated the herds but additionally devoured the inhabitants, and ideally younger ladies and youngsters…

At the foot of the Notre-Dame-des-Marais church, the flood of June 21, 1889 is carved in stone.
On the foot of the Notre-Dame-des-Marais church, the flood of June 21, 1889 is carved in stone. ©Carine ROBINAULT

Lime gratouilles…

Brrr. It is time to go, after this passage that is chilly on the again. Go to Rue d’Huisne! On the entrance to the Cour de la Chaussumerie, we’re invited to get up the lime burner. A number of scratches on our ft later, the unfriendly man tells us to go our separate methods.

Pushed on the small mail we now have but to find the majestic Notre-Dame-des-Marais. After going across the church, the voice invitations us to take a seat all the way down to ponder it earlier than setting off to find the half-timbered homes of rue Carnot. One among them is without doubt one of the oldest homes in Little Venice of the West.

The stroll then continues within the backyard of the youth space, on the foot of the group backyard and the guide field, earlier than taking the route of the tip of the stroll, which can delight the little ones because of the completely different characters they’ll meet. , but additionally the large ones, for the heritage and historic particulars. We’re then six minutes from the tip of the story. What we do not wish to reveal right here…

Sound hikes from the La Ferté-Bernard vacationer workplace, all 12 months spherical throughout opening hours. Costs: €8 (adults) – €4 (youngsters as much as 14 years outdated). Advisable minimal age: 8 years. Guide: 02 43 71 21 21 or on, “Guide our actions” part

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