We visited several traboules as part of a walking tour and were made aware of their usefulness in times past.
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Yeah! It is that real. And yes, it really happened. We today tend to gloss over the traboules and think of them only in the more ancient times. But, in our grandfather's day these were the hideouts and conduits of the Maquis and the other...More
at the tourist office they have a map on which the traboules are indicated. sometimes difficult to find (but that makes it even more interesting).
The Traboules are a great way to see how the early merchants travelled around the city. Behind huge decorated doors are alleyways leading to other parts of the city. This made it easier for people to go between different shops to sell their wares.
Beautiful passage ways full of history that open up into impressive courtyards. Old rich merchant families used to inhabit these houses, and they converted them into works of art. Press the service button of one of the streets in rue du boeuf and you'll end...More
These are stair cases in buildings in the old town. They take you from one street to another through the buildings, get a map at the tourist office and follow it.
Tucked away and cool in the heat! The history is written on the walls of the buildings....Luckily I was with a friend who knew where they all were