Colorado Provençal

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Discover the vibrant hues of the ochreous mountainsides firsthand along short walking trails in Rustrel’s Colorado Provençal. The savage landscape of red-ochre sand has extraordinary rock formations, like the fiery upright Cheminée de Fée (Fairy Chimney). It was part of a quarry where ochre was mined from the 1880s until 1956.