Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort, the city to the thirteen fountains ...
The traveler discovers the beautiful foothills of the Cevennes circus where niche Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort: magical, gateway to the Cévennes, a crossroads between the country chestnut trees and vines.
Crossed by the waters of Vidourle - capricious coastal river - the city to the thirteen fountains sundials and 20 saw mills thrive, tanneries, draperies, manufacturers of clogs ... Now controlled by three dams clipping, its gigantic floods (the Vidourlades) do more than threaten the peace of cigalois. Pastor stayed to develop its research and try to save the silk industry of the disease that decimated the silkworm: pebrine.
The Silk Museum is a reminder of the fascinating history of the silk to Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort.