Because of the nature of its subsoil, La Romanette is supposed to create a micro-climate. Its limestone rocks accumulates warmth and returns it later. It seems that it creates a column of warm air which forces clouds to turn on each side... Unfortunately not always obvious!more
« La Romanette » is the hill above the village towards North-East. Its name comes from the Roman camp which was on its top. It dominates the valleys of the Chiers (Belgian border, North-East) and of the Othain (South-West) by some 100 metres. Because of this, it has always been considered as a strategic point and a fort of the Maginot line was...more
the upper sign is quite easy to understand: it means you probably are in othe; the difficult to interpretate is the second one: what does that 40 means? looking at people driving around it's not the maximum speed, neither in km/h nor in m/h... it's also difficult to believe is half the maximum speed.... maybe it's just the square root of the...more
this is a village as they never exist anymore: you can leave the doors of your car wide open (expecially if edible boletus need to be kept fresh ;-)...), you can have real relax, enjoy the company of so friendly people and with those which seem only simple ingredients, get an unforgettable sunday...more
well... it's midday and you may think "just a few minutes that I've got 800 km to drive"... 6 hours later you'll probably still be in othe...
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Fun Alternatives: simply DON'T go!
trying to reach othe you can find yourself driving on a field following the GPS arrow... anyway, while you're lost in the country you can find nice ancient cemetry, beautiful landscapes.....
.Français: Othe est un petit village niché au fin fond de la Lorraine. Tout y parait paisible... On y a même pas entendu la 2CV de François !English:Othe is a quaint little village cradled in the Lorraine hills. It is a very tranquil place, unless Francois is driving around in his noisy 2CV! ;)(Got this translation from a good friend).more
. FRANÇAIS: Mais où se trouve donc Othe me direz-vous...Alors regardez la carte, et si vous avez la Michelin No 241 ce sera encore plus simple qu'avec le GPS ! ;-). ENGLISH: But where is Othe then ?With the Michelin #241, it will certainly be easy to find your way, even without GPS ! ;-)more