The king of the forests then seemed to be well rooted in these lands as he gave his name to the place.
As true sentinels of the landscape, some trees have survived through the centuries. A landmark for those who move, a remarkable tree often has sacred, magical or medicinal virtues. As you continue on your way to the next stop, you will come across the branches of a large tree sitting on a small nipple: the Big Lime Tree of Braffe greets you well. 400 years old, it houses a small chapel dedicated to Notre-Dame des champs in the hollow of its trunk. Already impressive in 1745, he offered his shadow to the wounded of the Battle of Fontenoy.