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In Corrèze and Nouvelle-Aquitaine, tourism performs the Tèrra Aventura card

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Tèrra Aventura is a bit like grandmother’s jam. As soon as you set your finger within the pot, you possibly can’t assist however style it.
Saturday, October 15, in Uzerche, there have been practically 200 followers of the applying, piloted by the New-Aquitaine Regional Tourism Committee, to have a good time the tenth anniversary of this geocaching idea.

What’s Terra Aventura? It’s a free treasure hunt software combining walks and heritage discoveries. There are at the moment 550 everlasting routes in New Aquitaine. The participant’s goal on every course is to discover a ultimate cache hidden in nature or within the coronary heart of cities and villages, which can enable him to validate his course. To entry it, he must resolve puzzles posed by the Poï’Z, small emblematic characters of the sport, to discover a treasure made up of badges to gather. Since its creation, Tèrra Aventura has attracted greater than 8 million gamers.

A hit in Corrèze The applying is a success in Corrèze with 165,000 gamers in 2021, 76% of whom come from an exterior division. 56 routes, together with two new ones to open in 2022 – Ségur-le-Château and Espagnac (by bike) – are provided to fanatics. Pompadour, Brive, Vigeois (evening course), Uzerche and the “Plateau de Mille Bornes” course, a highway journey on the Millevaches plateau from Lestards, are among the many High 5 hottest programs in Corrèze in 2022 .

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From this Saturday, October 15 and till November 6 inclusive, an ephemeral course of three.5 km to be accomplished in 2 hours, is obtainable in Ussac. The riddle to be solved is “The place the water was…Zamela”.

They’re fanatics! Discoveries because of Tèrra aventura, the Steiner household from Uzerche, alias the “Trouvetou”, have made many discoveries since 2014. “It is very nice for the youngsters who’ve a reward on the finish of the course”, notes Pauline, the mom.

The Steiner household traveled throughout Limousin seeking the well-known badges.
In eight years, Corréziens have traveled throughout Limousin seeking badges to gather. “I feel we did all the present routes. I did them pregnant, with infants. We even went on trip in Creuse for 2 years on goal”, admits Pauline.

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With household and pals

An enthusiasm for Tèrra Aventura that the Steiners share with their household and pals. “It punctuates our weekends and our holidays. We’re ready for routes to develop within the Landes and the Basque Nation to get us there”.
If this treasure hunt primarily impacts households, it’s also obtainable between pals. Like Paulette and Agnès, two retirees from Pompadour in Corrèze who fell into the Tèrra Aventura pot “4-5 years in the past. A little bit by likelihood once they found a brochure on the Pompadour vacationer workplace”.A tenth anniversary punctuated by occasions on the Papeterie d’Uzerche.

And off they went to find the heritage and historical past of villages “whose names we did not even know”. From Corrèze to Haute-Vienne, from Creuse to Dordogne by way of Gironde, the 2 girlfriends set off for a day of discovery full with a picnic or a restaurant.
“Now we have carried out 259 programs thus far. Now I feel we are going to set up ourselves to go slightly additional and spend a number of nights there”, admits Paulette.

Frederic Rabiller

Photographs Agnes Gaudin

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