Forests

Forest matte 

The Forêt de la Matte (La Matta) is a vast forest of Scots pines.
From time immemorial it has been of concern to the Kings of Aragorn, of Majorca, and later of France.

It was wood from the Scots pines in the Forêt de la Matte that was used for the masts of the fleet of Louis XIV, and as building and roofing timber to construct the Mont-Louis Fortress. Recently and particularly over the past few years the Forêt de la Matte has been extensively damaged due to falling snow and violent winds, such windstorm Klaus in 2009.

  • forêt de la matte les angles