Walks and Hikes

Vaucluse and Luberon in Provence is a paradise for hikers and visitors with a high concentration of "Most Beautiful Villages of France" and more than 3000 km of trails.

Single couple or family trip to discover its beautiful villages, its varied landscapes Provencal colors of ocher, with scents of lavender, the beauty of famous vineyards and magical places.

This list, very far from being exhaustive, offers a few walks or everyone will find happiness according to his desires and shape.

  • Avignon - circuit popes

    Avignon - circuit popes

    (17 km - 18 mn)
    Avignon

    Avignon, city of the poes in Provence Thème : Sciences and discovery Départ : Avignon Durée : 6 jours Voir ce circuit With its bridge, famous the world over in the beloved children's song, the Palace of the Popes, testimony to its prestigious past as Capital of Christianity in the Middle Ages, Avignon offers grandiose architecture, ranked among UNESCO's World Heritage. The Avignon theatre festival in the ... - See more at: http://en.infotourisme.net/tourism/avignon#sthash.cnE8AdDv.dpuf

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  • Les Dentelles de Montmirail

    Les Dentelles de Montmirail

    (21 km - 22 mn)
    Suzette

    Carte

    Following the paths that wind through the rows of vines, this tour takes you to the foot of the rocky ridges of the Dentelles, finely chiseled on background sky of Provence, with a backdrop of Mount Ventoux.

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  • Oppéde le Vieux, ride in the Luberon

    Oppéde le Vieux, ride in the Luberon

    (34 km - 32 mn)
    84580 Oppéde le Vieux

    Oppède Le Vieux is a magnificent little hill-top village. Built high on a rocky outcrop and surrounded by lush vegetation, thick forests and rocks form a striking backdrop.

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  • Ménerbes

    Ménerbes

    (32 km - 39 mn)
    Ménerbes
    http://www.provenceweb.fr/e/vaucluse/menerbes/menerbes.htm

    Carte

    This superb little village in the Luberon is considered one of the finest in France. Built on a hill, it is surrounded by magnificent countryside. When visiting Ménerbes you will notice that its rich historic past has been well-preserved. The Dolmen de la Pichouno (unique to the Vaucluse) shows that Ménerbes has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Archeological excavations have uncovered the remains of villas and an ancient cemetery dating back to Roman times.

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  • Lacoste, Castle of the Marquis de Sade

    Lacoste, Castle of the Marquis de Sade

    (34 km - 39 mn)
    Lacoste

    Carte

    The French Revolution was hard on châteaux, and the ancestral home of the Marquis de Sade in Provence was no exception. The castle that rose precipitously from its rocky promontory overlooking a valley of the Lubéron suffered at the hands of the citizens of Lacoste, who destroyed the hilltop castle and then used it to quarry stone for building the village below. Gravity was on their side as they tumbled the blocks downhill.

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  • Mine de Bruoux - Gargas

    Mine de Bruoux - Gargas

    Mine de Bruoux - Gargas
    (44 km - 45 mn)
    Route de Croagnes 84400 GARGAS

    04 90 06 22 59
    http://www.minesdebruoux.fr/ukaccueil.html

    The majestic site of the mines de Bruoux combines natural and historical resources; it is the witness of the close relationship between the man and the ochre. An underground journey. Tour 650m of galeries, as high as 15m in the midst of an underground grid of more than 40km. Average temperature in the galeries : 10°C

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  • Sault, The path Lavender

    Sault, The path Lavender

    (49 km - 50 mn)
    Sault

    Sault is an old fortified village perched along the top of a high ridge overlooking a wide valley, with large lavender fields spread out below to the south and west. A long multi-arched road bridge crosses the tiny La Croc stream below, past the southeast end of the village. Along with the ancient buildings lining the high ridge are the remains of a huge feudal castle.

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  • The Nesque Canyon

    The Nesque Canyon

    (49 km - 50 mn)

    After the Verdon canyon, the one of the Nesque is the most spectacular of Provence. This wild and grandiose canyon can be discovered from the corbelled touristic road between Villes-sur-Auzon and Monieux, in which tunnels and belvederes punctuate a flabbergasting itinerary. If you take this touristic road you’ll understand why the Nesque canyon is classified a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.

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  • Les Gorges du Toulourenc

    Les Gorges du Toulourenc

    (54 km - 56 mn)

    http://www.mikepadgett.com/walking/gorges-du-toulourenc/

    Upriver on the Toulourenc in the shadow of the Mont Ventoux and then back by the vertiginous slopes of the GR91.

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  • Les Calanques de Cassis

    Les Calanques de Cassis

    (138 km - 1h25)
    Calanque d'En-vau
    CASSIS

    Carte

    Majestic cliffs, sea as far as the eye can see, exceptional flora and fauna all contribute to the dream scenery of the Parc National des Calanques. This site, unique in the world, allows nature lovers to make the most of a wide range of activities. Underwater taking a dive, on the water on a boat trip, or even by land along the hiking paths, the Calanques invite you to explore and discover.

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  • Les Cascades du Sautadet

    Les Cascades du Sautadet

    (55 km - 1h07)

    Situées dans le département du Gard, les cascades du Sautadet sont une série de chutes d'eau d'un niveau progressif de 15 mères et de rapides situés sur le cours de la Cèze, à hauteur de la commune de la Roque-sur-Cèze.

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  • L'Abbaye de Silvacane

    L'Abbaye de Silvacane

    L'Abbaye de Silvacane
    (60 km - 48 mn)
    RD 561, 13640 La Roque-d'Anthéron

    http://www.marvellous-provence.com/

    Set in a peaceful wooded area by the river on the edge of La Roque d'Anthéron, the lovely mediaeval Cistercian Abbaye de Silvacane is one of Provence's best kept secrets. The Cistercian order started life in Cîteaux in Burgundy in the early 12th century. It was a splinter group from the Benedictines, which the founders thought had become too wealthy and worldly.

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