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distance 6.3mi Vertical gain +341ft Vertical drop -348ft Durée 3h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Avignon - 84 - Vaucluse

A very easy walk. The first part up to the dam, very pleasant and shady. There's not shade on second part until you arrive, so wear hats in sunny weather.
Numerous birds and in particular grey herons, cormorants, swans etc. are visible near the water and on the banks of the Rhone.

Walking The cliffs of Montagné ( Download : )
distance 4.12mi Vertical gain +587ft Vertical drop -627ft Durée 2h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Pujaut - 30 - Gard

A short, easy walk for a family outing. In good weather you can see the parachutists jump over the Pujaut aerodrome.

Walking The island of Oiselet ( Download : )
distance 6.72mi Vertical gain +30ft Vertical drop -30ft Durée 3h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Sorgues - 84 - Vaucluse

A family-friendly walk exploring the Island of Oiselet and the banks of the Rhône.

In the garrigue around Rochefort-du-Gard
distance 10.54mi Vertical gain +614ft Vertical drop -610ft Durée 5h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Rochefort-du-Gard - 30 - Gard

Discovering Rochefort-du-Gard and its religious heritage, then diving into the green oak trees, which make up a large part of the surrounding vegetation, for some solitude.

distance 10.35mi Vertical gain +751ft Vertical drop -735ft Durée 5h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Tarascon - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A peaceful countryside walk, ideal for relaxation.

Walking La Montagnette ( Download : )
distance 8.82mi Vertical gain +577ft Vertical drop -574ft Durée 4h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Tarascon - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A walk in the hills of La Montagnette, setting out from Saint Michel de Frigolet abbey.

Walking The Capitelles of Aramon ( Download : )
The Capitelles of Aramon
distance 5.46mi Vertical gain +538ft Vertical drop -531ft Durée 3h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Aramon - 30 - Gard

In Aramon, a village along the Rhone near Avignon, the capitelles trail takes you around a couple of these shelters created by the shepherds and farmers.

Walking Walk in the Alpilles ( Download : )
distance 9.52mi Vertical gain +1017ft Vertical drop -988ft Durée 5h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

Starting from Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, a beautiful walk along large, clearly-marked, shady trails. Beautiful viewpoints over the Alpilles, the village and the château des Baux-de-Provence.
The fragrant plants of the South and also pines and even cedars.

distance 4.3mi Vertical gain +781ft Vertical drop -768ft Durée 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

At the heart of the Alpilles Regional Nature Reserve, a small easy hike on good paths. The route takes you to the picturesque Rock with Two Holes painted by Van Gogh during his stay in Saint-Paul de Mausole from May 1889 to May 1890. It offers vast panoramic views over the two slopes of the Alpilles. To the south, in clear weather the view stretches to the Mediterranean, to the north over the Montagnette, the Gard, the Mont Ventoux, etc.

Walking The Alpilles ridge ( Download : )
distance 9.62mi Vertical gain +1677ft Vertical drop -1686ft Durée 5h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

Nice walk between the wild and steep ridge of the Alpilles and the plains of Romanin.

Glanum and the Alpilles ridges
distance 4.8mi Vertical gain +843ft Vertical drop -843ft Durée 2h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

Starting from the site of the Antiques de Glanum, a beautiful climb in the valley of Saint Clerg, which serves as a botanical trail, up to the ridges and back down to Lake Peiroou or Peirou, on the IGN map.

N.B.!: the short technical part with cables and some metal steps fixed into the rock that allows you to cross the rock above Lake Peiroou has been temporarily closed for safety reasons.

The Lombards trail via the ridge
distance 4.71mi Vertical gain +584ft Vertical drop -597ft Durée 2h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A ridge walk starting off the beaten track, with views over the south of the Alpilles. A climb through an almost untouched valley to join the ridge trail, offering panoramic views of the north.

The Watchtower by the North Slope in Les Baux-de-Provence
distance 4.99mi Vertical gain +676ft Vertical drop -676ft Durée 2h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Les Baux-de-Provence - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A circuit on the north slope of the Alpilles on good tracks nice, overlooking cross-shaded valleys and ridges that offer views on all sides of the Alpilles. The view goes far beyond this. The tour starts with a track which “keeps its cards close to its chest”. Apart from the return by the GR 6, you will meet few if any other people on this route that is far off the beaten track.

Walking Orange and Its History ( Download : )
distance 2.4mi Vertical gain +190ft Vertical drop -190ft Durée 1h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Orange - 84 - Vaucluse

Discovering the Roman city of Orange and its heritage with the very famous Antique Theatre (Théâtre Antique), which annually hosts the Chorégies d’Orange festival.

distance 3.32mi Vertical gain +499ft Vertical drop -486ft Durée 2h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Les Baux-de-Provence - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A short hike around Baux-de-Provence, mostly on good trails. There is a short climb down a well-maintained rocky path. 360° views at the viewpoint (or what remains of it). The Baux cover "every angle" with many panoramic views. Return via the village with the option to pay it a visit.

Walking Caesar's Camp ( Download : )
Caesar's Camp
distance 2.63mi Vertical gain +351ft Vertical drop -335ft Durée 1h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Laudun-l'Ardoise - 30 - Gard

A family walk around the Oppidum of Caesar Camp in Laudun.

distance 6.44mi Vertical gain +374ft Vertical drop -358ft Durée 3h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Eygalières - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

The route starts from a typical village of the Alpilles, takes you past a chapel famous for its beauty in a delightful setting, and continues round a hill with views of the north slope of the ridge and the plain of Mollégès. On the return leg, there is a superb view of the old village of Eygalières.

Walking The Orgon plateau ( Download : )
distance 11.44mi Vertical gain +1601ft Vertical drop -1601ft Durée 6h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Orgon - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

Circuit in the eastern Alpilles, first passing by the Notre-Dame de Beauregard chapel overlooking the Durance valley and a long tour over the Orgon plateau and its valleys.