Provence

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Provence

The south of France, along the Mediterranean coast, is a popular destination. Many trails cross this varied region.

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Rate 8.0 | 1 vote | No 6. in France
  • Oranginas, long distance hiking trails Europe March 2000
  • Rate 8
  • Positive Near Rustrel the Colorado offers an amazing range of colours going from bright yellow to vivid orange; Roussilon and the living van Gogh orchards; the Abbeye de Senanque; Gordes, in full sight, the colourful lavender plantations. A hilly landscape, nice valleys, gorges (canyons) and vineyards.
  • Negative The tendency of many French entrepreneurs to open their accommodation late in the year....
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Map

Hiking Map of Provence

Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • Walking in Provence - West
  • Guidebook to 30 varied day walks in the west of Provence in the Drôme Provençale, the Vaucluse and the Var, with practical information for the walker. Walks span from the Baronnies in the north to the Ste-Baume ridge in the south and can be tackled from charming bases such as Nyons, Apt and Aix-en-Provence. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • Provence - West (Drôme Provençal, Vaucluse, Var) Walking Guide
  • Guidebook to a range of 30 varied, graded day walks in the sunny south-east of France in the Drome Provencale, the Vaucluse and the Var regions of Provence.Provence`s lower western regions offer wonderful walking - the vineyards, lavender fields and rolling hills of the Drome Provencale, the historic old towns and castles set in the river... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2014
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2010
  • Walking in the Cevennes
  • An introductory guidebook to walking in the Cevennes region of southern France. The guide describes 16 day walks in the south (based around Le Vigan), 15 day walks in the north (based around Florac) and a 5-day trek around Mont Lozère. Includes routes in the 230,000 sq km Parc National des Cevennes and upper reaches of the Tarn gorge. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • Cevennes Walking
  • Walking in the Cevennes is Janette Norton’s Cicerone guide to walking in one of France’s most wild and unknown regions. The areas the guide covers are based in the north around Florac and in the south around Le Vigan; it also includes the well-known four day circuit of Mont Lozere. Situated just across the Rhone from Provence, the Cevennes is... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2010
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2010
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Rick Steves Best of France (Second Edition)
  • Hit France`s can`t-miss art, sights, and bites in two weeks or less with Rick Steves Best of France!* Expert advice from Rick Steves on what`s worth your time and money* Two-day itineraries covering Paris, Normandy, the Loire, Dordogne, Provence, the French Riviera, and Burgundy* Over 60 full-color maps and vibrant photos* Rick`s tips for... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Man Who Planted Trees
  • This is a beautiful gift edition of this classic fable about one man`s quest to create a forest, with a new introduction by Richard Mabey. In 1910, while hiking through the wild lavender in a wind-swept, desolate valley in Provence, a man comes across a shepherd called Elzeard Bouffier. Staying with him, he watches Elzeard sorting and then... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Eastern Provence, Côte d’Azur to the Alps: Car Tours and Walks
  • Eastern Provence in the Sunflower Landscapes guide series; exploring the best walking and touring possibilities in the region or area. Detailed information about touring by hired car or public transport, as well as on foot, is provided, helping walkers to navigate and plan day-trips. Shorter strolls are also included as an alternative for each... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Back Roads France
  • Take to the open road with Back Roads France and discover 24 leisurely drives through the country`s beautiful villages and stunning landscapes. Tour the Champagne region, drive through the hilltop villages and picturesque lavender fields of Provence, or discover Normandy`s wild west coast. Packed with insider tips and information, this... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Wild France
  • The romance of France lies deep in the hearts of travellers from Britain. Normandy, Provence, the Loire and the Camargue - such names have an instant magic, and all are represented, along with over 50 other exploration zones, in Wild France, a comprehensive guide to the country`s most out-of-the-way places. `Friends smiled knowingly when I told... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Rick Steves Best of Europe (Second Edition)
  • Hit Europe`s can`t-miss art, sights, and bites with Rick Steves Best of Europe!Expert advice from Rick Steves on what`s worth your time and moneyItineraries for one to four days in the top destinations in England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and SwitzerlandRick`s tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Les Bouche-du-Rhône à pied FFRP Topo-guide No. D013
  • Les Bouche-du-Rhône à pied, FFRP topo-guide Ref. No. D013, with 42 day walks of varying length and difficulty in the Department of Bouche-du-Rhône on the Mediterranean coast of France. Coverage includes walks near Marseille, Aix-les-Provence, the Alpilles chain with St-Rémy-de Provence, Arles, etc. Each walk is presented on a separate colour... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Walker`s Provence in a Box
  • New twist to a walking guide: a box filled with 35 walking cards. Each has a different walk fully described and illustrated. Pocket a card with the transparent sleeve provided, leave the box on your bookshelf and enjoy your day out in the charming Provence countryside. The 35 cards cover the very best routes with a variety of walks and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • GR93/GR94 Tours dans les Hautes-Alpes FFRP Topo-guide No. 940
  • Tours dans les Hautes-Alpes, FFRP topoguide Ref. no. 940, covering 691km of hiking routes along the GR93 and GR94 in the French Alps west of Gap. The routes can be combined, as required, into shorter or longer circuits. Current edition of this title was published in June 2012.ABOUT THE FFRP (Fédération française de la randonnée pédestre)... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • GR59/GR9/GRP: Tours et Traversées de l`Ain FFRP Topo-guide No. 901
  • Tours et Traversées de l`Ain, FFRP topoguide, Ref. No. 901, covering in all 949km of hiking trails in the French Jura between Lons-le-Saunier and the confluence of the Ain and the Rhône, including sections of GR 5, 9 and 9A. Current edition of this title was published in June 2014.ABOUT THE FFRP (Fédération française de la randonnée pédestre)... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • GR6/GR60/GR65: Tour des Monts d`Aubrac FFRP Topo-guide No. 616
  • Tour des Monts d`Aubrac, FFRP topoguide Ref. No. 616, covering 259kms of hiking circuits in the Massif Central along the GR6, GR60 and GR65. Current edition of this title was published in May 2016.ABOUT THE FFRP (Fédération française de la randonnée pédestre) TOPOGUIDES: published in a handy A5 paperback format, the guides are the best... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Aix-en-Provence - Toulon - Frejus - Calanques National Park IGN TOP100 172
  • Map No. 172, Toulon - Aix-en-Provence, at 1:100,000, part of the TOP100 series from the Institut Géographique National (IGN). These exceptionally detailed, contoured and GPS compatible road maps which include English language map legend are ideal for exploring the French countryside by car, by bike, or even on foot. Used by millions of locals... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Southern Provence: Marseille - Aix-en-Provence - Toulon
  • The Marseille - Aix-en-Provence - Toulon area of Provence at 1:60,000, with an enlargement for the Calanques National Park at 1:25,000, on a contoured and GPS compatible map from Didier Richard with a base derived from IGN’s topographic survey, highlighting both local hiking routes and the GR network of long-distance paths, gîtes and mountain... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Maritime and Ligurian Alps IGC 8
  • A cross-border area of the Maritime and Ligurian Alps at 1:50,000, with coverage on the Italian side including Limone, Alpi Maritime PN and Alta Valle Pesio e Tanaro PN, plus in France Tende, Vallée des Merveilles and Saorge, in a series contoured hiking maps with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Maures - Esterel Didier Richard 15
  • Massif de Maures and the Esterel area of Provence and the French Riviera at 1:60,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map from Didier Richard with a base derived from IGN’s topographic survey, highlighting both local hiking routes and the GR network of long-distance paths, gîtes d’etape, interesting natural and cultural sites, etc. The map... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Provence Wine Region IGN Map
  • Wine map of the Provence region in IGN’s series covering the main wine growing areas of France on colourful and informative maps, showing each area’s road network with locations of individual vineyards, etc. The map shows wine growing areas of southern Provence from Les Alpilles to Fréjus and St. Tropez, with coverage extending further east to... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Avignon - Nîmes - Cevennes National Park IGN Top100 Map 163
  • Map No. 163, Avignon - Nîmes, at 1:100,000, part of the TOP100 series from the Institut Géographique National (IGN). These exceptionally detailed, contoured and GPS compatible road maps which include English language map legend are ideal for exploring the French countryside by car, by bike, or even on foot. Used by millions of locals and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Provence & French Riviera AA Road Map
  • Produced in association with IGN - France`s national mapping agency, this slimline, durable map has been fully updated, combining clear design and an easy-to-read scale with more road detail to ensure that you never lose your way. The map also includes information on toll points, service areas, road numbers, motorways, dual carriageways and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Provence - Ste-Victoire - Ste-Baume - Calanques IGN 75035
  • Ste-Victoire - Ste-Baume - Calanques area of Provence in a series of GPS compatible, contoured TOP 75 maps at 1:75,000 from the IGN, highlighting local and long-distance hiking paths, cycling routes and sites for other recreational activities. The map includes five large panels with IGN’s topographic mapping at 1:25,000 and extensive overprint... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Limone Piemonte - Vallée des Merveilles 25K IGC Map No. 114
  • Limone Piemonte - Vallée des Merveilles area at 1:25,000 in a series of contoured, GPS compatible walking maps from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale, highlighting hiking trails including long-distance routes, ski routes and alpine accommodation. Maps in this series have contours at 25m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • France IGN Wine Map
  • France on a colourful and informative wine map from the IGN, using a road map of the country as a base for highlighting wine growing areas, all annotated with names and extensive lists of individual appellations, etc. The base map shows the road network from motorways to country roads to guide visitors to the various the vineyards from... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Classic Provence Highlights
  • Walking through classic Luberon landscapes. A short break walking tour through the Luberon National Park, in Provence’s finest classic landscapes. Wander through the Provençal countryside, exploring honey-coloured hilltop villages and discovering ancient abbeys and crumbling castles. Boasting over 300 days a year of sunshine, the natural... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Classic Provence in Style
  • Walking through classic Luberon & Vaucluse landscapes. Stay in hand-picked and refined lodging in stunning locations and follow trails through classic Provence landscapes in the Luberon and the Vaucluse. Boasting over 300 days a year of sunshine, the natural light of Provence has inspired many artists including Cézanne and Van Gogh. It is... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Provence: Walking and Wine Self Guided Walking Tour
  • Exploring the Chateauneuf du Pape region north of Avignon. Discover one of France’s most prestigious wine villages, Chateauneuf du Pape. From Chateauneuf du Pape, head into the foothills of the Dentelles de Montmirail in the Vaucluse, enjoying views of Mont Ventoux as you walk. Experience a truly traditional France; stay in historic towns, most... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Provence: Luberon to the Vaucluse
  • Walking through classic Luberon & Vaucluse landscapes. A walking trip of a lifetime in classic Provençal landscapes through the Luberon and the Vaucluse. Discover the French ritual of a local market, this region’s fabled food and wine, sun-drenched vineyards and ancient olive groves, in this, Provence’s best landscapes. Boasting over 300... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Provence: Mountains to the Mediterranean
  • Walking through contrasting mountain and coastal landscapes. This inn to inn walking holiday takes you from the tranquil Sainte Baume mountains to the unique landscapes of the Calanques de Cassis on the glamorous French Riviera. Your adventure starts in the quaint provençal town of Pont d’Etoile. Follow peaceful mountain trails to the Roman... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Classic Provence
  • Walking through classic Luberon landscapes. Walk through beautiful landscapes in the heart of Provence. If you do only one walk in Provence then make it this. You will wander through the Luberon National Park, explore honey-coloured hilltop villages and discover ancient abbeys and crumbling castles. In this, Provence’s finest... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Côte d'Azur
  • Maak in het voor- of najaar de befaamde kustwandeling door het Mediterrane Nationaal Park ‘Les Calanques’. Start in kosmopolitisch Marseille en eindig in zonnig Cassis, dat nog de charme heeft van het vroegere St. Tropez. Te voet langs de spectaculaire Middellandse zeekust; honderden meters hoge, uit het azuurblauwe water opstijgende bergen,... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Provençaalse Alpen
  • Bijzondere voettocht door de Devoluy, een onbekend, maar prachtig gebied in de Provençaalse Alpen, in de 19e eeuw nagenoeg geheel ontvolkt, waardoor de natuur de kans kreeg te herstellen. Fraaie kalkmassieven en een bijzonder rijke planten- en dierenwereld. Unieke accommodaties: je overnacht in gerestaureerde boswachtershuizen die midden in dit... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Drôme
  • Maak een ‘Drôme’ van een fietsreis door een natuur gezegende streek met zowel een alpien als mediterraan karakter. Snuif de geuren van lavendel en citrusfruit op in de dalen en voel de frisse alpenwind tijdens een rit op hoogte. Maak pittige en afwisselende tochten langs de randen van het ruige Nationale Park de Vercors en vind ’s avonds een... Read more
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Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Drôme
  • In een van de mooiste landschappen van Frankrijk hebben we een super afwisselende gezinsvakantie uitgezet. Je begint met een paar stoere hikes in de bergen met goede kans op het ontmoeten van gemzen en gieren. Daarna fiets je vanuit een kasteel langs wijngaarden, notenbomen, verscholen dorpjes en lavendel, met altijd een frisse beek of rivier... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Drôme
  • Daar waar Rhônevallei en Provencaalse Alpen elkaar ontmoeten, ontvouwt zich de Drome, een land rijk aan contrasten, waar de landschappen veranderen op de kadans van de seizoenen. Prachtige bestemming voor een wandelvakantie. Wandelen door  zacht wiegende lavendelvelden, eeuwenoude olijfboomgaarden, drômerige dorpjes en mediterrane eikenbossen.... Read more
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Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Luberon
  • Wandelen en wijn proeven in de zonnige Luberon: één van de meest authentieke stukjes Provence. Ga tijdens deze wandelreis op verkenning via landelijke paden vanuit een idyllisch gelegen en bijzonder sfeervolle chambres d'hôtes. Over beboste heuvels, langs golvende wijn- en olijfgaarden, door okerkleurige vestingdorpen met pleintjes omzoomd door... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Drôme Provençal
  • Wandelen met (of zonder) een ezel door de heuvels van de noordelijke Provence. Langs bloemen- en lavendelvelden, wijngaarden en pittoreske dorpjes. Passeer boomgaarden met perziken, abrikozen en kersen. Jullie bagage wordt vervoerd en als je de vakantie samen met een ezel maakt, is deze lieve viervoeter er helemaal voor de kinderen. Ze... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Provence
  • Goddelijk fietsen door een Provençaals kleurenpalet van gouden gloed en staalblauwe luchten. Fiets langs gezellige markten met vaten vol ronde olijven, bergen geurende kruiden en dikke schijven geitenkaas. Bezoek Romeinse opgravingen en dorpen, geschapen om er eeuwig te blijven. Volg rustig fietsend de 'route du vin' en toast met enthousiaste... Read more
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Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Provence
  • Lubéron: klassiek mediterraan land, geurend naar tijm, knoflook en rozemarijn. Je fietst langs knoestige olijfbomen, oude wijnstokken en verweerde muurtjes. Proef tapenade en 'chèvre'. Fiets langs schitterende vestingdorpen in aardse kleuren, met fonteinen, platanen en cicaden. Je fietst ontspannen rond en kan heerlijk eten. Als 'God in... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Provence
  • Goddelijke trip door Provençaals kleurenpalet van gouden gloed en staalblauwe luchten. Gezellige markten met vaten vol ronde olijven, bergen geurende kruiden en dikke schijven geitenkaas. Bezoek Romeinse opgravingen en dorpen, geschapen om eeuwig te blijven. Volg de 'route du vin' en toast met enthousiaste wijnmakers. Verblijf als 'God in... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Provence
  • Een heerlijke, culinaire wijnwandelreis in een bijzonder interessant wijngebied met een prachtige natuur. Hier liggen de zuidelijke Villages van de Côtes du Rhône en enkele cru's. Voor de kenners: de wijn uit Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Beaumes de Venise. Je verblijft in een charmant Provençaals hotelletje nabij het wijndorpje Séguret, aan de voet... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Provence
  • Begin deze tocht in het heerlijke Aix-en-Provence, de stad van de duizend fonteinen. Treed in de voetsporen van Paul Cézanne en bezoek de plekken waar hij woonde en werkte. Maak vervolgens een van de mooiste wandeltochten in de Provence over het bergmassief van de Mont Sainte-Victoire. Geniet van spectaculaire uitzichten, van de lavendelvelden... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Provence
  • In de Provence, waar de Rhône haar einddoel de Middellandse Zee nadert, ligt de kleine, maar spectaculaire kalkrug Les Alpilles. Hier maak je rustige wandelingen door het 'land van het licht', ooit de onuitputtelijke inspiratiebron voor Van Gogh. De reis wordt begeleid door twee reisleiders en alle wandelingen zijn eventueel uit te breiden. We... Read more
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Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Provençe
  • Voor fietstochten door het 'land van het licht', ooit de onuitputtelijke inspiratiebron voor Van Gogh, is het oer-Provençaalse Maussane-les-Alpilles een uitstekende standplaats. Wereldberoemde plekken als Tarascon, Les Baux, Saint Rémy en Arles liggen op fietsafstand, zeker met een E-bike. Hier wacht je een gastvrije ontvangst in een sfeervol... Read more
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