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The beautiful hilltop town of Gordes

Provence Hiking Tour

(FR2509)
The beautiful hilltop town of Gordes
This exhilarating, 7-day hiking tour combines the best of Provence from Les Baux de Provence to Gordes and includes history and plenty of culture.
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Highlights

Hike the beautiful towns of Provence including Gordes, Eygalieres & Fontaine de Vaucluse

Discover Les Baux-de-Provence, considered to be one of the most beautiful villages in France

Experience the scenic countryside of Provence during this unforgettable, 7-day walking tour. From Les Baux-de-Provence to Gordes, one of the most beautiful hilltop village of France, admire the picturesque landscape and sleepy villages along the way.

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Included

6-night accommodation in 2 or 3-star hotels
Daily breakfast & 2 dinners
Orientation with a local guide
Detailed road book, including details maps, touristic information, itinerary & cue sheets
1 GPS (per group)
All luggage transfers
Comprehensive trip literature
Technical and emergency support available at all times

Itinerary

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Day 1
Les Baux-de-Provence

Upon arrival in Avignon, transfer to Les Baux de Provence to your hotel. Orientation in person with our local guide in the evening.

Dinner
Day 2
Les Baux-de-Provence (10 km)

A small route that is part of the GR 6 will take you along from the citadel of Les Baux de Provence and back to your hotel. 

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3
Les Baux-de-Provence - Eygalieres (15 km)

At the monastery of Saint-Paul de Mausole, hit the trail that will lead you to the crest of the Alpilles at Eygalieres where you will stay the night. You follow the GR6 on a narrow path which is impressive and can be challenging. For some short sections you will need to use hands to climb over boulders, but it’s not too complicated.

Breakfast
Day 5
Fontaine de Vaucluse - Gordes (15 km)

About 1 km south of the village, pick up the trail that will take you to Gordes visiting the Romanesque Senanque Abbey along the way if you wish.

Breakfast
Day 4
Fontaine de Vaucluse Walk (11 km)

Transfer by taxi to Isle Sur La Sorgue. See also the 12th century church and then hike on to Fontaine de Vaucluse also famous for a Romanesque church.

Breakfast
Day 6
Gordes (22 km)

A walk along quiet roads and dirt path of the GR6 GR 97 will lead you to Roussillon, then through the Luberon valley before retuning to Gordes.

Breakfast
Day 7
Gordes - Avignon

This morning, you will transfer back to Avignon rail station. End of services.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Currency
EUR
6 nights
from AUD2,125
per person, twin share
Les Baux-de-Provence
1 March - 30 October 2020
France & Monaco Brochure
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Important notes

This tour is suitable for an active level of hiking experience with some longer sections and hilly terrain with climbs.

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