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distance 7.8mi Vertical gain +2507ft Vertical drop -2500ft duration 5h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Gilette - 06 - Alpes-Maritimes

Gilette and La Clue.
From the village of Gillette, perched on a rocky outcrop, this walk takes you to the medieval bridge of La Cerise (scenes from the film "The Hunchback" were shot here in 1997) and then winds through the Estéron gorges.

distance 7.37mi Vertical gain +1660ft Vertical drop -1680ft duration 4h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Buoux - 84 - Vaucluse

A loop that takes you to the hamlet of Seguins along the ridges of the Grand Luberon through Sivergues and Chastelas.

Walking Aureille lookout tower ( Download : )
distance 5.06mi Vertical gain +656ft Vertical drop -666ft duration 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Aureille - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

The highlight of the walk is the wonderful view from the lookout tower over the Alpilles range, giving superb photo opportunities!

Walking Petit Tuny ( Download : )
distance 8.17mi Vertical gain +1952ft Vertical drop -1936ft duration 5h10 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Gémenos - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

This trail is another way of getting to the Petit Tuny hut. On this trail, you stay off the DFCI tracks as much as possible, by taking non-waymarked paths instead. At the highest point of the route, you will have a wonderful view over Garlaban, the Huveaune Valley and Bertagne Peak.

distance 3.67mi Vertical gain +1535ft Vertical drop -1558ft duration 2h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Marseille - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A very pleasant walk with magnificent, panoramic views of Marseille from the top of Béouveyre and Marseilleveyre.

The Lombards trail via the ridge
distance 4.71mi Vertical gain +512ft Vertical drop -499ft duration 2h30 Easy Easy
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.

distance 8.84mi Vertical gain +3009ft Vertical drop -3009ft duration 6h15 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Ollioules - 83 - Var

This active route will take you through the Croupatier to the Baou de Quatre Ouro, one of the four "Toulonais brothers". Paths and ledges where you have to use your hands, passages with ropes, discover the main caves of the massif, where the famous caves of the Château du Diable make the route more interesting.

distance 6.11mi Vertical gain +1001ft Vertical drop -1001ft duration 3h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Le Castellet (Var) - 83 - Var

A nice tour from Sainte-Anne passing by different juniper kilns producing lime and pitch.

Walking Tour around Dramont ( Download : )
distance 2.73mi Vertical gain +367ft Vertical drop -377ft duration 1h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Raphaël (Var) - 83 - Var

A very nice short walk that with beautiful views of the bay of Agay and the Esterel massif.

distance 8.82mi Vertical gain +1191ft Vertical drop -1194ft duration 4h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Mazaugues - 83 - Var

A lovely hike up to Pivaut ice house (1880), which has been beautifully restored.

distance 4.66mi Vertical gain +758ft Vertical drop -774ft duration 2h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Évenos - 83 - Var

Leaving from Garde Pass, a beautiful hike through the Croupatier massif.

distance 3.5mi Vertical gain +233ft Vertical drop -236ft duration 1h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Le Castellet (Var) - 83 - Var
distance 6.97mi Vertical gain +2244ft Vertical drop -2231ft duration 4h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Évenos - 83 - Var

Perched at an altitude of 800 metres, Mont Caume is one of the four Toulonais brothers which surround Toulon. It is certainly the highest; its summit is very dry as it's very exposed to winds and fluctuations in weather.
All these factors make ascending Mont Caume essential and well worth it.
The hike suggested here enables you to go all the way round the mountain and combines the pleasures of a very active route with the joys of a pretty much complete visit to both its summit and its slopes.

distance 3.78mi Vertical gain +240ft Vertical drop -243ft duration 1h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Le Revest-les-Eaux - 83 - Var

A natural asset exploited by the local glass industry.
A route through woodland where you will see the remains of dwellings, wells, sand and stone quarries, and former industry, near the derelict hamlet of Les Olivières.

Walking Historical Arles ( Download : )
Historical Arles
distance 7.07mi Vertical gain +98ft Vertical drop -69ft duration 3h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Arles - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

Discovering Arles and its numerous Roman monuments and buildings. You can enjoy a short picturesque break along the canal from Arles to Bouc where you can go right up to the famous Van Gogh bridge before returning to the no-less famous bull ring.

distance 2.78mi Vertical gain +233ft Vertical drop -233ft duration 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Le Revest-les-Eaux - 83 - Var

A walk through holm oaks to the Revest lake viewpoint passing by a cave which can be visited.

distance 6.3mi Vertical gain +341ft Vertical drop -348ft duration 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 Aureille to Eygualières ( Download : )
distance 11.16mi Vertical gain +1234ft Vertical drop -1207ft duration 6h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Aureille - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A pleasant walk through the Alpilles.
Not particularly difficult, this is a hike that is excellent for beginners.
Nevertheless, there are beautiful stretches, commanding views and surprising natural displays of surprise and vigour.

distance 7.14mi Vertical gain +3330ft Vertical drop -3317ft duration 5h40 Very difficult Very difficult
Starting point Starting point in Puyloubier - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

An energetic loop in Sainte-Victoire leaving from the Saint-Ser car park. The climb up goes via the east of the Bau de l'Aigle and the descent back down is via the 'Pas du Clapier'.

distance 9.06mi Vertical gain +1703ft Vertical drop -1693ft duration 5h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Allauch - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A hike through the pines and scrubland of the Massif du Garlaban, so dear to Marcel Pagnol.
Starting from the Pichauris car park, the circuit first leads you to the Puits de l'Aroumi (the wells of Aroumi) then the Mont du Marseillais along beautiful, well marked paths, often along ridges, offering magnificent views over Marseille, Sainte-Victoire, Mont Ventoux and, in good weather, the Préaples de Provence. The intense luminosity of the rocks under the brilliance of the sun will leave no-one indifferent.

distance 7.09mi Vertical gain +2451ft Vertical drop -2454ft duration 5h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Sigale - 06 - Alpes-Maritimes

This circuit is ideal on sunny days and a surprising route thanks to the diversity and beauty of the valley, which is still wild. On the northern slope, you'll appreciate the quiet atmosphere of the pine forests and the oaks that dominate the verdant agricultural plain of Sallagriffon, with a panoramic view up to the foothills of the Mercantour mountain range. On the southern slope, you'll appreciate the magnificent mineral landscapes with tremendous views of deep clues carved out by the capricious course of the rivers.

Walking The Cabanons de Mane ( Download : )
The Cabanons de Mane
distance 3.76mi Vertical gain +771ft Vertical drop -768ft duration 2h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Mane - 04 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

If you like Bories, you'll see them in the distance at the start, then up close, and you can even go inside some of them. On your way back, before you get to the village, you'll walk up a superb calade (cobbled) street, and there's a little detour to see the Château de Mane.

distance 3.7mi Vertical gain +837ft Vertical drop -823ft duration 2h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in La Ciotat - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

Tour of Carrière du Loin going via Bau Rous, and the Arch and Dent du Chat. Two sections, which are not very well marked and rarely visited, require trousers to be worn.

distance 4.96mi Vertical gain +1280ft Vertical drop -1263ft duration 3h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in La Roquebrussanne - 83 - Var

A short route that climbs up to the summit of the Loube mountain where you can enjoy a panoramic view over the sea and Alps. A wonderful walk with every step!

distance 8.96mi Vertical gain +1106ft Vertical drop -1099ft duration 4h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Ventabren - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A loop hike starting from Ventabren Village, heading downhill and crossing Arc River to head up the hill on the other side reaching a stunning panoramic view over Mont Ventoux, Eguilles Village, the Aqueduc de Roquefavour Bridge, Sainte-Victoire Mountain and l'Etoile mountain range with the Pilon du Roi.

distance 11.51mi Vertical gain +2415ft Vertical drop -2398ft duration 7h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Signes - 83 - Var

A hike with beautiful viewing points over Sainte-Baume and the surrounding mountains, a nice stream in Latay and vestiges of former houses.

distance 7.87mi Vertical gain +955ft Vertical drop -938ft duration 4h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Murs (Vaucluse) - 84 - Vaucluse

Lovely hike without much difficulty. After climbing uphill for just under a kilometre, just enough time to reach an altitude of 700 m, where the the panoramic view of Lubéron with its lowlands and further below the valley behind Murs, opens up to you. Just for your enjoyment, this view will last for more than 4 km. The majority of the circular hike is through forest paths.

distance 10.56mi Vertical gain +1732ft Vertical drop -1745ft duration 6h05 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Raphaël (Var) - 83 - Var

Very beautiful hike close to Agay which enables you to discover the Estérel away from the usual routes.

distance 10.35mi Vertical gain +751ft Vertical drop -735ft duration 5h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Tarascon - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A peaceful countryside walk, ideal for relaxation.

distance 6.61mi Vertical gain +686ft Vertical drop -663ft duration 3h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Artigues (Var) - 83 - Var

An alternating view of pasture and fresh forests, this pleasant flat walk will lead you past the Notre Dame d'Esparron chapel and its small cemetery classified as an historical monument.
Crossing the tiny village of Artigues is also surprising. You'll particularly enjoy refilling your water bottles at the communal fountain.
The advantage of this charming loop that it's flat and very manageable, there are only one or two small climbs along the route.

distance 4.39mi Vertical gain +2461ft Vertical drop -2444ft duration 3h50 Extreme Extreme
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Antonin-sur-Bayon - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A physical loop hike along Sainte-Victoire, a climb to Prieuré Sainte-Victoire / Croix de Provence through Bau Cézanne and going back through "le Gouffre de Garagaï" and "les deux Aiguilles".

distance 9.99mi Vertical gain +778ft Vertical drop -778ft duration 5h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Mondragon - 84 - Vaucluse

Sometimes in the woods, sometimes in the vineyards, this walk takes you through the countryside of the Rhone Valley and Mont Ventoux.

Walking Tour of Brec Chambeyron ( Download : )
distance 12.32mi Vertical gain +4951ft Vertical drop -4954ft duration 9h15 Very difficult Very difficult
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye - 04 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

A loop around Brec de Chambeyron, leaving from the hamlet of Fouillouse.

Walking The Cristayes ridges ( Download : )
distance 9.13mi Vertical gain +2064ft Vertical drop -2037ft duration 5h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Gap - 05 - Hautes-Alpes

Between marlstone and forests, a hike to the south of Gap.

A circular walk of the Janas via Notre-Dame du Mai
distance 9.36mi Vertical gain +3104ft Vertical drop -3100ft duration 6h35 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in La Seyne-sur-Mer - 83 - Var

This walk takes you through varied landscapes: undergrowth, ridges, cliffs overlooking the sea, and two hill tops with 360° views of the coast and the mountains. For the more adventurous, an optional athletic route takes you down to the foot of Cap Sicié and the sea.

distance 9.44mi Vertical gain +2008ft Vertical drop -1991ft duration 5h50 Very difficult Very difficult
Starting point Starting point in Mérindol - 84 - Vaucluse

On the southern slope of Le Petit Luberon, this trail is for experienced hikers due to two steep rises and randomly waymarked trails.

distance 7.4mi Vertical gain +2572ft Vertical drop -2572ft duration 5h15 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Marseille - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

Beautiful loop in the Calanques starting from Callelongue.

Sainte-Anne Chapel in Claviers
distance 3.36mi Vertical gain +627ft Vertical drop -620ft duration 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Claviers - 83 - Var

Ascent to the Sainte-Anne Chapel, located 624 m above sea level on the western summit of the Plateau du Puy, passing by the ruins of a Ligurian oppidum. Easy hike in the Provence scrubland and forest (thyme, lavender, rock rose...)

distance 8.28mi Vertical gain +2362ft Vertical drop -2379ft duration 5h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Le Revest-les-Eaux - 83 - Var

I went on two walks I found on Visorando: "Le Revest - Tourris Castle" and "Tourris and the Pyramide de Cassini" before finding this itinerary that I'm recommending. The beginning of the first until the departmental road then part of the initial section of the second. Unlike the "Pyramide de Cassini", we discovered a route that's not marked on the maps but which joins the "Chemin des Turcos" in a forested area. A walk with uneven terrain that can be difficult at times.

The Peaks of Cap Roux, Aurelle and Ours via Sainte-Baume Chapel
distance 12.16mi Vertical gain +3127ft Vertical drop -3117ft duration 7h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Raphaël (Var) - 83 - Var

Beautiful hike in the Esterel Massif where you can discover Sainte Baume and its chapel and the beautiful viewpoint on Cap Roux peak, and then reach Ours Peak going via Aurelle Peak.

distance 37.23mi Vertical gain +14308ft Vertical drop -14295ft duration 5 days Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Ristolas - 05 - Hautes-Alpes

Trek around Monte Viso in 5 stages.

A beautiful high mountain hike.

Hike over a 5 day period.
An exquisite high mountain trek.

distance 8.57mi Vertical gain +705ft Vertical drop -692ft duration 4h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Raphaël (Var) - 83 - Var

Above Agay close to the beaches, the fabulous Massif de l'Esterel is the ideal terrain for a comfortable hike, but is always different.

distance 10.1mi Vertical gain +1535ft Vertical drop -1519ft duration 5h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Ceyreste - 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône

A long but straight-forward hike overlooking "Baie de la Ciotat" and a beautiful view over Sainte-Baume mountain range and Sainte-Victoire Mountain.

Walking Orange and Its History ( Download : )
distance 2.4mi Vertical gain +190ft Vertical drop -190ft duration 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 2.43mi Vertical gain +1010ft Vertical drop -988ft duration 2 hr Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Le Monêtier-les-Bains - 05 - Hautes-Alpes

The Briançonnais region had several hundred peasant-mines each operated by 2 to 3 people.
This route lets you access two of these sites in the Guisane valley. Here you can still find remnants of these operations.
It also offers stunning panoramic views of the Guisane valley and the Les Agneaux mountain. You can enjoy this in both summer and winter, with snowshoes (the southern exposure allows for rapid stabilisation of the snowpack).

distance 8.49mi Vertical gain +4350ft Vertical drop -3783ft duration 7h05 Very difficult Very difficult
Starting point Starting point in Ristolas - 05 - Hautes-Alpes

High mountain stage.
Progress within a mineral setting.
A hike up to the highest pass of the trek.
Stunning view over the Pô water sources from "Sentier du Postier."

distance 5.19mi Vertical gain +505ft Vertical drop -482ft duration 2h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Mondragon - 84 - Vaucluse

A walk without too many difficulties and numerous headlands along the route.

Walking Bormes-les-Mimosas ( Download : )
distance 9.32mi Vertical gain +2129ft Vertical drop -2100ft duration 5h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bormes-les-Mimosas - 83 - Var

This hike leads around Bormes-les-Mimosas, and the flowering mimosas in particular.

distance 5.01mi Vertical gain +1919ft Vertical drop -1932ft duration 5 hrs Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas - 05 - Hautes-Alpes

This is a walk where you'll find shelter right in the heart of mountain pastures and where you can enjoy a friendly meal ... in very pleasant surroundings.

distance 7.72mi Vertical gain +2392ft Vertical drop -2395ft duration 5h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in L'Escarène - 06 - Alpes-Maritimes

A bucolic and informative stroll in the back country of Nice.