Walking in Provence

Walking in Provence

by Janette Norton


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781852842932
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 4.60(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

The Provencal Regions8
A Short History of Provence9
Walk Explanations and Signposting12
Guidelines for walking in Provence14
Travelling to Provence15
When to go16
Clothing and Equipment19
Flora and Fauna19
Provencal Writers and Artists23
Regional Specialities25
The Walks
Alpes Maritimes28
1.Baou des Noirs and Baou des Blancs 3hrs 30mins32
2.Baou St. Jeannet and the ruins of Castellet 3hrs 45mins36
3.Le Chemin du Paradis 2hrs 30mins/4hrs+40
4.Pic de Courmettes and Puy de Tourette 5hrs 30mins44
5.Le Baou Saint-Jean 3hrs 30mins49
6.La Route de Napoleon 3hrs 15mins53
7.La Vallee de la Siagne 4hrs57
8.Tour of Mont Vinaigre 3hrs 45mins61
9.Esterel - Walk to Lac Ecureuil and over three passes 5hrs 45mins65
10.Pic du Cap Roux 4hrs 30mins70
11.Castle Ruins and St. Croix - Nans-Les-Pins 2hrs78
12.Chapel of Notre Dame d'Orgnon 5hrs81
13.Tour of the Sainte Baume 5hrs 15mins88
14.Walk to th-e old village and chateau of Rougiers 1hr 10mins/3hrs 30mins94
15.St-Jean de Puy and Mont Olympe 4hrs 35mins/5hrs 45mins97
16.Montagne Sainte Victoire 3hrs 30mins/5hrs 30mins+102
17.Marcel Pagnol country 2hrs 15mins/5hrs108
18.Circuit du Latay 4hrs 35mins115
19.Le Mourre d'Agnis 4hrs 30mins121
Lueron region walks
20.Abbaye de Senanque, Gordes 3hrs+130
21.Fontaine-de-Vaucluse and Wall of the Plague 4hrs 30mins134
22.Fort de Buoux and Aiguebrun 3hrs 15mins+138
23.Short walk around the Colorado Provencal 1hr/1hr 30mins+143
24.Long walk around the Colorado Provencal 3hrs/4hrs+147
25.The North side of the Luberon 4hrs 15mins153
Mont Ventoux walks
26.Le Barroux to La Roque-Alric 3hrs 15mins+156
27.Les Gorges de la Nesque 3hrs 30mins161
28.Les Gorges de Curnier (Mt. Ventoux) 3hrs 30mins/5hrs166
29.Vaison-La-Romaine to Crestet 2hrs 45mins+172
30.La Gambade from Gigondas (Dentelles de Montmirail) 2hrs 30mins176
31.Les Dentelles de Montmirail 4hrs 45mins/4hrs 15mins179
Northern Provence185
32.Three Chapels Walk from Digne-les-Bains 2hrs+189
33.L'lichtyosaure Fossil 1hr 15mins+192
34.Le Serre de I'Esclangon-National Geological Reserve 1hr 45mins+194
35.Sommet de Cucuyon/Sommet de Couard 4hrs 30mins/6hrs197
36.Le Cousson 4hrs 15mins201
37.La Bigue du Siron 4hrs 40mins205
38.Les Rochers des Mees 1hrs 35mins/2hrs 30mins210
39.Les Gorges de Trevans 3hrs 15mins214
40.The Verdon Gorge 5hrs+218
41.The lower Verdon Gorge 3hrs 15mins224
42.Le Sommet de Cremon 4hrs 45mins228
BTourist Offices and Syndicats d'Initiatives233
CMarket Days236
DGlossary of Provencal words237

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