Route through the medieval region of Provence

  • Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Apt / Rosellón
  • Distance 60 km / 37,3 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    April - October
  • Price From $1,344

Overview

This will be the perfect holiday trip to discover the beauty of Provence, a land of incredible landscapes where the sun shines most of the year. Its natural light is so particular that it has inspired artists such as Van Gogh and Cezanne.

  • Explore ancient abbeys and castle ruins.
  • The scent of lavender will guide you along the best paths in the region.
  • Immerse yourself in Luberon National Park.
  • Enjoy the best of French cuisine.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation in hotels and cottages
    • Breakfasts
    • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
    • Baggage transfer service between stages
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Entrance to castles and other attractions
    • Unspecified transfers
    • Unspecified meals
    • Drinks and snacks
    • Personal equipment
    • Tourist taxes

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights
    • Taxi transfer from Apt to Avignon or Aix-en-Provence

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    To get to the starting point of this walking holiday through Provence we recommend the following options. The first is to get to Marseilles-Provence Airport and from there take a bus or train to Apt (it will take between 2 and 3 hours, depending on the route).

    The second is to get to one of the airports in Paris and take a train to Avignon (3h approximately). From Avignon, you can take a bus to Apt (1h 15m approximately).

    You can visit the Lignes Express Régionale webpage for train options.

    When you finish your trip, you will have an included transfer that will take you from Roussillon to Apt so you can return to your home city or continue your journey through France.

    FAQs

    The best time to tour this region is in spring and autumn. In spring you will see many flowers; In autumn, the spectacular colours of the Provence region will delight you.

    Temperatures in July and August can be very high, so we do not recommend doing the trip at this time, unless you are used to intense heat.

    We suggest you book once you have decided your plans, because this French region has a large influx of visitors, especially if you do the route during the summer.

    We will always do our best to live up to your expectations.

    This route has a low level of difficulty, however, there are some stretches on rocky surfaces, so we remind you of the importance of wearing proper footwear.

    We will send you an information dossier once you make the reservation. In it, you will find a list of elements, among which are good walking boots or shoes, warm and waterproof clothes and a backpack.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    In this case, the best option will be to use public transport to get you to the next destination.