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In the Luberon and more generally on the Vaucluse department roads and hiking trails are not lacking. Several thousands of kilometers of roads are waiting for you.

The variety of the proposed routes offers one thousand one manners to approach hiking :

Sports, with hiking trails through forests, "Forêt des cèdres" for example and scrublands, to discover caves, cliffs, and some curiosities : the bories which forged the identity of the Luberon.

Cultural and traditional with the perched villages which are so many falling points for provisioning and accommodation.

Historic on the tracks of Roman or Waldensian.

PACA Regional Committee of walking and hiking

French federation of walking and hiking
21, Avenue de Mazargues - 13008 Marseille
Tel : 04 91 32 17 11

Walking trails in Luberon Vaucluse

Walking trails (circuits from 1 hour till the day) are very interesting for a better knowledge of the "Country" and an excellent base to discover the environment. They are also a good ground of initiation for the "hiking trails". Do not forget that these paths are all maintained by volunteers' associations.

Tourist office for any information against stamped envelope (rate until 100 g) with your names and addresses.

"Notre Dame d'Aubune"
This walk will lead you from Beaume de Venise to Dentelles de Montmirail, you will discover a magnificent landscape and a beautiful monument.
Duration : 1 h 45
Level : Easy

"Forêt de Perrache"
You will discover Bedoin and the mythical giant of Provence, "Mont Ventoux", this walk will lead your steps through a sublime forest of pines.
Duration : 2 h
Level : Easy

"Chemin du château"
A walk in the "Pays des Sorgues", around Fontaine de Vaucluse. A magic landscape which will inspire you as it inspired at his time Pétrarque the poet.
Duration : 2 h
Level : Easy

"Tour de Piégros"
Velleron and Comtat Venaissin, will delight you. This walk in Vaucluse will lead you between fields of cherry trees, vineyards and stony walls dry.
Duration : 2 h 50
Level : Easy

"Balade romaine dans les vignes"
A walk in high-Vaucluse around Vaison la Romaine. A walk for lovers of nature and culture.
Duration : 2 h 15
Level : Easy

"Bories et Sénancole"
A walk around one of the most beautiful villages of France : Gordes. You will be in the heart of Provence : in the Luberon.
Duration : 2 h 30
Level : Easy

"Borne des 3 Evêchés"
Another waalk in the Luberon, from Murs, scrubland and spectacular panaramas are waiting for you.
Duration : 1 h 30
Level : Easy

"De la garrigue à la Durance"
You will start from Mérindol, small village of the Luberon and will join the edges of the Durance. Do not forget your binoculars, birds like the banks of the Durance.
Duration : 1 h 30
Level : Easy

Hiking trails in Vaucluse

The conjugation of hiking trails "GR" and Country hiking trails allows you to choose circuits from 2 days to 3 weeks following your tastes, your sports appetite or your tourist interests. Anyway Vaucluse will surprise you and will not disappoint you.

- GR 4: Méditerranée-Océan
From Manosque to Pont-Saint-Esprit by Oppédette, Sault, Malaucène, Rasteau and Montdragon.

- GR 6: Alpes-Océan
From Oppédette to Mérindol by Saint Saturnin lès Apt, Gordes, Fontaine de Vaucluse and Robion.

- GR 9: Jura-Côte d´Azur
From Brantes to Mirabeau by Monnieux, Villars, Apt, Vaugines and Vitrolles.

- GR 91
From Brantes to Fontaine de Vaucluse by Malaucène, Bédouin and Méthamis.

- GR 91 A
From Méthamis to Saint-Huber.

- GR 91 B : Tour du Mont Ventoux
From Bédouin to Brantes by Sault .

- GR 97: Tour du Luberon
From Mérindol to Montjustin by Cucuron.

- GR de Pays de Montmirail
Vaison la Romaine, Séguret, Gigondas, Beaumes de Venise, le Barroux, le Crestet.

- GR de Pays de la Durance
From Mérindol to Cadenet, in project till Mirabeau bridge, linking GR 6 to GR 9.

- GR de Pays de la Pierre "Ventoux-Luberon" ou Sentier Géologique
From Bédouin to Mormoiron, Mallemort, Murs, Buoux then Céreste to the east, or Oppède to the west.

- GR de Pays du Massif d´Uchaux
Mornas, Uchaux, Sérignan, La Garde Paréol, Bollène, Mondragon.