Walking in Provence, France
Located in the south of France, with its smooth hills, green trees and the fields blossomed with purple lavenders... Provence is arguably one of the most beautiful destinations in the world.
The Active Holiday Company's 7 day walking tour of Provence will help you discover why famous artists, including Renoir, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Picasso, found inspiration from this area of France.
Under the azure sky, explore the Plateau de Vaucluse on foot, between Mont Ventoux and the Luberon, the celebrated mountains of Provence. This walking tour will take you through rugged limestone landscapes where steep cliffs and deep canyons like the Gorges de la Sénancole alternate with strawberry trees, quite villages and mysterious Bories village in Gordes, a historic monument, which gives a priceless account of the way of life in Provence. Just outside the village of Gordes in its deep narrow valley of lavender fields is a lovely Cistercian Abbey of Sénanque, one of the best places to see Provence's famed purple fields. The trails then leading you to Fontaine de Vaucluse, a quaint little village tucked in a narrow valley, the village takes its name from the beautiful and enchanting spring which feeds the river Sorgue. Finally, heading out to visit the Mur de la Peste or the plague wall, built in the Vaucluse Mountains to stop the spread of the plague, the remains of the wall can still be seen different parts of the Plateau de Vaucluse.
Seducing travelers with its stunning landscapes, world-class modern art, delightful cuisine and incredible historical heritage, the best time to visit Provence are from month of March to June and September through November.
This self-guided walking tour of Provence will cost you €785 (INR 60445) per person on twin share basis, with inclusions like breakfast, all accommodations and luggage transport facilities.