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Start and end in Marseille! With the hiking & trekking tour Highlights of Provence, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Marseille, France and 3 other destinations in France. Highlights of Provence includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
- Day 1: Start Greoux-les-Bains.
- Day 2: Walk direct from the hotel to the Valensole plateau, a spectacular area in summer for seeing fields of lavender.
- Day 3: Bus transfer to Forcalquier, known for having the best outdoor market in Provence. Ascend from town with views across the Mourres plateau, a site of geological interest with its mushroom shaped limestone.
- Day 4: Transfer by private bus to the lovely village of Quinson. Follow a walkway along the lower Verdon Gorge with views of the sparkling turquoise waters.
- Day 5: Free day in Greoux-les-Bains; optional visit to Aix-en-Provence.
- Day 6: Take the bus to Moustier-Ste-Marie. Climb the ridge of L'Ourbes with views over the lake of St Crois. After reaching the top descend via old Roman road.
- Day 7: Follow the Verdon River and ascend hill for views over Lake Esparron. Arrive for lunch in village of Saint Martin before walking to the plateau of Pauron.
- Day 8: End Greoux-les-Bains.
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- TGTatiana· September 21, 2017Well organized tour, good accommodation. Interesting walks. Tour leader Isabelle beyond expected, knowledgeable, great personality, also gave me very good advice re further travel through Provence. Very happy with the tour & would do it again.Trip date: September 2017
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Highlights of Provence
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