Discover Provence by foot: hiking trails around Les Baux-de-Provence

Discover Provence by foot: hiking trails around Les Baux-de-Provence

The regional natural park of Alpilles covers 16 municipalities including that of Baux-de-Provence. It is the ideal place for discovering the richness of the local flowers and wildlife, which counts 19 bat species, 40 bird species and over 960 different plant species. What about a hike to discover all the secrets of the region?

Stroll with Boucabelle and its flock of Rove goats

Natascha raises her goats in the Alpilles. Go on a hike with her to guide the goats in the hills of the Desert District in Les Baux-de-Provence. This is a unique opportunity to discover the stunning Provençal landscapes and meet a breeder of the region. You will even have the chance to discover  Natascha’s goat farm and her goats’ kids!

These hikes take place on Wednesdays April 18th & 25th and May 2nd at 2pm (6€ per person, reservation required.)

Country Path

Come and discover the orchards of Bruno, an organic farmer. His lands are located at the foot of the village of Baux-de-Provence, the ideal place to see the village from a new angle! Bruno will lead you through his crops and show you local flowers.

The next edition will take place on Monday April 23rd at 11am (6€ per person, reservation required.)

Tasting tour: colors and flavors of the olive tree

It is well known that Provence, and more particularly the valley of Baux, makes one of the best olive oils. During this hike, you will have the opportunity to discover the olive groves and taste the different varieties of oils.

Participate in one of the next walks, Mondays April 30th, May 7 th and May 21st at 10am (12€ per person, reservation required.)

Les Baux-Saint Rémy by the ridges

Here is a hiking trail accessible at any time, whenever you want! This is the hike linking Les Baux-de-Provence to the village of Saint Rémy de Provence via the ridges of the regional natural park of Alpilles.

Leave the village of Les Baux following the D27 road towards Maillane (north) and pass the Carrières de Lumières. After your ascent, turn right towards the “orientation table”. By following this path for about 200 meters, you will reach a magnificent point of view that allows to enjoy the valley of Les Baux all around you. From there, follow the GR6 Les Baux – Saint Remy hiking trail by the ridges. Enjoy!

We thank the Tourist Office of the Baux-de-Provence. For more information and reservations, visit their website.

Photo : © Eric Spiller Photographies de Provence et d’ailleurs