About Jean-Bernard Letemple
and his partners, hiking guides
a welcoming outdoor adventure professional
and hiking tour organizer, operating in an
independant team of accredited hiking guides
Passionate and highly skilled local guides
For twenty years, I, Jean-Bernard, have succeeded in expanding my activity as a guide, turning my passion into my profession, without the need for an extra income source.
All my colleagues and I are UIMLA certified hiking guides who live and work on the Provence territory. Be confident about hiring a guide: my partners and I will keep you safe on every trail of this vast and varied region. We will select with you the best routes according to your wishes and abilities, together with the conditions of your stay. You will find us approachable, accommodating and eager to make your experience here a memorable one.
And with us, walking in Provence led by a guide is possible in four languages : we can speak English, French, German and Italian.
*. Union of International Mountain Leader Associations
All of us are naturalist guides, with expert knowledge, especially in the so diverse
Mediterranean flora. In addition to the guiding of adults, most of us steadily lead
students and their teacher on our hiking trails in outdoor education programs.
Hiking is one of my greatest joys in life and I am happy to share my passion and knowledge with you, who come from all over the world to visit Provence, my beautiful and so diverse region.
I am an accredited professional hiking guide, member of the UIMLA (Union of International Mountain Leader Associations). On trails since 1999 as a guide, I have acquired a solid expertise in a wide range of trails and a large knowledge in many fields: natural environment of course, but also history, art, food and wine – in a word, local culture. I am ever eager to share with my guests tidbits of information about the area we are exploring.
My business partners in outdoor recreation and education are local incoming agencies and tour operators, holiday clubs, hotels, tourist offices, high schools and other professional hiking guides.
Provençal by my mother, I practice my activity in every corner of Provence with a various public in very different ways. And this diversity is essential to me.
My family and I have been living in Provence since 2000, after a few years spent in Canada. Besides hiking, I am passionate about trail running, cooking, listening to music and watching movies.
I am an International Mountain Leader (UIMLA).
My certificate : Brevet d’État d’Accompagnateur en Moyenne Montagne
(French State Mountain Leader certificate).
Thank you for your confidence !