Private Guided Day Hikes & Walking Tours in Southern France






Provence & the Riviera on foot

Private Guided Day Hikes & Walking Tours in Southern France







Private Guided Day Hikes & Walking Tours in Southern France






            Escape to Provence





 An invitation to all your senses!












How about exploring Provence & the French Riviera







with local professional hiking guides,






living enriching experiences and discovering unique spots?







You can choose to head out on adventure trails in the knowledge







that your guide’s priority is to keep you safe






Make the most of every day and enjoy the peace of mind that comes







from walking the great outdoors with an expert guide







who knows his region like the back of his hand







Come and experience a typical colorful open-air market









      and taste an iconic Provençal dish





before sipping a pastis on the terrace of a café





Soak up the beautiful sun-drenched landscapes





as van Gogh and Cezanne used to do





and make sure to play pétanque !






Jean-Bernard Letemple and his fellow partners are open and friendly,







willing to help you make your trip as pleasant and amazing as possible










hiking with us !











Private walking tours led by local professional guides

Come and discover Provence’s enchanting outdoors on foot, escorted by a local hiking guide. What a wonderful way to get the most of its various attractions: pretty towns and villages, colorful countryside, lush vineyards, olive groves with silver leaves and bright rugged landscapes like those of the Calanques National Park and of Mont Sainte-Victoire.

See 8 Provence destinations









Welcome to En Route Provence,
the website that invites you to embrace the beauty of
Provence’s great outdoors in southern France
by hiring a local hiking guide!

We’ve got nice trips to suit strollers and hikers
of all interests and physical abilities.




Provence’s gems: best seen on foot


Head out for walking holidays in Southern France! And find out the various guided walks we offer: a selection of 70 different trails, from short strolls to challenging hikes in the special parts you can explore within Provence.

Our small hiking tour company calls on local guides who know Provence trails inside out. We will be happy to help you catch the beauty and diversity of its bright scenery and quaint villages. Come and feel the spirit of the place while hiking these 8 natural destinations:




the French Riviera around Nice, Cannes & Menton
the Verdon Gorge, near the Alps
the Alpilles, Les Baux de Provence & St-Remy
the Calanques between Marseille & Cassis
Mont Sainte-Victoire, near Aix-en-Provence

the Luberon massif, Gordes & hilltop villages

Mont Ventoux & the Lure mountains
the Camargue, like nowhere else

Come and experience why Provence, France’s most popular region for holidays, is such a famous land: its light is undeniably what has fascinated and provided inspiration to such a great number of famous painters and writers! Walk in artists’ footsteps.



Bordering on the Mediterranean and stretching to the Alps, Provence & the French Riviera make up the historical region of France forming the southeasternmost corner of the country. In a very sunny climate all year round, Provence Côte d’Azur is definitely one of the best region in France when it comes to discover l’art de vivre, thanks to its rich cultural heritage. It is also an outdoor lover’s playground, especially for hikers.



Why hire a local hiking guide ?

French professional hiking guides have undergone training and assessment courses through a rigorous process to ensure adequate competence: they have graduated with a France national certification. Here is a list of reasons why you should hire a guide when walking on Provence trails:

– firstly, keeping you safe and giving you advice on every trail he (or she) will lead you on,
– secondly, customizing a hiking tour for you, based on your interests, your physical abilities and your travel schedule, and considering current weather conditions,
– thirdly, showing you secret spots, as they know Provence’s lands intimately, and managing to lead you on quiet paths and choose backup trails if need be,
– in addition, providing environmental interpretation into his (or her) hikes : as a local expert, your guide will help you identify the varied species of the Mediterranean flora, discover Provence towns and villages cultural heritage, and will tell you stories about the places you visit. In short, you will gain a much deeper appreciation of the region.
– moreover, making it easier for you to communicate with French people



Get expert leading when scrambling on Provence’s steep rocky trails


       Provence’s great outdoors :


France’s most diversified landscapes
                                  and brightest sky !





 Read about Provence’s natural geographical features