PROVENCE & THE RIVIERA ON FOOT

Private guided hikes & walking tours in southern France

 

 

Provence & the Riviera on foot

Private guided hikes & walking tours in southern France

 

 

PROVENCE & THE RIVIERA ON FOOT

Private guided hikes & walking tours in southern France

 

 

 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 coming 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      tasting 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy
hiking with us !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Private walking tours led by local professional guides

Come and discover the Provence outdoors on foot, escorted by a local hiking guide. What a worderful way to get the most of its various faces: pretty towns and villages, colorful countryside, lush vineyards, groves of gnarled olive trees with silvery leaves and bright rugged landscapes like those of the Calanques National Park.

See 8 Provence destinations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to En Route Provence,
the website that invites you to explore the most beautiful
great outdoors that Provence, southern France, offers
by hiring a local hiking guide!

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

 

 

Provence’s wonders : best seen on foot

 

Head out for a vacation hike Southern France ! In other words, find out the variety of guided walks we propose : you can choose from short strolls to challenging hikes according to the natural region you plan to discover.

Our small hiking tour company calls on local guides who know Provence trails inside out. They will be happy to help you catch the beauty and diversity of the bright scenery and quaint villages. You can admire them while hiking these 8 natural destinations :

 

 

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Bordering on the Mediterranean Sea 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 most famous region in France when it comes to discover l’art de vivre thanks to its varied cultural heritage. It is also an outdoor lover’s playground, especially for hikers.

 

Why hire a local hiking guide ?

 

 

A professional hiking guide in France has achieved accreditation: the UIMLA certification (Union of International Mountain Leader Associations). Here are the main benefits our local expert guides will provide you with on our organized walks in Provence:

– 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 by translating things for you

Get expert guidance 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