Provence day trip: walking in Buoux & Luberon - Moderate
    • France - Provence
    • 1 day
    • Walking
    • Guided
    • Monday to Sunday
    • English, French
      • Trip code : A1907

About the Provence day trip: walking in Buoux & Luberon - Moderate

About the guided day trip in the Luberon

Group rate for 4 persons ( contact us if less or more)

You guided walking day start in Buoux, in the heart of the Luberon. The river runs in a cove at the foot of Buoux' cliff - famous among rock-climbers -  guided by the great rift separating the Petit and Grand Luberon. 
From the Auberge des Seguins, a beautiful wild walk leads you along the famous Aiguebrun Valley, through lush vegetation and up to the tiny hamlet of Sivergues, lost in the most remote part of the LuberonYou continue walking upwards to the thyme-laden crests of the Luberon mountains. where on a clear day we can see the snow-capped peaks of the southern Alps. You enjoy a gourmet typical "provençal" picnic with spectacular views before embarking on our descent back to the Aiguebrun Valley. Along our return we can opt to visit the 3000 year-old Buoux Fort. 

Optional : We return to the Auberge des Seguins before embarking on an optional visit of the 3000 year-old Buoux Fort, witness to the passing of several different civilizations that sought refuge atop a perilous, rocky crag.

  • Loop Walk - Buoux > Crest of the Luberon > Buoux 
    5 hours - 13 km / 8 miles - Ascent: +500 m / Descent: -500 m
  • You meet your guide at the BB Seguins in Buoux and start your hiking day from here  
  • Depending on our pace, we will be back in the BB Seguins in Buoux and finished by 4 to 5 pm

Highlights of the day trip

  • A walk from the lush valley up to the grassy hills of the crest of the Luberon
  • Visiting the lost village of Sivergues
  • The otherwordly Aiguebrun gorge with its limestone cliffs
  • 1 picnic lunch included 
  • Optional : 3000 year-old "Fort de Buoux" ( entrance included)
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Day trip info

  • This is a FIXED rate, from 1 to 4 participants maximum with 1 private guide
  • We confirm the private tour within 7 working days (subject to availability)
  • From Monday to Saturday 

The walk

  • The walk is 13km in total, and you can expect up to 6 hours of walking time along the trails.  You can expect a sustained climb of at least two hours from the start of the walk and up to the crest of the Luberon (as well as a long descent back to the valley). 
  • The paths are easy underfoot but are rocky: you can choose to wear hiking boots with ankle support but good trail runners are sufficient if you're used to walking on uneven surfaces.  

The program of the day 

  • Start of the day: 9AM in Buoux
  • Loop walk - Buoux > Crest of the Luberon > Buoux 
    5 hours - 13 km / 8 miles - Ascent: +500 m / Descent: -500 m
  • End of the day : around 5PM in Buoux

INCLUDED

  • A local private English and French speaking guide during the day tour
  • 1 picnic lunch 
  • Optional: the Buoux fort visit (on opening days)

NOT INCLUDED

  • Your transfer to the start / end of the walk 
  • Drinks
  • Insurance
  • Entrance fees - Items of personal nature

DO NOT FORGET TO BRING -  You will need:

  • Hiking shoes with ankle support or trail runners (if you're used to using them on rocky paths). 
  • Small backpack (30 liters is a good size) 
  • Sun protection (hat, sun cream in summer; fleece or jacket in spring & autumn)
  • Bottle of water
  • Wind/Rain jacket in case of inclement weather, stored in your backpack 

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        • France - Provence
        • Group rates
      • 1 day
    Total 490€
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