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Van Luberon Natuurpark naar de Provence

Programma van dag tot dag

Day 1: Meet at Marseille airport, Aix en Provence TGV train station or center, or directly at Cap Rando at the end of the afternoon. Welcome drink and presentation of your trip, dinner and overnight. 

image-20220925191736-1Day 2: Lauris - Buoux. After breakfast, choose the horses mounted and unmounted that will follow in hand and freedom, and start riding along the foot of the Luberon. The trails are pleasant, in the pine forests and along vineyards and orchards that take their fall colors, overlooking the Durance valley, with a beautiful view of the Sainte Victoire mountain dear to Cezanne. Picnic near Lourmarin, classified village where lived and iwas burried Albert Camus. Then, we ride to the Luberon crests from where we discover a superb point of view on a clear day: on the alpine summits in the north, until the Mediterranean in the south, before going down in the Aiguebrun canyon where we reach the Auberge des Seguins, nestled at the foot of the impressive cliffs along the Aiguebrun stram: a peacefull haven in the heart of the Luberon ! Dinner and overnight at the inn.

Day 3: Buoux - Cereste. Breakfast and departure discovering the prehistoric sites of the Aiguebrun Gorges on a pleasant trail along the only stream crossing the Luberon: the Aiguebrun. Then we will join a beautiful Provencal village and take a break at the fountain of the village to water. Lunch break under the oaks. And we leave on trails through the fragrant Provencal scrubland, with its scents of thyme, rosemary ... to join our nest accommodation near Cereste. Dinner and party with our friend Olivier.

image-20220925192010-2Day 4: Cereste - Simiane-la-Rotonde. Breakfast. Departure to the 11th century Carluc Priory where we take a break before joining Oppedette leaving the Luberon nature park among lavender fields. crossing the beautiful village, typical of upper Provence. Our assistant will be waiting for us with a pleasant Provencal meal, a scramble, a ratatouille, at the edge of the Oppedette Canyon. After lunch, we leave to join our evening accommodation: a beautiful guest house in the middle of the lavender fields at the foot of Simiane la Rotonde hilltop village. Aperitif and dinner at the host table and overnight in beautiful guest bedrooms.

Day 5: Simiane-la-Rotonde - Cruis. Departure for a relatively long day (about 7 hour riding) through the lavender fields with the Lure mountain in the background. Pleasant mid-stop buffet break before heading to Cruis through the evergreen oak forests to reach the guesthouse and its pleasant guest rooms near Cruis, overlooking the lavender fields. Dinner at the host table and night.

image-20220925192217-3Day 6: Cruis - Peyruis (our herd winter pastures). Departure on horseback south of the Montagne de Lure to join the horse winter pastures around noon, where awaits us the pleasant buffet prepared by our assistant. After this break, we prepare the horses (release and release of the herd that leaves us galloping and happy to find their freedom and their "holidays" after their season in Provence.) Rider minibus transfer to Lauris .Aperitif and festive evening dinner at the host table and night in.

Day 7: End of your trip after breakfast. Free transfer to Aix en Provence center and tgv train station, and Marseille airport.

* Indicative programs that can be modified if necessary.