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Proposed activities around the Olympiads

Whether you are on your own or in a group, several activities are possible: guided tours, hikes, e-bike tours, boat trips…enjoy visiting Aix-en-Provence and the surrounding area in addition to the 16th Popular Sports Olympiads.

Individuals

GUIDED TOURS

Hidden heritage in Aix old Town € 10 2h I RESERVE
Thursday, 10th, 17th and 24th of October at 4 pm, Friday, 11th and 25th of October at 10 am and 4 pm and Friday, 18th of October at 10 am and 3 pm
This tour is also available in frenchgerman and italian on other days.


> consult the regular program of guided tours of Aix-en-Provence.


HIKES

Sainte-Victoire / Cezanne’s landscapes € 20 2h30 I RESERVE
On October 9th, 14th, 16th, 19th and 23rd at 2.00 pm
In French
Sainte-Victoire / Walk in the nature € 20 2h30 I RESERVE
On October 12th and 17th at 2.00 pm
In French

The tourist office provides all year long a wide range of activities and excursions around Cezanne, culture (museums and exhibitions), wine and gastronomy.

> consult the complete program.

Groups

Walks and hikes for groups of minimum 8 persons  in the Luberon, Calanques, Sainte Victoire…
French, English, Italian and German


SAINTE-VICTOIRE

Cezanne landscapes Level 1/4 2h30 INFORMATION
This walk deals with the world famous painter Cezanne and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the iconic scenery of Aix landscapes. By following in Cezanne’s footsteps, you will be mesmerized by the exceptional view of the Sainte Victoire moutain.
Croix de Provence Level 3/4 Day tour INFORMATION
This hike leads you to the Croix de Provence, the symbolic top of the Sainte Victoire mountain at an altitude of 970 meters. We will visit a chapel from the 12th century and a priory which has recently been restored. A beautiful panoramic view over the region.
Walk in the nature Level 1/4 2h30 INFORMATION
This walk (which starts in the village of Le Tholonet) gives you the opportunity to discover typical landscapes of Provence (olive trees fields, mediterranean vegetation …) with a view of the Sainte Victoire mountain. The guide will present the local flora in this protected area.
E-bike Level 2/4 3h INFORMATION
This e-bike tour leads you to the charming routes of the southern side of the Sainte Victoire. Many stops will give you the opportunity to admire the landscapes of Provence (olive trees and lavender fields) including explanations of your guide. Departure and arrival at the exit of Le Tholonet (10 minutes from Aix en Provence).
 

LUBERON

Sivergues Level 2/4 Day tour INFORMATION
This hike starts from the « plateau des Claparèdes » and takes you to the Auberge des Séguins. The trail goes to the « Vallon de l’Aiguebrun » and the stone village of Sivergues. A one of a kind trail including magnificent views of the Luberon.
Cucuron & wine tasting* Level 1/4 Day tour INFORMATION
This hike from Cucuron leads you to the village of Vaugines through typical landscapes of Luberon (vineyards, oak trees, fruit trees…). Picnic from the backpack. In the middle of the afternoon, transfer to reach a wine estate for a Luberon wine tasting.
 

CALANQUES NATIONAL PARK

Port-Miou, Port Pin et En-Vau Calanques Level 3/4 Day tour INFORMATION
This hike departs from the village of Cassis and takes you to the Port-Miou and Port-Pin Calanques before reaching  the belvedere which dominates the wonderful En-Vau Calanque. Not to be missed: a hike to the national park of Calanques. Picnic from the backpack. Return to the village of Cassis and its charming little port (45-minute visit)
2 calanques + boat trip Level 1/4 Day tour INFORMATION
This walkjng tour departs from Cassis and takes you to the Port-Miou and Port-Pin Calanques, located at the entrance of the Calanques national park.  Picnic from the backpack. Return to the port of Cassis for the boat trip to the Calanques (45 minutes). A day combining the discovery of Calanques on foot and by boat.
 

LES ALPILLES

Les Baux- de-Provence Level 2/4 Day tour INFORMATION
This hike gives you the opportunity to discover the Alpilles (seen from the top and bottom). Our trail goes through the olive trees fields and leads you to the typical village of Baux-de-Provence. Panoramic view over the region.

* to consume with moderation