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LES BAUX DE PROVENCE - Le Val d'Enfer

in Les Baux-de-Provence
6.2 km
  • Discover the landscapes evoking the Hell of Dante by browsing the Val d'Enfer !

  • With your back to the Tourist Office, turn right and cross the esplanade. At the end, go down the stairs and follow the road on the left. At the intersection, follow the road to the right in direction of Maillane. Go past the Quarries of Lights, ignore the road that goes down to the left, and just after the sign of end of agglomeration take on the right the way marked PR. Continue straight on this road for 500 m. 1- At the crossing, turn right on the blue marked path, then ignore the path on...
    With your back to the Tourist Office, turn right and cross the esplanade. At the end, go down the stairs and follow the road on the left. At the intersection, follow the road to the right in direction of Maillane. Go past the Quarries of Lights, ignore the road that goes down to the left, and just after the sign of end of agglomeration take on the right the way marked PR. Continue straight on this road for 500 m. 1- At the crossing, turn right on the blue marked path, then ignore the path on your left. At the next intersection, climb the path to the left and continue for 1 km. Ignore the path on your left and join immediately after a crossroads near a buried cistern. 2- Take the marked GR® trail on the left and follow it to a DFCI barrier. Climb the very wide path on the right leading to a panorama. Go down the path on the left. Follow the road on the right for 200 m to reach the pierced rock. Return of the descended path by foot. 3- Turn right on the path, follow it for 500 m, and find the intersection of point1. Go down the path already practiced in the other direction and join the end of agglomeration sign. Follow the road towards the Carrières de Lumières and take the marked road PR on the right. Follow it on 200 m. 4- At the level of the stone, engraved ""Le Val d'Enfer - les Portelets", take on the right the way with the feet of the rocks on a few meters, then to return on your steps. Continue on the marked road PR, until the small parking of the old school of Les Baux On the left of the school, go up the concrete road to join the D27.
    5- (Caution, traffic) Cross the road and climb the stairs on the right to a parking lot. Once on the parking lot, climb the paved street, pass a fortified gate and cross the town center of Les Baux to reach the starting point.

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  • Departure
    Les Baux-de-Provence
  • Departure : Tourism Office, the Baux-de-Provence.
    Arrival : Les Baux-de-Provence.
    10 km south-south west of St-Rémy-de-Provence, by the D5 and D27a.
    Parking recommended : Parking à l'entrée des Baux-de-Provence .
    Look for public transport times on the site www.lepilote.com in the town of Baux-de-Provence.
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
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