Belles Routes

Footpaths or roads? Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme has selected a range of stunning tours for walkers, cyclist, mountain bikers, drivers and motorcyclists…

Editorial

The Bouches-du-Rhône really is a place apart!
It is one of France's most urban and populated areas, yet also home to exceptional natural sites such as the 'Calanques' fjords, Camargue and inland Provence… Our 'Belles Routes' itineraries reveal all!
Each itinerary is a great opportunity to explore the Bouches-du-Rhône's stunning towns, villages, cultural sites and landscapes. We love getting off the beaten track and showing visitors the authentic and contemporary aspects of the area you'll never find in a traditional guide.
Enjoy the trip!

Bouches-du-Rhône : Green Provence
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Bouches-du-Rhône : Green Provence

The Bouches-du-Rhône is a genuine paradise for outdoor activities. Riders, walkers and cyclists will love our bridle paths, footpaths and trails bathed in sunshine. And our climate means you can get out all year long! What's more, over half of the area is a 'green zone', dotted with nature reserves, national parks, forests and around 30 protected public domains maintained by the Area Council.

Sunlight and exotic climes
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Sunlight and exotic climes

Fancy getting away from it all? The winding roads of the Bouches-du-Rhône lead to many marvels, such as the Côte Bleue marine park, regional nature reserves of Camargue and Les Alpilles, the 'Calanques' national park, protected public domains, Sainte Victoire mountain as portrayed by Cézanne, Pagnol's Garlaban, secret grottos in the hills, and the parks and gardens of our 'Département Fleuri' (region in bloom) – the Bouches-du-Rhône is the only area in south-eastern France boasting this label !

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Guide

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A range of stunning tours for walkers, cyclist, mountain bikers, drivers and motorcyclists…

'Belles Routes' car tours
Documentation

Download guide

Pocket style! The printable version of 'Belles Routes en Provence', downloadable in pdf format.

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Villages of Provence

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Serving tourism

Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme is a non-profit ‘association loi 1901’ organisation.It is entrusted by the Conseil Départemental (or regional council) to promote tourism in Bouches-du-Rhône while respecting the environment and local residents, and guaranteeing visitors a top-quality experience.

The best of the destination

So that everyone’s hopes and tastes are catered for, Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme promotes must-see destinations which take visitors off the beaten track, using its deep understanding of the area and its neutral role as a non-profit organisation.