Foret de Castillon - Port De Bouc, Etang du Pourra

Walk - Dates and program to be confirmed - Free

Castillon forest is a protected site situated in the town of Port-de-Bouc. Bordered by 4 lakes, the forest features three walking itineraries specially designed by the French National Forestry Commission for lovers of old stones, fauna and beautiful landscapes. The "sentier des oiseaux" offers walkers a chance to admire grey herons, mallards, coots, flamingos and shelducks. The Pourra discovery footpath guides you over the marshes and Provençal forest. Interspersed with informative panels, it allow visitors to discover the rich and varied local flora and fauna, plus numerous ancient remains (wells, huts, terraces, etc.). The 2 km "Tourism & Handicap" footpath is specially fitted out for the disabled and families with young children.

Forêt domaniale de Castillon

Port de Bouc

Information provided byOT Port de Bouc


Access to the Bouches-du-Rhône's hill chains, which are highly exposed to forest fires, is regulated according to the local weather conditions. Thanks to the mobile app 'My Provence Envie de Balade' and the special 0811 20 13 13 hotline, walkers benefit from real-time information and can set out with a peaceful mind.

  • Organiser

    Comité Départemental du Tourisme 13
  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Distance


  • Duration

    1 to 2hrs

  • Level


  • Slope


  • Tour language


  • Phone

    • 04 91 13 84 13
  • Fax

    04 91 33 01 82

  • Website

  • Download the topographical map

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