Hiking - Cezanne to Bibémus: from Le Tholonet to the Bibémus quarries

Le Tholonet - Sports pédestres - Saturday 19 February 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Sunday 27 February 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Sunday 6 March 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Saturday 19 March 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Sunday 27 March 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Saturday 9 April 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Saturday 30 April 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Saturday 14 May 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Sunday 29 May 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Monday 6 June 2022 between 5.30 pm and 9.30 pm. Saturday 25 June 2022 between 5.30 pm and 9.30 pm. Saturday 16 July 2022 between 5.30 pm and 9.30 pm. Saturday 13 August 2022 between 5.30 pm and 9.30 pm. Saturday 3 September 2022 between 5.30 pm and 9.30 pm. Sunday 18 September 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Saturday 1st of October 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Sunday 16 October 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Saturday 29 October 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Sunday 13 November 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm. Saturday 26 November 2022 between 9.30 am and 1.30 pm.

Visit Bibemus quarries and hike in a regional park. Starting at Tholonet village, the walk starts inside the Regional Parc Roques Hautes until Bibémus plateau. A stunning contrast: red-ochre mud and stones, dark green pine forest and light blue sky. Get to know the vegetation of Provence called "garrigue", through the eyes of the painter. "Feel its geological power and its rocky vitality" as Cezanne liked to say.

Once on the plateau, come and see Cezanne's provencal old stone house in the middle of Bibémus quarries and examine some of his paintings as replicas. Walk back along the natural balconies with a panoramic view of Sainte-Victoire mountain range. In this painter's palette, where time has brilliantly shaped this breathtaking landscape.

Hike average level. Climbs & descents :+/- 200m

➜ Language: English & French

➜ Entrance of the Bibémus quarries included.

➜ Needed: walking shoes, picnic and water.

➜ Departure from the castle of Le Tholonet (3099 Route Cezanne)

➜ Duration: 4h

➜ Booking at the information desk or on the website of the Tourist Office.

Information provided by Grand Site Concors Sainte-Victoire

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