Chaine de La Fare – Eguilles, walk in the hills

Eguilles - Hike - Toute l'année

Eguilles stands poised on a rocky spur, overlooking the plain of Arc. Who could believe that this small and peaceful fortified village was the stage of a bloody uprising against Queen Jeanne in the 14th century? The itinerary leads through the hills on a voyage into these distant times. You will discover the local "bories" (dry stone huts), cross the Via Aurelia Roman road and the ancient lanes used to move herds to their summer or winter pastures, and enjoy magnificent views stretching over the mounts of La Trévaresse, Sainte-Victoire, Mont Aurélien, Sainte Baume and l’Etoile all the way to Etang de Berre lake… This delightful 13 km walk, bathed in History, is of average technical difficulty and accessible to all levels.

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Apps
Outings

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.

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  • Towns visited

    Eguilles

  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Distance

    12km

  • Duration

    1/2 day

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Slope

    234m

Nearby

  1. Le Mazet de Camaïsse

    B&B

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  2. Clos des Roses (Le)

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  3. Mme Gourdet

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  4. Le Colvert

    B&B

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Where to stay

Adonis
Resort

Adonis

Eguilles

Located in Eguilles, Les Jardins d'Athéna offers self-catering accommodation. The property features a garden, a terrace and an outdoor pool. Guests have access to free parking and free WiFi. The air conditioned apartments include a seating area and a TV with satellite channels. There is a…

Le Colvert
B&B

Le Colvert

Eguilles

Beautiful beds & breakfast in the heart of Eguilles village, in a XVIth century house, located in an alley, quiet. An enclosed common detached garden of 380 m² (across the street) with awning, summer kitchen, barbecue. Central location. Wifi. 1st floor: Cézanne room with 2 beds 1 person 90x200…

Le Mazet de Camaïsse
B&B

Le Mazet de Camaïsse

Eguilles

Ancienne bergerie dans la pinède alliant décoration et confort modernes au charme de la Provence authentique. Grands espaces, convivialité et intimité préservées. "La fontaine de Fabrègues" : 1 chambre pour 2 personnes (lit 180) avec salle d'eau et wc privatifs "Le Boulidou" et "les…

Le pey blanc
B&B

Le pey blanc

Aix en Provence

Villa au calme sans vis-à-vis, située sur une colline avec vue dominante sur la campagne aixoise et alentours. Grand parc arboré et clôturé de plus d'un hectare, composé sur sa partie haute d'une pinède et en contrebas d'arbres fruitiers. Piscine privative à libre disposition de début…

Bellevue
Holiday rental

Bellevue

Aix en Provence

In the calm countryside outside Aix, 8 km from the town centre, this comfortable gite has been built to the rear of the owners' farmhouse on a former working farm; ground floor duplex. Ground floor: kitchen/living room with sofa bed (2 persons). Shower. WC. Upper floor : 1 double bedroom. Central…

La Villa des Songes
B&B

La Villa des Songes

Eguilles

Dans un bâtiment indépendant, 1 chambre d'hôte de 38 mètres carrés au décor soigné et raffiné avec Spa privatif, salle d'eau, réfrigérateur, thé et café à disposition, peignoirs, TV, wifi, petite cour et terrasse privée. A 5 min à pied du centre du village Petits déjeuners inclus.

Mas De La Granette
Holiday rental

Mas De La Granette

Aix en Provence

Au coeur de la campagne aixoise, dans une grande propriété sécurisée avec portail et digicode, gîte neuf provençal (tuiles anciennes, crépis frotassé sable clair, poutres de récupération) dans une dépendance reliée au Mas des propriétaires (aucun vis-à-vis). Gîte en duplex.Au…

Mme et M. Carmen et Jacky Meynier
B&B

Mme et M. Carmen et Jacky Meynier

Eguilles

Un Lit en Provence : At 500 m from a typical village, charming provencal country house in the middle of a 7000 sq meter garden planted by olives, pines, fruiterers, grass and flowers. You will appreciate the quiet area, the swimming-pool. Your guests will give you advice for touristics activities…

Clos des Roses (Le)
B&B

Clos des Roses (Le)

Eguilles

Au centre du village, 2 chambres d'hôte pour deux personnes, chaque chambre avec salle d'eau, 1 appartement avec entrée indépendante pour 2 personnes avec coin cuisine, tv, salle d'eau et lave linge. Climatisation réversible dans chaque logement, wifi gratuit, jardin.

Things to do

Confiserie Fruidoraix
Delicacies

Confiserie Fruidoraix

Eguilles

Factory created in 1880 by its founder who passed it on to her daughter. The family has now been making fine confectionery for four generations. Our stringent selection of the finest ingredients is what makes our sweets so perfect. We follow traditional recipes to produce the very best. La…

Eguilles garden
Park / garden

Eguilles garden

Eguilles

Hidden in the heart of the village, this is an artist's garden. The works of contemporary sculptor Max Sauze are displayed in 950 m2 of lush, varied vegetation, creating scenes in carefully organised disorder. Open all year by appointment on 06 03 77 67 40. Permanent exhibition in the…

Show room Aix & Terra
Craftsman

Show room Aix & Terra

Aix en Provence

Show room Aix and Terra wrought-iron furniture .

Domaine de Frédavelle
Wines

Domaine de Frédavelle

Eguilles

This vineyard, certified AOC Côteaux d'Aix en Provence, covers 30 hectares and was first harvested in 1999. Growers and harvesters: all stages, from growing to vinification, bottling and marketing, are carried out at the estate. The wines are made from the following varieties: White /…

Domaine de Camaïssette
Olive

Domaine de Camaïssette

Eguilles

Le Domaine de Camaïssette est une étape obligée sur la Route des Vins. Déguster les vins et l’huile d’olive de la propriété accompagnés de spécialités locales, visiter les vignes et le chai en compagnie de Michèle Nasles font partie des bons moments passés en Provence. A une…

Chocolaterie de Puyricard
Delicacies

Chocolaterie de Puyricard

Aix en Provence

For more than 40 years, Chocolaterie de Puyricard has made fine chocolates using traditional methods and created 100 original recipes. We also specialise in calissons, macaroons, marshmallows and even ices. You can visit Chocolaterie de Puyricard to tour the workshop and see the production…

Musée du Calisson - Confiserie du Roy René
Museum

Musée du Calisson - Confiserie du Roy René

Aix en Provence

Located among 2 hectares of young almond trees, this magnificent building labelled Sustainable Méditerranean building was drawn and designed by Architect Christophe Gulizzi. The 350-square meter Musée du Calisson looks down on the production space. Old machinery, videos, interactive games,…

Evana
Low mountain guide

Evana

Eguilles

Depuis plus de 13 ans, EVANA est une structure de professionnels de la randonnée qui organise et encadre les randonnées et les balades dans les massifs de Provence (les Calanques, la Ste Victoire, le Garlaban, la Ste Baume...) et sur tout le territoire des Bouches du Rhône. Spécialiste de…

Les Vignerons de Granet
Wines

Les Vignerons de Granet

Aix en Provence

A few kilometers from the Cours Mirabeau , the Granet Vignerons’ cooperative cellar is located in the Aix-en-Provence district, close to François Marius Granet mansion.

Inspirations

Terroir

The Olive

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Terroir

Sardines

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The 'OM'

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