Topo rando : au coeur d'une oliveraie

Mouriès, Aureille - Hike - Toute l'année

This is a route that will reconcile the walkers with classic images of agricultural Provence! Along the southern slopes of the Alpilles mountains between the villages of Mouries and Aureille, this hike without particular difficulty crosses from West to East a terroir man-made around olive, vine and fruit crops.Journeying in the depression of the Destet, framed by pine forests and scrubland, the Walker discovers with surprise sudden fertility of a mountain known for its drought.On Piedmont, mas and areas elected domicile, giving this depression look to welcoming agricultural oasis.Further, the plain of Askari is dominated by plots of olive trees. She announced the arrival in the village of Aureille, recognizable by the openwork Tower of its church.

Information provided byBouches du Rhône Tourisme

  • Towns visited

    Aureille

  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Distance

    19km

  • Duration

    1/2 day

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Slope

    325m

Nearby

  1. La Pitchoune

    Holiday rental

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  2. Le Vallon de Gayet

    Cuisine de Provence

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  3. Lou Beruguet

    Holiday rental

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  4. Côté Terrasse

    Holiday rental

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Where to stay

La Pitchoune
Holiday rental

La Pitchoune

Mouriès

Tastefully decorated, new apartment in the heart of the Alpilles. 2 bedrooms with double bed and 2 single beds. Crib available. Washroom. Toilet. Air-conditioning. Private terrace with patio furniture. Barbecue. Pool. Car park.

Le Vallon de Gayet
Hotel

Le Vallon de Gayet

Mouriès

Like Van Gogh, in the middle of the Alpilles, if you crave simple yet refined peace, the Vallon de Gayet will meet your expectations. The restaurant will treat you to the colour and flavours of Provençal cuisine.

Mme et M. Monique et Serge Corbier
B&B

Mme et M. Monique et Serge Corbier

Maussane les Alpilles

4 guest rooms in peaceful countryside. Patio-Garden-Swimming pool.

Côté Terrasse
Holiday rental

Côté Terrasse

Saint Martin de Crau

Very beautiful farmhouse of the 18th century, in a cool and green area in the middle of the meadows, quiet place away from road traffic. Another gite on site (G178). Spacious gite, well decorated inside, with Fontvieille stones, whitewash finishes, visible beams. Gite in half floor :…

Le Petousin
Holiday rental

Le Petousin

Mouriès

In the village of Mouriès, typical village of the Alpilles, at the end of a quiet dead-end, fully detached house with its secure private pool (7x4 m - open from 01/06 to 30/09) on a closed garden (300 m²) with lawn, trees and flowers. The beautiful olive tree which sits in the garden gave its…

M. Trefois
B&B

M. Trefois

Mouriès

In a vast 7000m ² 50-year-old olive grove, we offer 4 comfortable bright and aired rooms, each with a separate entrance with private furnished terrace. Possibility of table d'hote except July and August. Smokers and animals not accepted.

Sylvie
Holiday rental

Sylvie

Mouriès

Air conditioned studio in the outbuildings of a house that includes gites G910840 and G910839, near the owners' house in the countryside. Fully enclosed property (automatic gate: remote control available). Ground floor: living room/kitchen/BR nook separated by curtain (1 double bed). Shower/WC.…

Mas Vincent
B&B

Mas Vincent

Mouriès

5 25m ² bedrooms, decorated with antique Provençal style furniture each with shower, washbasin and WC.

Les Cigales
B&B

Les Cigales

Mouriès

Recently built house in the typical village of Mouriès. Large enclosed garden. In the heart of the Alpilles Natural Park. Dinner available every day by reservation and bicycle loan on request. 2 bedrooms with a double and 1 single bed. Separate bedrooms with each private terraces (15 m²) with…

Things to do

Golf Club de Servanes
Golf

Golf Club de Servanes

Mouriès

At the foot of the Alpilles, near Les Baux-de-Provence, the Servanes Golf Club enjoys an unforgettable setting and the benefits of the Open Golf Club Chain on one of the finest 18-hole courses in France. To visit nearby: Saint Rémy de Provence, Les Baux de Provence, Les Saintes Maries de la Mer…

Roquemartine
Walk / hike

Roquemartine

Mouriès, Aureille, Eyguières, Eygalières, Orgon

A double circuit in the North of the Department, realized with the association of the paths of Prestige leads you through the Valley of the Durance bass by the villages of Verquières, Cabannes and St Andiol, rich of a medieval heritage. Two loops of 20 km for a walk in the heart of the cultural…

Mas de Gourgonnier
Wines

Mas de Gourgonnier

Mouriès

A mi-chemin entre Arles et Salon, un vieux mas du XVIIIe siècle qui cultive l’esprit Nature. La famille Cartier, propriétaire du Mas du Gourgonnier, a adopté la vigne il y a plus d’un demi-siècle. Avec un succès certain : ces vins comptent parmi les références de l’AOP Baux de…

Mas de la Tapi
Olive

Mas de la Tapi

Mouriès

Producers/harvesters of Vallée des Baux AOP olive oil

Moulin à huile coopératif  du Mas Neuf
Olive

Moulin à huile coopératif du Mas Neuf

Mouriès

Cooperative mill and old mill shop; old and new fittings: former 'blood press', granite millstone and new continuous production line. Les Beaux architecture constructed in 1626, production of cold-pressed extra virgin Vallée des Baux AOC olive oil.

Alpilles – Mouriès, Caisses de Jean-Jean
Walk

Alpilles – Mouriès, Caisses de Jean-Jean

Mouriès

Emerging from the heart of Provence, the ragged peaks of the Alpilles limestone mountain chain rise to an altitude of over 400 metres. In this haven of Provençal vegetation, visitors can enjoy picking thyme, rosemary and wild asparagus... But the highlight of the itinerary remains the olive…

Moulin Saint Michel
Olive

Moulin Saint Michel

Mouriès

The olive oil is des Baux-de-Provence AOC One area presents the old presses with their 'pressing mats', a kind of round mat between which the olives are pressed.

Moulin du Mas de Vaudoret
Olive

Moulin du Mas de Vaudoret

Mouriès

Nestled in the countryside near Mouriès, the Mas de Vaudoret Mill is the only mill to sell its products with the AB (Organic Agriculture) label. On their 35-hectare estate, Edith and Henry Bezy-Waton-Chabert produce an extra virgin Vallées des Baux AOC olive oil which won the gold medal at the…

Topo rando : au coeur d'une oliveraie
Hike

Topo rando : au coeur d'une oliveraie

Mouriès, Aureille

This is a route that will reconcile the walkers with classic images of agricultural Provence! Along the southern slopes of the Alpilles mountains between the villages of Mouries and Aureille, this hike without particular difficulty crosses from West to East a terroir man-made around olive, vine…

Where to eat

Le Vallon de Gayet
Cuisine de Provence

Le Vallon de Gayet

Mouriès

Wood fired grills provide the main specialities of this hotel-restaurant in Mouriès, set on a magnificent estate with pool, shaded terrace and manicured gardens. Served by the fire in the large, rustic dining room in winter, the dishes pay tribute to traditional hearty Provencal fare.

Le Vieux Four
Food guide restaurant

Le Vieux Four

Mouriès

Located in a large, elegant building which has been used successively as an oil mill, a soap factory and the studio of the painter Toni Grand for 30 years. The old stone walls of Les Baux meet the colourful cement tiles. The terrace, shaded by an old plane tree, allows you to enjoy this…

Inspirations

Terroir

Provence's markets

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Tradition

The soap

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Tradition

The Three Kings Cake

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