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The Iscles trail
The Iscles trail

The Iscles trail

Are you looking for a hike with a difference in Provence ?
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Follow the pink trail and prepare for something special in Provence. You won't find any elevations, limestone rocks or garrigues here. What you get is a walk in the stream bed of the Durance, the hot-headed river whose bed changes with the seasons on pebbles that are over 100 million years old. First you cross the agricultural plain sculpted by man. Fauna reigns supreme as you get closer to the Durance. You may well spot a kingfisher, black stork, bee-eater or Egyptian vulture. The flora is just as specific with its reed bed, sea-buckthorn, willows and poplars. You may even see some evening primrose, a small yellow flower crowning a long stem.

Route features
Pink signage
Start and car park opposite Tourist Information
10km route
Estimated 3 hr walk
No particular difficulty

This trail is open all year with no entry restrictions to the mountain ranges over summer.
Be careful, the flow of the Durance can change very quickly depending on rainfall and water released from the dam upstream.
Be careful, the Durance's banks are unstable.

 

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Do not light fires
Keep to the paths
Do not pick flowers
Do not disturb wildlife
Keep dogs on a lead during hunting season
Take your litter home with you
Wear appropriate footwear and take a hydrating drink
Take a mobile phone
Adhere to rules and regulations
 

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