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Canyon d'Ocre

In the vicinity of Mont Ventoux there are many remains of old quarries where ocher was exploited. This walk is less known by tourists, but it is a real winner. You will not only pass some ocher caves and old ocher quarries from 1885, but you will also have beautiful views of Mont Ventoux and the wide surroundings.

Circuit des Bornes Papales

Very nice walk through the Enclave of the Pope. This enclave was marked out with border posts in the 14th and 15th centuries and this walk takes you past five of them. During the walk you can enjoy vineyards, lavender fields and truffle groves with beautiful views, including Mont Ventoux, Les Dentelles de Montmirail and La Lance.

Le Colorado Provençal de Rustrel

The very small village of Rustrel is located against the Plateau d'Albion in the Parc Naturel Régional du Luberon. This short walk goes through the famous old ocher quarries and mines. It is enjoying the beautiful color palette with countless shades of orange, flaming red, yellow and purple, hence the name Colorado Provençal de Rustrel. The ocher earth is the result of sand deposits created by the withdrawal of the sea millions of years ago.

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