Parking costs 5€ and you get a little map you won't need. There are two trails, one long and one short. The long one takes about 90mins to complete and gives you the best views of the site. Arrive before 10AM if you like relative...More
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We visited this site after visiting the Ochre Trail in Roussillon which we found much more interesting. We found the Colorado Provencal trail a rather long walk for poor reward. If you have the choice, take the Roussillin one- Sentier des ocres./ Ochre trail.
We walked through this area and were stunned by the beauty, even though it was a working mine at one time. Our guides were able to give us a good explanation of how the operation worked, and what the various colours of soil represented.
In this parc in the Luberon region you can see a variety of colours inbetween a beautiful landscape. You have the choice between a longer roundwalk and a shorter one. The short one is approximately 2 km and the long walk is about 4 km....More
This was a great hit with our 3 kids of 11, 10 and 5! Get there early! We paid €5 at entrance to car park, and were provided a map. We were there just after 8am and the car park was empty. You can get...More
Had gone to roussillon prior to this disappointing outing. The trails are poorly marked not nearly the beauty of the Ochres of Rousillon, Much more of a difficult hike , and less rewarding.
Very much worth the visit. The blue route is fairly easy but the orange one much more demanding but also more rewarding. The car park is good (with picnic tables - you don't want to carry too much with you, though you will need plenty...More
If you're going to be in the Roussillon area, drive over to this park for even more of the same, but more accessible. You'll need 1 hour for the smallest walk and 2+ for the longer one. The park is free but a gate keeper...More