Eygalieres Provence Hiking Above the Village
Provence Hiking
Eygalieres Provence Vacation
Eygalieres Camping, Hiking and
Biking The Parc Naturel Les Alpilles,
  • Hiking
Eygalieres, near Les Baux and Mouries offers the Les Oliviers Campground just off the main street in the village.
The Alpilles Park offers hills a short walk south of the campground where you find a network of hiking trails.
Many hikers arrive in July and August,  high season in Provence, and the trails, the roads and the  accommodations get busy.  May, June, September, and October are months of good weather and mid to low season prices.
Les Oliviers is open April to October.

Eygalieres provides great hiking and biking through the Parc Naturel Les Alpilles and the vineyards and olive oil mills along with secluded restaurants make the area ideal for a culinary vacation
Biking the back road between Les Baux and Eygalieres in Provence
The end of June brings the sunflowers, the fresh cherries, and apricots. Hiking near Maussane
  • Sightseeing
Eygalieres offers its 12th Century buildings on the top of the hill as you approach from St. Remy or Mouries.

The remains of a  12 th Century church  and later château occupy the hilltop and can be seen from the roads to Mouries and Les Baux.
The hilltop is a welcome sight as you enter the village center of Eygalieres where you find coffee or a glass of wine and lunch at the sidewalk cafés.
The Eygalieres campground Les Oliviers is in the heart of the Alpilles on the Orgon Road, D-24 B, just down the hill from the 12th Century ruins above the village center.
Le Pesquie Campground in Eygalieres is 2.5 km northwest of the village center near the D-24
The campground is a short hike to the GR 6 and great hiking on the trails to Saint Remy and the Roman ruin of Glanum.
Further west, an aqueduct dating to the 1st Century Romans is still standing near Arles.
From the campground you can hike east to the St Sixte Chapel, a nicely preserved building of the 12 century.

Watch for the Le Pesquie Campground if you approach from Saint Remy,  Route de Orgon, D-99 to the D-24.
43° 46' 33''   long    est  :  4° 56' 2''
Auriel  lies close to Eygalieres on the road to Mouries
Eygalieres Provence Ruin Above the Village
  • Les Oliviers  
Avenue Jean Jaurès, 13810 Eygalières
Eygalières, Provence Alpes Cote, France
  • "Le Pesquié"
Route du Mas d'Aubergue - 13810 Eygalieres
Tel: 0 (033) 4 90 95 99 50 - Fax: 0 (033) 4 90 95 96 63 - lepesquie84@orange.fr
An Eygalieres Campgrounds can be a good base for hiking and biking in the Alpilles Nature Park of Provence.
Eygalieres offers camping, hiking, biking, glider flights, golf and the culinary vacation in the Alpilles Hills
Eygalieres is an agricultural village of wine and olive oil production.
The Eygalieres Campground Les Oliviers is les than a mile distant in this photo, just south of the village center.
Eygalieres can be a good base for hiking and biking in the Alpilles of Provence, the low mountains in the background.
Hiking near Mouries south west of Eygalieres
Eygalieres camping offers hiking and biking in the Alpilles Hills
Eygalieres makes a stunning appearance as you bike towards the village from St Remy or Mouries. Quiet farm roads connect the villages of Mouries, Les Baux de Provence, and St Remy where you find ideal hiking, biking, and sightseeing in the Alpilles Hills.
  • Tradition
Only small portions of the old walls atop the hill at Eygalieres remain but the village still carries on the traditions of honoring its ancient customs and its patron saints.
Sites  near Eygalieres offer rock climbing: Orgon,  Aureille,   and Mouriès,   
  •  Walking Trail  (GR-6)
The GR-6 comes north from Salon de Provence, passes near Eygalieres on the D-25, and runs through the Alpilles Hills on its way west to Tarascon. Along the trail, find Roman ruins.  
  • Cycling
Road biking and mountain bike routes are offered in the area between Eygalieres, Fontvieille and Arles to the west   
  • Golf
Find golfing  on the Routes de Servanes near the D24 between Eygalieres and Mouries.
  • Tennis,
  • Horseback  Riding
  • Gliding,
Le Mazet de Romanin, a small airstrip 3 miles west of Eygalieres offers glider aircraft.      
Eygalieres Area  Activities
  • Provence Festival
If you are visiting Eygalieres the Tuesday after Easter you will see the festivals honoring the martyred Pope St. Sixte II as the procession walks towards the chapel dedicated to this 3rd century saint accompanied by Camargue Guardians on white horses and men and women dressed in the costumes of 17th Century Arles.  
  • Bull Event
In nearby Mouries a bull festival takes place in June and sees the running of black bulls through the streets as the Camargue cowboys prepare the bulls for the non-lethal bullfights in the arena.
The remains of a  12 th Century church top the hill at Eygalieres
Les Oliviers
Les Oliviers offers cabins, 33 tent and caravan sites   
Open April 1 to October 2
Eygalieres GR-6 Hiking, Biking, Climbing, Camping
When To Go To Eygalieres Provence:   
  •  March to November
March to November is a good time to visit Provence although November and March will have more rainy   
days.  Campgrounds open in April, although the Winter months are usually without snow but could be cold   
and  there could be a Mistral wind.  Otherwise it rarely becomes extremely cold except in the higher   
  • Hiking Biking
Provence biking and hiking is good any season except that during July, August, and the first half of    
September some woods and trails will be closed due to fire hazard.  
The weather in Provence is temperate
March, April (50-75 F) and May and the early part of June.  
These month are considered low season in terms of lodging prices.  
  • High Season
The end of June, and all of July and August can be crowded at times in Provence as much of Europe takes
its summer vacation.  Much of France  goes on a six-week July August  vacation and many people head   
south.    Summer months are warm and dry.  
  • Low Season
April to mid June and September to mid November offer low season vacation rental prices.  
Weather is ideal in May and June and September October, great months to visit.
Showers could come in any month but will be of short duration in the summer, more frequent November to
March.  Provence is notably dry in summer and depends on irrigation for agriculture.
Reach Eygalieres from Avignon, Aix, Paris, or Marseilles
  • Air
International flights serve Paris, Marseilles,  Locals flights  serve Nimes and Avignon.
  • Train
TGV Fast trains serve Avignon,  Nimes, Aix, and Marseilles from Paris.  Local trains serve Arles
  • Auto
Rental cars are available at the TGV Stations in Avignon, Aix, Marseilles, and Nimes for trips to the Alpilles Hills.  Available also in Arles.  AutoEurope is available at Avignon and other TGV  train stations .
  • Bus
Local buses serve from Avignon, Arles, Aix, and Marseilles.  Service is limited.  See Bus Provence
Shop for your rental car online well  ahead of your trip and choose diesel automatic,(important)  two door, four door, car seats, baby carriage, GPS, phone, and other options.    
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