Eygalieres Area, Provence, Hiking and Biking
July and August are high season but May, June, September, and October bring great weather and plentiful rentals of B&Bs, vacation houses, and vacation apartment rentals. Eygalieres can be a base for hiking, biking, and culinary adventures.
Hiking trails lead from Eygalieres to other villages through the vineyards and olive groves on a vast network of trails through grazing land, pine forest, and rocky escarpments .
Bike tours often travel the same routes used by the Tour de France racers.
The back road between St. Remy and Eygalieres where not more than 8 to 10 miles separate each village and make hiking or biking an adventure.
Provence offers a good chance for exercise with its olive oil, wine, fresh fruit and Herbs de Provence.
Hiking and biking in the Alpilles, Luberon, Vaucluse and Camargue deliver some spectacular scenery.
The Tour de France goes through the area and includes the killer sections of Mt. Ventoux.
For the most part, however, the terrain in Eygalieres is low hills through wine and olive farms centered by Medieval villages.
Eygalieres offers one or two main streets, a crumbling chateau at the top of the hill, coffee shops with sidewalk dining in the village center.
Eygalieres Area Renting, House or a Vacation Rental In Provence For the Hiking, Biking,and the Culinary Vacation
An Eygalieres area rental house or vacation rental will open a world of Hiking, Biking,and the Culinary Vacation. There are also Rock climbing sites nearby: in Orgon, Aureille, and Mouriès.
Hikes on the trails include the GR-6 which passes Eygalieres on its way to st Remy and Tarascon. The trail passes remnants of Roman buildings, an aqueduct and grain mill.
Eygalieres Provence offers great hiking and biking on the back roads and trails including the GR-6 which comes north from Salon de Provence and crosses the D24 road in Eygalieres on the way to Saint Remy, Les Baux and Tarascon
Sites near Eygalieres:
Orgon, Aureille, Mouriès.
GR-6 Walking Trail
The GR 6 trail goes from Eygalieres to the roman Ruins of Glanum near St Remy.
Cycling and mountain bike routes are many in the hills and back country roads.
Golf Near Les Baux , Tennis, horseback riding, gliding
An Eygalieres Area Rental house or Vacation Rental will open a world of Hiking, Biking,and the Culinary Vacation in the Parc Naturel des Alpilles, the Alpilles Hills.
Olive Oil museum in Mouries near Eygalieres
|Where is Eygalieres?
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Eygalieres Lodging Vacation Rental Provence the South of France
|When To Go To Eygalieres Provence:
March to November is a good time to visit Provence although November and March will have more rainy days.
Winter months are without snow but could be cold and there could be a Mistral wind. Otherwise it rarely becomes
extremely cold except in the higher elevations. 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. 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. 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. Eygalieres area Provence is dry in summer and depends on irrigation for agriculture.
Hotel La Bastide d'Eygalières
Eygalières 3 star Chemin de Pestelade 13810
Hotel Mas de la Brune Eygalières 4 star 13810
Hotel Mas du Pastre Eygalières Route d'Orgon 13810
Eygalieres is a small village with two campgrounds and hotel and vacation rental options.
Vacation rentals are also offered in nearby St Remy, Mouries, Les Baux-de-Provence, orgon, Fontvieille and other villages within the Alpilles.
Back roads connect the villages
The Eygalieres hilltop offers views of the hiking and biking back roads in the Alpilles Hills