Eygalieres  Walking Tours,  Hikes In The South of France
Back roads connect the villages of Eygalieres, Mouries, Aureille, Les Baux-de-Provence, Maussane-Les-Alpilles, Fontvieille,  and St Remy
To the left on this photo the hiking trail GR 6 offers walking trails from  Salon de Provence to Eygalieres  through the Alpilles Hills
  • Hike
Eygalieres offers a good hike to the top of the hill where there is a crumbling château and the ruins of an old church.
Coffee shops with sidewalk dining line the main road in the village
There are some steep hills in the area around Eygalieres but for the most part  the terrain is over low hills through wine and olive farms centered by Medieval villages like Eygalieres, and Les Baux.
Camping: Les Oliviers  Campgrounds
Avenue Jean Jaurès, 13810 Eygalières, Provence Alpes Cote, France
Camping
"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
From Eygalieres you can hike or drive to the Rock climbing  sites nearby: Orgon,  Aureille,  and  Mouriès  
  • Long Hike, Saint Remy-de-Provence
The Walking Trail  GR-6   comes north from Salon de Provence and passes near Eygalieres Center on its way over Mas de la Vallongue and through the Alpilles Hills to St Remy  and the Glanum Ruin.  From there the trail goes to Les Baux-de-Provence and to Tarascon.
Roman ruins near Fontvieille and Arles include the Roman aqueduct that carried water from the east to the grain mill at Barbegal.  Find the aqueduct at the junction of Route 33 and 82
  • Short Hike
A good short hike from Eygalieres Village is offered by the Orgon Road (Avenue Jean Jaures) towards the Chapel of Saint Sixte.  
This Saint is honored on the Tuesday after Easter.   A  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 Arles.  
They walk to the chapel and celebrate mass in the ancient language of Provencale.
Use wikiloc link below to locate this hike
  • Longer Hike
Eygalieres to Aureille via the Chemin de Aureille from Avenue de Molassis and across route D25
Eygalieres hikes in the South of France use the hiking and walking trails in the Alpilles Hills.  
These trails include the GR 6 which goes through the Alpilles near Aureille, Eygalieres, and Saint Remy as it heads towards Tarascon.
  • GR 6
Eygalieres walking tours and hikes in the South of France use the trails in the Alpilles Hills, Parc Naturel Les Alpilles.  
These trails include the GR 6 through the olive groves and hills of the Alpilles near
Aureille, Eygalieres, and St Remy, as it comes north from Salon de Provence and heads towards Tarascon.
  • Short Hike
Avenue Jean Jaures east for one mile to the Chapel of Saint Sixte.
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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   
elevations.   
  • 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
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