A wide range of hikes just for you in the Pays d'Apt Luberon, family walks, with panoramas to enjoy with friends and with short climbs for the more athletic.
It is well known that outdoor walking has a direct impact on health and well-being:
- To clear your mind
- To boost your brain
- To give a different light to things
- To break away for a while
There is nothing better than a big bowl of fresh air in Pays d'Apt Luberon!
Hiking, whether in Summer or Winter, is a genuine physical and sports activity, everyone must provide suitable equipment and be in a good physical condition.
Here are some recommendations to fully appreciate your day out:
We advise you to go hiking with:
- Good walking shoes
- A hat
- Sun glasses
- A bag made up of the following :
- A bottle of water
- A hiking map
- A first aid kit (band aid, antibacterial, compress, etc.)
- A picnic or a few cereal bars
- A mobile phone with a list of useful emergency numbers
This non-exhaustive list of "basics" remains of course to be adapted according to the degree of comfort you are looking for. Do not hesitate to complete it to make the most of your day: camera, guide book on plants and animals, etc.
Note however that it is better to hike light to optimize your comfort.
REGULATED ACCESS TO FOREST MASSIFS
During the summer period, from July 1st to September 15th, access to the forest massifs in Vaucluse can be dangerous depending on weather conditions. Access is regulated due to the risk of fire.
Access to all the Vaucluse massifs is prohibited for exceptional risks.
In the event of a very severe risk, access is only authorized in the morning from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the large forest areas of the Southern department (Luberon / Monts de Vaucluse / Colline de Basse Durance). The other massifs are accessible.
Three tourist sites are open to the public from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. as an exception:
- The Colorado Provencal in Rustrel
- The Aiguebrun valley in Buoux
- The Cedar Forest of the Petit Luberon in Bonnieux and Lacoste on its marked section
Below these risk levels, the Vaucluse forests are accessible.
Public information on the forecast of meteorological hazards is provided by a telephone terminal, updated daily at 6 p.m., providing information for the next day:
T. +33 (0) 4 28 31 77 11
Also find this information by clicking on the following link:
However, everyone is reminded that in all circumstances, caution is required inside the forested areas and the following rules must be scrupulously observed:
- Do not smoke
- Never light fires
- Do not drive on DFCI paths reserved for emergency access
- Do not camp.