Sentier sur l'Islon Saint Luc
Two way loop
Positive elevation gain
Negative elevation gain
Min. 21 meters
Max. 24 meters
Departure / Arrival
In Châteauneuf du Pape - Camping l'art de vivre car park / In Châteauneuf du Pape - Camping l'art de vivre car park
In Châteauneuf du Pape - Camping l'art de vivre car park
Tourist service in Châteauneuf-du-Pape :Located on the banks of the Rhône, Islon St Luc is part of a Natura 2000 protected area. The area is of particular interest for its flora and fauna, and boasts a beautiful natural ensemble with a wide variety of species and natural habitats.
Make sure you visit the Arboretum set up by the town of Châteauneuf-du-Pape and the National Forestry Office. It gives you the opportunity to find out about some surprising varieties of trees.
L’Islon is the starting point for discovery trails such as the ecological trail, which invites visitors to (re)discover the natural heritage of Bras des Arméniers (distance: 2 km). Information panels along the way explain how the natural environment of Islon Saint Luc works.
This is also the starting point for the Châteauneuf-du-Pape natural heritage trail. It goes along the banks of the Rhone and the converted towpath. It features a series of historic and environmental information panels.
10 km circuit.
A map of the two walks are available from the Tourist Office.
Go to the route
Respect the regulations preserving protected natural areas – find out about restrictions to accessing the massifs during fire risk periods, from 15 June to 15 September.
Before heading out, check the website
- The entire route is shaded. A short walk perfectly suited to families with young children.
- A haven of peace in the heart of a wood with a lush green canopy, a haven for many birds.
- Passing along the banks of branches of the Rhône.
- Discover a very natural Rhône river island, in stark contrast to the surrounding vineyards.