L13 Hike: Le Mourre Nègre, south side
Positive elevation gain
Negative elevation gain
Min. 397 meters
Max. 1120 meters
Tourist service in Cabrières-d'Aigues :Quite a climb up to the ridges, but the reward once you get there makes it well worth the effort! From up on top, you can see what makes Luberon “Grand”! Find out about access to the massifs in the summer period due to the risk of wildfires. - Red/ White markings (GR) - Yellow markings (PR)
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Zou bus line 107: Pays d'Aigues - Pertuis - Aix en provence
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- After point 1: steep climb to the summits.
- Between points 3 and 4: be careful of your ankles when on the way back down.
- After point 5: the way through the ravine may be delicate after a big storm.
BEWARE OF THE PASTORAL AREA: when sheepdogs come to see you, stop, then calmly go around the grazing flock of sheep.
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.
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- Discover the southern slopes of Grand Luberon, with hikes, wooded valleys and rustic dells.
- Many fossils bear witness to the presence of a warm sea more than 10 million years old.
- A wonderful fountain is tucked away in the rock.
- Discovery of the Luberon summits and its grassy patches on the summits, providing wide panoramas of the Alpilles, Saint Baume, Mont Ventoux.
- Summit exposed to the sun and wind.
- Potential to come across flocks of sheep.