Savoillans

GR® 91: Savoillans to Fontaine-de-Vaucluse

Route

Crossing

Difficulty

Intermediate

Duration

120h

Distance

85km

Positive elevation gain

3164 meters

Negative elevation gain

3569 meters

Altitude

Min. 77 meters

Max. 813 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

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Parking

Place de la Mairie - Malaucène

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Tourist service in Savoillans :

A 5-day or 3-day hiking tour, depending on how athletic you are (approx. 6 miles per day or 12 miles per day). A multi-day hike from Mont Ventoux to the Vaucluse mountains, from the steep-sided Toulourenc valley to the resurgence of Fontaine-de-Vaucluse.
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From the high plateaux of Vercors, this route takes you through the Baronnies Provençales nature reserve before reaching Mont Ventoux. From the Toulourenc valley to Malaucène, this national hiking path (GR®) takes you through the foothills of Mont Ventoux, from the northern to the southern slopes, to discover the different facets of this amazing massif! The hike ends by crossing the Vaucluse mountains to Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, famed for its resurgence and impressive rock faces.

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public transportation

From Carpentras
TER train station in Carpentras
Zou bus line 11: Carpentras - Vaison la Romaine.

From Avignon
Zou bus line 6: Avignon - Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and Zou bus line 21: Isle-sur-la-Sorgue - Coustellet.

>> More information about the network and times


TransCOVE bus
Line K Carpentras - Malaucène.
Line L Carpentras - Bédoin.
Line M Carpentras - Flassan.

recommended parking

Place de la Mairie - Malaucène

road access

From the A7 Exit Bollène or Orange, towards Nyons – Vaison-la-Romaine.

To note


  • Follow the GR® signposting

  • Itinerary share mainly with the GRP® Tour of the Ventoux massif: Ventoux via the piedmont slope

  • This itinerary can be hiked in any season.

  • Prepare for your hike.

  • Plan to have good walking shoes, water and clothes that are suitable for the weather.

If you want to report a problem on your hike (marking, maintenance, danger...), let us know on Suricate: sentinels.sportsdenature.fr
Access to the massifs
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

In brief

  • From the high plateaux of Vercors to the Mont-Ventoux and to the Monts de Vaucluse, this GR® crosses Isère, the Drôme and the Vaucluse
  • Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is its final point, and also the source as Vaucluse in French is Vau-Cluso in Provencal, which comes from Vallis-Clausa in Latin, that is the “vallée clause” of Fontaine-de-Vaucluse with its resurgence
  • Covered in 3 to 5 days

Contact

Fédération Française de Randonnée de Vaucluse
Website : https://boutique.ffrandonnee.fr/topoguides