Beaumont-du-Ventoux

V06 Discovery trail "Jean Henri Fabre"

V06

Route

Loop

Difficulty

Easy

Duration

2h03

Distance

7km

Positive elevation gain

174 meters

Negative elevation gain

174 meters

Altitude

Min. 1339 meters

Max. 1420 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

Mont Serein - Mont Ventoux / Mont Serein - Mont Ventoux

Parking

Mont Serein resort welcome chalet

profil altimétrique

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This trail reveals the wealth of flora around Mont Ventoux, which is a UNESCO-classified biosphere reserve. It is named in honour of the famous entomologist Jean-Henri Fabre.
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Mont Ventoux is a fascinating place to visit, with 2 easily accessible circular hiking routes, one lasting 1 hour, the other 2 and a half. Through the stands of larch, fir and beech trees, you glimpse the Toulourenc Valley, the Baronnies of Provence, and one of Mont Ventoux's magnificent valleys.
Paths are signposted with informative panels describing the flora and fauna. Start out from the 'Bergerie de l'Avocat' sheepfold.
Hiking map available from Malaucène Tourist Office.

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recommended parking

Mont Serein resort welcome chalet

road access

D974 setting out from Malaucène

To note

It is a circuit that sometimes cannot be followed without winter equipment (cross-country skiing and snowshoes).
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

  • All along the path, twenty or so enamelled plates tell you about the history, geography and botany of Mont Serein.
  • 5 km from the summit of Mont Ventoux, this path pays tribute to the famous Provencal entomologist Jean-Henri Fabre.

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Contact

Parc Naturel Régional du Mont-Ventoux
E-Mail : adpmv@wanadoo.fr
Website : http://www.stationdumontserein.com
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/pages/Station-Du-Mont-Serein/122854667817569