V06 Discovery trail "Jean Henri Fabre"
Positive elevation gain
Negative elevation gain
Min. 1339 meters
Max. 1420 meters
Tourist service in Beaumont-du-Ventoux :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.
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.
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
- 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.