When you think of Provence, you think of lavender, picturesque villages, cicadas and healthy gastronomy. But there is also a hidden Provence with verdant greenery that's particularly breathtaking in late spring, inviting hikers and explorers to discover the beauty of nature as it awakens. A land made of hidden villages, centuries-old legends, as well as rivers and waterfalls with cool, crystal-clear waters.
Embark on a journey to Provence and explore three captivating destinations that embody the charm and allure of this sun-kissed region. The first stop is Roussillon, known for its vibrant red houses painted with ochre from the abundant deposits in the area. You can explore the whimsical ochre mines of Les Sentiers des Ocres. Next, Rustrel Colorado offers a grandiose landscape with diverse colours and unique rock formations. Gordes reveals its hidden troglodyte village beneath the Palais Saint-Firmin, where remnants of a bygone era can still be found. Conclude your journey with a visit to the serene Abbey of Sénanque, surrounded by fragrant lavender fields.