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Guía de senderismo/excursionismo Provenza - Walking in Provence

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Walking in Provence.
Excursionismo / senderismo en la Provenza,
42 excursiones en los alpes marítimos, Var, Vaucluse y el norte de la Provenza.
Idioma: INGLÉS.
Autor: Janette Norton.
Cubierta: Rústica.
Edición: 1ª.
Publicado: 20 Febrero 2008.
Páginas 288.
Mapas: 42.
Fotos: 75.
Dimensiones: 17.2 x 11.6 x 1.5 cm.
ISBN_13: 978-1-852-84382-3.
The guidebook provides an excellent selection of 42 walks in France''s Provence. Covering the Alps Maritimes, Var, Vaucluse and northern Provence, the suggested walks are of short and medium length, and include all the practical information required for an enjoyable trip.
Seasons:
Year-round possibilities, although the winter can be cold, especially when the ‘Mistral’ blows. Spring and autumn are the rainy seasons, with some violent thunderstorms in autumn. Summer can be very hot.
Centres:
Grasse, Aix-en-Provence, Aubagne, Carpentras, Apt, Digne, Gordes, Castellane, Moustiers-Ste-Marie.
Difficulty:
Most walks graded easy to moderate. Some involve strenuous but not difficult scrambling.
Must See:
Gorges and canyons, especially the Verdon Gorge, ancient villages clinging to cliff faces, the smell of the wild vegetation and lavender, medieval and Roman ruins.

Walking in Provence provides an excellent selection of over 40 walks in this popular area. Covering the Alps Maritimes, Var, Vaucluse and northern Provence, the suggested walks are of short and medium length. Each walk is fully described and illustrated with a sketch map and photographs. Local information of interest to the walker is thoroughly researched, and each walk captures the very essence and atmosphere of life in Provence. There are 42 walks of short and medium length all with clear, accurate descriptions of the routes and detailed maps to accompany them. There is also practical information for the visitor as well as the historical and cultural background to the area.

None of the walks in this book goes higher than 2000 metres and many of them are considerably lower. They are generally within the capability of an averagely fit person and are graded Difficult, Medium or Easy. The comments after the grading should give a good idea as to whether the walk is suitable for you.