Trails and roads of olive tree


Alpes de Haute-Provence :
The olive tree path

In Les Mées (from the St Peter chapel): 3,6 km, 1h30, easy, elevation: 50m. Discover the olive trees of the first olive town of Alpes de Haute-Provence. By following this path, you will see one of the most beautiful olive trees of the 3 000 that has the town and discover what is part of the historic patrimony of our village. Download the leaflet (in French)

Alpes Maritimes :
The 6 olive tree roads in Alpes-Maritimes

Go and meet passionate olive growers and millers in Nice PDO who will show you their products coming from the emblematic variety of this territory: the Cailletier ! These 6 roads are proposed by the Nice Olive Union which groups all the olive growers and millers producing and selling the famous “Nice’s olive”. Download the leaflet (in French)

Bouches du Rhône :
The road « Stroll between the olive trees »

Created in the heart of the Alpilles, the birthplace of Vallée des Baux de Provence PDO (for its oil and its green & black olives), this 120km long itinerary invites to stroll on the roads and paths chosen for their typical character. The road is lined with olive lands, tasty stops, places where picnicking or taking a nap,… and beautiful panoramas disclosed during short walks selected for their ease. Download the leaflet (in French)

The olive tree path

Nyons (from the Tourism Office) : 4km, 1h, easy, elevation: 145m. The olive tree path invites you to discover the culture of the olive tree. In the heart of this nature sunbathed by a so special light, your walk is marked by information boards that deliver some of the secrets of this legendary tree. You will appreciate different views: the old town of Nyons, the Olivette neighbourhood with its colours. You can continue your visit by visiting the patrimony of Nyons: St-Vincent church, the “Arcade” square, the vestiges of the castle…

The olive tree road

The Baronnies olive tree road is a free itinerary allowing to discover the Nyons black olive and its territory, by bicycle or by car, alone or with your family. Nice landscapes, olive towns and villages, olive oil mills, typical villages are identified and will guide you on this road. Download the leaflet (front in French) Download the leaflet (back in French)

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Gard :
Path of the Bourguignons’valley

From Marguerittes, 1,9km, easy, elevation :100m. Thanks to this path, go back the history to discover old constructions in dried stones very typical from the Gard region, cross the olive tree conservatoire with Picholine, Négrette, Lucques, Aglandau and Tanche varieties, and learn more about their uses and characteristics. Thanks to information boards, discover this patrimony all along this path. An orientation table will give you a large view of the place. Leaflet available at the “Maison de la Garrigue et des Terroirs Oléicoles” in Marguerittes

Var :

The olive variety conservatoire in La Valette du Var. La Valette du Var has always been a fruitful land. A land of flourishing agriculture, planted of vineyards and olive trees, as the numerous terraces along the hillsides testify it. Carefully restored and well-kept by the association “Les Amis du Coudon”, these terraces made in dried stones are visible on the entire conservatoire. This is the charming element of the place; entirely reserved to walkers, olive trees, cists and almond trees share the space. Installed on 6 ares in La Grande Cabane area, the Conservatoire was created in 1995. The place is open to everyone and widened its activity to other typical Mediterranean species. Discover the 78 olive trees and many restored constructions typical of the local patrimony. The access is simple: follow the white and red marks ! Piste de la Grande Cabane, Avenue Amiral Orosco, 83160 LA VALETTE DU VAR

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