Eygalieres, Camping Provence The South of France,
Hiking and Biking in Provence
Church of St Laurent at the top of the hill in Eygalieres
Eygalieres area shepherds tend huge flocks in the hills near the village
Provence Village Market
Eygalieres Provence Vacation Hiking Above the Village
  • Eygalieres Camping
Les Olivier Campground is just off the D 24 in the center of the village of Eygalieres.
Eygalieres Provence Vacation Hiking Above the Village
View from the top of the hill looking in the direction of the village and the Les Olivier campground
Eygalieres Provence Saint  Sixte Chapel
  • Festival, Easter
On the Tuesday after Easter each year, the people of Eygalieres form a procession and carry the likeness of the martyred Pope St. Sixte II  towards the chapel dedicated to the 3rd Century saint.

The people are accompanied by Camargue Guardians on white horses and men and women dressed in the costumes of 18th Century Arles
  • Bull Festival, June
The nearby town of Mouries holds an annual festival with bulls running in the streets and arena,non-lethal bull fights.
  • August Festival
The Saint Laurent festival is held in August
The Saint Sixte Chapel stands near the Orgon road about a mile from the Les Oliviers Campground.
Eygalieres Provence Village
Provence sunflowers near Tarascon Provence
  • Les Oliviers  
Avenue Jean Jaurès, 13810 Eygalières, Provence Alpes Cote, France
  • Le Pesquié  Campground
Les Pesquie camping is found just a short drive from Eygalieres on the road to Saint Remy.  
Route du Mas d'Aubergue -  Eygalieres
Tel: 0 (033) 4 90 95 99 50 - Fax: 0 (033) 4 90 95 96 63 - lepesquie84@orange.fr
  • Rock Climbing  
Several sites near Eygalieres offer cliffs: Orgon,  Aureille,   Mouriès.  the campsites post location information.  The woods and trails can be closed at times due to fire danger particularly July, August, and early September.    
  • Hiking
The hills near both the Les Oliviers and Les Pesquie Campgrounds are laced with marked trails for hiking the Parc Naturel Les Alpilles.
The Walking Trail  GR-6 passes just southwest of Les Oliviers campgrounds and west of Les Pesquie  near Eygalieres Village.  
Roman Ruins can be found on the trails particularly in the area of Fontvieille and Arles where a Roman aqueduct fed a water-powered grain mill.
  • Cycling
Cycling and mountain bike routes can be found on the back roads between Eygalieres and Les Baux de Provence, St Remy, and Mouries.
  • Golf
Near Les Baux and on the Mouries road.
  • Tennis,
  • Horseback  Riding
Find a stable in Eygalieres and one on the Mouries road near the golf course,  
  • Gliding
A small strip near the Les Pesquie Campgrounds offers glider flights.
Eygalieres Camping in Provence, the south of France, is available on the Orgon road just off the center of the village.
Hiking and Biking in the hills of the Alpilles of Provence is available  nearby
The Church of  St. Laurent at the top of the hill overlooking the town of Eygalieres
Vineyards and olive trees line the back roads between Eygalieres, St. Remy, and Les Baux de Provence
Les Olivier Campground is in the distance at the foot of the hill below the Church of  St. Laurent overlooking the town of Eygalieres
  • Market Days
Each village has its own market day.  The Saint Remy market is large and colorful.
Market day Saint Remy, eight  miles west of Eygalieres
Eygalieres GR-6 Hiking, Biking, Climbing, Camping
  •  March to November Weather
March to November is a good time to visit Provence although November and March will have more rainy   
days.  Campgrounds open in April.  The Winter months are usually without snow but could be cold   
and  there could be a Mistral wind.  Otherwise it rarely becomes extremely cold except in the higher   
  • Hiking and Biking In Provance
Provence biking and hiking is good any season except that during July, August, and the first half of    
September some woods and trails could be closed due to fire hazard.  
The weather in Provence is temperate
March, April (50-75 F) and May and the early part of June.  
These month are considered low season in terms of lodging prices.  
  • High Season in Provence
The end of June, and all of July and August can be crowded at times in Provence as much of Europe takes
its summer vacation.  Much of France  goes on a six-week July August  vacation and many people head   
  • Low Season
April to mid June and September to mid November offer low season vacation rental prices.  
Weather is ideal in May and June and September October, great months to visit.
Showers could come in any month but will be of short duration in the summer, more frequent November to
March.  Provence is notably dry in summer and depends on irrigation for agriculture.
Reach Eygalieres from Avignon, Aix, Paris, or Marseilles
  • Air
International flights serve Paris, Marseilles,  Locals flights  serve Nimes and Avignon.
  • Train
TGV Fast trains serve Avignon,  Nimes, Aix, and Marseilles from Paris.  Local trains serve Arles
  • Auto
Rental cars are available at the TGV Stations in Avignon, Aix, Marseilles, and Nimes for trips to the Alpilles Hills.  Available also in Arles.  AutoEurope is available at Avignon and other TGV  train stations .
  • Bus
Local buses serve from Avignon, Arles, Aix, and Marseilles.  Service is limited.  See Bus Provence
Shop for your rental car online well  ahead of your trip and choose diesel (more economical) or gas, luggage space,(important)  standard or automatic,(important)  two door, four door, car seats, baby carriage, GPS, phone, and other options.    
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Provence sunflowers in June
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