Eygalieres Vacation Provence, Hiking,
Biking, and Culinary Adventures
A culinary vacation in the Alpilles of Eygalieres will include local restaurants and shopping for wines, olive oils, produce, and artisanal cheeses in the nearby village markets of Mouriès, Aureille, Fontvieille, Saint Remy-de-Provence, and others. Provence Village Market Days Schedule
An Eygalieres Vacation will provide great hiking and biking through the groves of pines and olive trees near Mouries and Saint Remy while culinary experiences will be many in the restaurants and village markets of Provence. A rental house or villa in Eygalieres will offer easy access to all the villages of the Alpilles Hills.
An Eygalieres vacation will offer hiking and biking in the ten villages that make up the Parc Naturel Regional des Alpilles in the Alpilles Hills.
- Parc Naturel Regional des Alpilles
An Eygalieres Vacation rental will offer a full kitchen for culinary adventures after a day of hiking or biking to the vineyards and olive groves of the Alpilles Hills.
An Eygalieres Vacation will offer culinary adventures in Provence village market days .
More then ten villages are within the Parc Naturel Regional des Alpilles, each having a different market day and all within 15 miles of Eygalieres. Artisanal cheeses, olive oil, wines, mushrooms, spices and fresh local fruit come to the markets and make a great show and an exciting adventure in Provence cooking.
An Eygalieres culinary vacation could include a rental vacation house or villa.
The vacation home with a full kitchen will allow culinary adventures in Provence cooking.
A group of friends can pool their resources to greatly reduce lodging costs.
Families can get together for a Provence vacation of dining together and hiking biking and shopping together in Provence. See tips and precautions on renting a vacation house
Eygalieres is centrally located to many Provence regions. Day trips by auto to Marseilles for Cassis coastal hiking are possible and trips to the Camargue are easily done. Avignon, thirty miles to the north, is handy to day trips east to lavender country.
- Day Trips From Eygalieres
Eygalieres holds two festivals to honor patron saints, one on the Tuesday after easter and the other in August. Nearby Mouries holds a bull street running event and bull fights in mid June.
A short drive east from Eygalieres will offer the antique market village of L isle sur la Sorgue. Antique Festvals Easter Week and August 15
Camargue white horse
Eygalieres GR-6 Hiking, Biking, Climbing, Camping
|When To Go To Eygalieres Provence:
March to November is a good time to visit Provence although November and March will have more rainy
days. Campgrounds open in April, although 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
Summer months are warm and dry. 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.
Provence biking and hiking is good any season except that during July, August, and the first half of
September some woods and trails will 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.
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
April to mid June and mid September to mid November offer low season vacation rental prices.
Weather is ideal in May and June and September October, great months to visit.
Reach Eygalieres from Avignon, Aix, Paris, or Marseilles
International flights serve Paris, Marseilles, Locals flights serve Nimes and Avignon.
TGV Fast trains serve Avignon, Nimes, Aix, and Marseilles from Paris. Local trains serve Arles
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 .
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.
Eygalieres Area Events
Eygalieres Vacation Rentals
Eygalieres Hiking, Biking
A culinary vacation in the Alpilles of Eygalieres will include shopping each day for the French bread and pastries, local wines, produce, and the artisanal cheeses that will make up the evening meal. The village baker, butcher, and provender will supply it all but it might require some walking and shopping the main street. That is all part of the Provence culinary adventure.