Rando : Le Tour de Saint-Sépulcre au départ du Pont de Mirabeau - EN

Le Pont de Mirabeau

84120 Mirabeau
Sport Not recommended in bad weather Open air

Go to Pont Mirabeau (right bank of the Durance). - Du Pont, follow the path along the track at the foot of rocky cliffs on the right bank. After crossing the gorge of Mirabeau, the Durance valley widens. The path overlooks the river bed. Note on the other side the hydro-electric plant Jouques. - Downstream of the buildings of the Four Towers (former stagecoach) leave the path up to the right and continue one who engages in the track. - 500 m away, leave the path by turning right under the railway bridge. At this level, a threshold has been built on the Durance to create a body of water after extraction of gravel. Climb a trail that winds through the Garrigue, then passes under cover of Aleppo pine (place called La Pinette), then at a tank, take a wide path.- At the fork, continue on the right branch. - At the second bifurcation (iron gate), leave the way down the left and follow the one who rises to the top of the Holy Sepulchre through low copse of oaks. The climb to the points of view to the Luberon and the village of Mirabeau, which has often been used as a setting for films like Jean de Florette, Manon des Sources or Deadly Summer. Access to the plateau of Saint Sepulchre, observatory on the valley of the Durance. - Halfway the telecommunications tower and the summit, leaving the path to engage left on a trail that goes into the thicket towards the edge of the plateau and the power line. The descent into the valley is very fast under the power line through a lapiaz (ruiniforme elevations of jagged rocks), and scree. This route, sporty and stiff, must be followed carefully. - Return to Pont Mirabeau is by the way the edges of Durance borrowed to go.

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Localization supplement :
Go to Pont Mirabeau (right bank of the Durance).

surroundings :
Close to a motorway, Riverside, Mountain view, River 5 km away, Overview on river,

Geographic perimeter :
Mirabeau,

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