Do you find it hard to decide on one activity? You don't have to! Join this 6-day multi-activity trip in Provence with Herve, IFMGA certified mountain guide, and practice hiking, canyoning, via ferrata, canoeing and more!
Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Provence is a great region for outdoors activities. Indeed, the potential to do many of them is huge. That is why I organized a 6-day trip in which we will practice different disciplines.
Mas Montredon is a charming guest house located at the heart of the Camargue Regional Natural Park. It will be our base during these 6 exciting days. The perfect location of this accommodation will allow us to enjoy varied outdoor activities in all comfort, enjoying each morning a delicious breakfast and returning each evening to a cosy environment.
The activities can be: canyoning, hiking, equestrian hiking, climbing, via ferrata… You will see how magnificent Provence is!
When we go hiking, we will do it in the Alpilles, Gard of Vaucluse massifs. They are all beautiful destinations, with a typical air from Provence. The program also includes an equestrian hike, guided by a certified horse riding teacher. The via ferrata will be either in Alpilles or in Cavaillon, and rock climbing can be in Mouriès, Orgon, Cabaillon or Fontvieille. We will also descend a river canoeing, and practice canyoning. I think this gives you an idea of how complete the trip will be! For more information you can check out the daily itinerary below.
Are you tempted to try all of these activities during a fantastic week in beautiful Provence? Then make sure to send me a request and let’s start the adventure!
- Guiding fee
- Accommodation included
Meeting at 9AM at Mas Montredon. We will leave right away for a pedestrian or aquatic hike, depending on the season and the weather. We will either go to Alpilles, Gard or Vaucluse.
After breakfast we will meet the certified horse riding teacher, prepare the horses and start the day. Depending on the level of the participants, we will go around L’Etang de Vaccarès, the Manade or near the “Grande Bleue”.
Breakfast and preparation for the via ferrata. We will go to Alpilles or Cavaillon. I will teach you techniques. We will have a picnic in a cave!
Breakfast and transfer to the canoe base at the Petit Rhône river. We will descend the river canoeing surrounded by typical landscapes.
In the evening we will watch a movie: “Expédition à l’Ama Dablam”.
Breakfast and transfer to either Mouriès, Orgon, Cavaillon or Fontveille. We will practice rock climbing, learning about safety. There are options for all levels.
During our last day we will go canyoning. Depending on the season the canyons will have more or less water. We will practice abseiling descents, sections with fixed ropes… It is a great initiation to inspire you for other canyoning adventures.
The trip ends around 5PM.
At Mas Montredon guest house.
Group size: 3 to 8 people.
At Mas Montredon guest house.
IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide
I come from Marseille and I found my passion for mountaineering very early, climbing Les Calanques, some mountains in the Verdon region and in the Alps. I got my IFMGA (mountain guide) certificate in 1983 and my ski instructor license in 1985.
I brought my clients on many summits of the Alps and went abroad to discover the world. I went skiing, climbing, mountaineering… in Morocco, Norway, Algeria (Hoggar), Yosemite (El Capitan) and Nepal. I discovered this passion for travelling and started to organize my first trips with my clients. In the late 80’, I went to the Annapurna Sanctuary and I did several ascents in Peru (Pisco, Yanapatcha and Huascaran). In the 90’, I did several trips in Nepal (Helambu, Langtang…).
I then kept on and further explored the world with my clients: Rolwaling traverse (Perchamo, Mera Peak Mingbo La), the summits of Yala Peak and the Yana Kanga, Patagonia (in Argentina), Manaslu tour in Nepal, Meso Kanto La, Mustang, Atacama desert in chili and many others.
I like bringing my clients mountaineering in summer and ski touring / heliskiing in winter.
Get in touch with me and let's discuss about your next guiding tour !
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Xavier van Campenhout
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Hervé est fort à l'écoute de son client, il cerne très bien les attentes et les envies. Il est aussi très rassurant et porte une attention particulière au bien-être de chacun. Il a beaucoup d'expérience, on sent qu'il connaît bien la montagne et il est prudent. Enfin, il est discret et sympatique. Je le recommande vivement !
Excellent guide. Nous avons beaucoup aimé son professionalisme et sa gentillesse.
Great moments of fun and found some lush powder in difficult conditions.
Hi Hervé, thanks for the 3 wonderful days skiing in the 3 Vallées. My family & I had a great time. You picked out the perfect runs. Hope to see you soon. Ashley.
Many thanks for 3 great days of snow powder and amazing views in the 3 vallees. Knowledgeable, cautious and takes peoples tempo and abilities into account, adapting to needs.
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