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Luberon | Nature & Discovery | Naturalist walks

The pointed « cabanons » of the Forcalquier area


It is a circle hike, starting at the village of Mane which offers the possibility of discovering from 6 to 7 pointed cabanons lost in the thickets of white oaks.



2 h 30 mn of exceptional panoramas (Flexible duration and price according to your level).


The theme of this circuit is: the dry stone shacks called “pointed cabanons" because of the conic form of their roof.

Program / Schedule of the day

You will start the outing by la calade


A stone-paved path set on their side, characteristic of the area.



Then, you will continue toward The Grand Cabanon Of The Eyroussiers,


The largest pointed cabanon still standing.


This big shack with a 40 m circumference could admit 15 people at a time.



Then you will admire a big view,


An interesting panorama where you can make out the Laye dam in the west which provides Forcalquier with potable water as well as Mane and its citadel in the south.



You will then reach another pointed cabanon close to the road,



Finally, you will pass by the Prieure de Salagon, a church containing a museum.

Useful informations

A roadbook will be given to you to indicate where and when to meet.


This is a generally easy walk.


For this day:


- You will need good shoes and a good supply of water.

- Plan on a picnic


Hoped-for level of the participant: All levels


Minimum and maximum number of participants: from 6 to 18 people


Number of kilometers hiked: 7kms


Duration: 2h 30mn


Rate for adults: 22€


Children’s rate: 15€


Minimum age required 5

All year 

July/August subject to ordinances about the closing of the Luberon Natural Park.


We can prepare an organic picnic basket for you for an extra fee.


This theme day takes place in the Luberon in the Forcalquier area


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Can be prepared upon request for an extra fee



Tour guide for mountain

He will enjoy sharing with you his love of nature and our magnificent Provençal country.

This price includes

A roadbook

A 2 h 30 mn hike

The guide

This price does not include


Personal expenditures