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Le Peyron trail

On this path, you can see cane plantations. In nearby Cogolin, the cane is transformed into reeds for wind instruments, which are famous the world over.

Leaving from the Canine Club in Grimaud

On this circular walk you will discover part of the Grimaud plain – a source of wealth for centuries – between plantations and wild flora on the banks of the river.

The trail takes you alongside the river Giscle and the vineyards, and you can admire the tall, majestic ash trees.

Vineyards and ash trees

are emblematic of the region

The word Peyron, from the old Provençal ‘peira’, which mean stone, here designates the large flat stones that once allowed the fording to cross the Giscle.
The magnificent trees that populate this part of the plain are ash trees. In the 11th century, the whole territory that today covers the Community of Communes, was called the Fraxinetum, the Freinet, the name of this tree.

Plantation of

Provençal cane

Provençal cane, or Bamboo stick of Provence, grow spontaneously on these wet fields of stream edge. The man cultivates this large grass for various uses.
Formerly used in construction, for the drying of commodities, it is now cultivated for making reeds for wind instruments.

Good to know

Please help to protect the site by staying on the marked paths and following the ‘frog’ way markers.

You can run along most of the trail.

The route is available all year round. The path may be muddy after rainfall.

After the walk

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