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Le Pierredon trail

Take the Pierredon trail past the Fairies Bridge and explore the natural environment within the Maures mountain range as part of a pleasant walk.

Leaving from Grimaud

Explore the trail past the Fairies Bridge (le Pont des Fées: the remains of the arch of an aqueduct). A pretty, educational walk with a wildlife theme: geology, the use of water to exploit natural resources, as well as wildlife and plant life. A dozen or so information signs will guide you through the main features and give you an understanding of the landscape.

A dose

of nature

Ideal for a nature walk surrounded by tranquility and soothed by the sound of the river, or the trees rustling in the breeze.

In the heart of the Maures mountain range, Le Pierredon is an evergreen trail. In spring, wild flowers add to the decor, while the autumn landscape is dotted with fungi enjoying the gentle dew that settles at the end of the day.

La Garde river and

ancient remains

The river that runs alongside the path used to be home to three watermills that provided flour for the local population. When rain swells the river and the water rushes furiously to the sea, it’s easy to see why this was a strategic site.

Continue walking and you’ll come across an old 18th-century farmhouse and some olive groves. You’ll also see the old footbridge which, some time ago, would have taken you across the river.

Good to know

Please help to protect the site by staying on the marked paths and following the blue arrows.

The track is stony and on a slope, so good footwear is important. Not suitable for pushchairs.

The mountains are not accessible at certain times. Please enquire at the Tourist Office on + 33 (0)4 94 55 43 83.

After the walk

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