The chosen hikes are some of the best scenic walks in the region. What's more, they're accompanied by a (French-speaking) guide so you need not worry about getting lost.
Getting lost may not concern you much if you're strolling along the coastal pathways, but can be an issue in the Estérel Mountains or in the Maures Mountains behind St Tropez.
So what's on in St Tropez for the 2013 "Hiking Week"?
Here's your chance to try the famous Saint-Tropez coastal hike accompanied by a guide:
This coastal hikes meanders up and down the coastal path from the Bay des Canebiers (see pic above) for 8 kilometers. Come prepared with sturdy walking shoes and count on a 3.5 hour-hike.
When? This hike takes place on Saturday, September 28 2013. Leaves from the Canebiers Bay (by the sailing club) at 8:30AM sharp.
Reservations are required for this hike, as for all of the accompanied hikes. Call or email the Tourism Board by September 27: 0892 68 48 28 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other planned accompanied hikes for this week?
Some 140 hikes are planned all across the Var during that special week. Here's just a few of our favorites:
The Gorges du Blavet by Bagnols en Foret, though a bit more arduous than the St Tropez hike (6 hours, 15 kms) - on Fri, Oct 4, 2013; Reservations required: 04 94 08 99 78
Le Mont Vinaigre in the Estérel Mountains. Beautiful but views need to be earned by a fair climb (4 hours, 13 kms) - on Sat, Sep 28, 2013. Reservations required: 04 94 40 93 57
Vlllecroze on the Voie Romaine (2 hours, 6 kms) - on Wed, Oct 2, 2013. Reservations required: 04 94 67 50 00
The Mont Faron in Toulon (4 hours, 13kms) - on Sun, Oct 6, 2013 starting at 7:30AM. Early Reservations r
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