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tour of the historic mining center

Hikes & walks in Gréasque

tour of the historic mining center - Hikes & walks in Gréasque
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The village of Gréasque, a former mining town benefits from a privileged location between Aix, Marseille and Aubagne. In the village center, beautiful gardens have been set up in the sixteenth century castle’s area that belonged to the family de Castellane.

Description sheet

DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
Departure municipalityGréasque
Outing typeHike
DifficultyEasy
Duration4h20
Kilometres13 km
Altitude upon departure287m
Change in altitude422m

Access

Depart from the town of Gréasque, latitude 43.432922 (N 43° 25’ 59”), longitude 5.534055 (E 5° 32’ 3”)

Itinerary

The mining museum is locatet within the Hély Oissel wells. The forests of the Communal Domain which extend to Europe’s oldest mining town’s remains offer pleasant walks, and can be explored by mountain bike or on horseback.

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