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Colorado Provencal

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Address: 84400 Rustrel, France
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We went with my ife mid April. Tempearture was perfect. We have followed the shortest track, which is not very sign posted, but at the end you are to see one of the most... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Grenoble
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We went with my ife mid April. Tempearture was perfect. We have followed the shortest track, which is not very sign posted, but at the end you are to see one of the most incredible scenary I've seen. The colors are absolutely amazing, especially when it is sunny. I highly recommend this place, especially for young children, as it is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If you have ever wanted to go to Colorado, first consider going there and you will get a fair overview of what it looks like. I recommend going in the morning to start around 9 am. It takes about 3 hours and you will avoid the mass of people then.

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Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The orches here were colourful and the walking trails very pleasant, not the arduous sort of climb. The rustrel village itself has a few shops but nothing fantastic. There's a toilet near the car park but you need to get the key from the shop. The car park attendent seems a little dodgy so don't wind down your window too... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

There are a couple of option to enjoy the ochres in Provence. I recommend Le Colorado Provencal for being the most authentic. It is worth driving to Rustrel from Roussillon or wherever you stay if you want to enjoy the ochres in nature. You only pay for parking and get three options for your trip. I would recommend the second... More 

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Dublin
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Provence's Colorado Rustrel area is well worth visiting. It's far from being on the Colorado USA scale but it's a delightful taster of it! The range of colours of the soil, the small pinnacles, the lovely walks through the Colorado and through the surrounding woodlands are really pleasant and enjoyable. It's easy to get to and the only charge you... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The morning after a refreshing rainfall was a perfect time to enjoy the cool, crisp air and the vibrant colors of this unique area in Rustral. After a small parking fee and with a trail map in hand, we chose the blue trail which is the easiest and shortest. After a short walk over a stream and an aquaduct, we... More 

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Swindon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A 4 euro parking fee enabled an easy access to the colourful rocks at Rustrel. There are 3 marked walks of different lengths and terrain and elevation. We chose the black 2 track which gave us a fantastic view over the coloured rocks which were lit up in the late morning sun. After a walk of about 40 minutes we... More 

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Tours, France
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A must when visiting near the Luberon mountains. This Colorado is not far from Apt. A choice of 3 walks. We chose the 2 hr. Steep climb to begin with walking over rocks. Our 4 yr old had no problems what so ever running and jumping "up" the hill. Do wear appropriate foot wear,especially if its been raining. Definitely do... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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275 reviews 275 reviews
29 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

A really original landscape in Provence. Beautiful colours, and an easy walk for families with kids.

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Paris
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stunning concretoions, colors, easy walk and a bit of climbing if you so wish. Kids wear Indian (ocre) make up and slide down effrotless from dunes :-) Make sure you wear clothes which agree to remain yellow forever: dust is so thin that even the best washing does not get rid of it. Then get to Roussilon and its musuem... More 

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