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The Salignan Windmill in Apt

Visit the windmill of Salignan and the exhibit ‘From Apt to the Aptian, A Journey Through Geologic Time
April, July and August 2019: every Tuesday morning at 10.30am

Join us on a journey to discover the geological history of Luberon, over 130 Millon years old….

The windmill of Salignan displays an exhibit on the division of geological time. It’s free, advance booking required (la Maison du Parc, by phone  04 90 04 42 00 or by email accueil@parcduluberon.fr).
You will learn about the geologic history of Earth, the rocks found in Luberon, their fossils and the Aptian stage (-125 to -113 million years) of the geological time scale!

Wind mill of Salignan
© AVECC - Hervé Vincent

Useful Information

April, July and August 2019: every Tuesday morning at 10.30am

Advance booking required : by phone  04 90 04 42 00 or by email accueil@parcduluberon.fr

Meeting point: On-site, at the Windmill of Salignan

Free

Les sorties buissonnières

The Park Spring fieldtrips, from the 5th of April to the 8th of June

From April to June 2019, the staff of the Luberon geopark provide guided walks and hikes to discover the natural and cultural heritage of the territory. It’s free, advance booking required (la Maison du Parc, by phone  04 90 04 42 00 or by email accueil@parcduluberon.fr).

Spring field trip in Luberon

Program of 2019 spring fieldtrips

In April

Friday the 5th of April, Goult: “the Beavers Spring”
6.30pm / Distance 2 km / Elevation gain + 10 m / 2h / Easy
Booking to be made with the LPO at 06 18 87 15 59 or send an email
For more information

Monday the 22nd of April, Viens: “On the Luberon rhinos tracks”
9.30am  / Distance 9 km / Elevation gain + 240 m / 5h / Moderate / bring a picnic
In the frame of Earth Day
For more information

Friday 26th of April, Apt: “Aperitif at dusk: the ultrasounds of the Calavon bats”
7pm / Distance 2 km / Elevation gain + 10 m / 2h / Easy
For more information

Saturday 27th of April, Buoux: “Buoux Landscape”
2pm / Distance 4 km / Elevation gain + 100 m / 2h30 / Easy
In the frame of “Pique-nique paysage” at Château de l’environnement, Buoux
For more information

Sunday 28th of April, Céreste: “The flower meadows of the Encrême valley”
10am / Distance 8 km / Elevation gain + 200 m / 4h / Easy / bring a picnic
For more information

In May

Saturday 11th of May, Lauris: “Wild flowers in Lauris”
10am / Distance 5 km / Elevation gain  + 100 m / 2h30 / Easy
For more information

Saturday 18th of May, Mérindol: “The bush birds”
8am / Distance 7 km / Elevation gain  + 100 m / 4h / Easy
For more information

Wednesday 22th of May, Lagnes: “Discovery of the ancient variety of fruit in the village orchard of Lagnes »
à 9h / Distance 1 km / Elevation gain  + 10 m / 2h30 / Easy / bring a picnic
In the frame of “Joli mois de l’Europe”
For more information
 

Friday 24th of May, Oppède: “wetland, useful land”
2pm / Distance 2 km / Elevation gain  + 10 m / 2h30 / Easy
In the frame of “Fête de la nature”
For more information
 

Wednesday 29th of May, Volx: “Geologic hikes on the heights of Volx”
9.30am / Distance 7 km / Elevation gain  + 370 m / 5h / Difficult / bring a picnic
In the frame of European Geoparks week
For more information
 

In June

Wednesday 5th of June, Montfuron: “Calavon, Largue and the Durance: the water issues in Provence from the Luberon Massif ridges”
9am / Distance 5 km / Elevation gain + 160 m / 4h / Easy / bring a picnic
For more information

Friday 7th of June, Forcalquier: “Discover the einkorn and Forcalquier agricultural activities: welcome to the farm”
9am / Distance 4 km / Elevation gain + 200 m / 3h30 / Easy / bring a picnic
For more information

Saturday 8th of June, Manosque: “Meet insects and ancient fruit varieties”
5pm / Distance 2 km / Elevation gain + 10m / 1h30 / Easy
In the frame of the meetings at the Maison de la biodiversité
For more information

Useful Information

Advance booking required : by phone  04 90 04 42 00 or by email accueil@parcduluberon.fr

The meeting point will be specified upon registration

Suitable gears and clothing (hiking shoes, hat, water, snacks) are recommended

Please check on the hike difficulty level before registration

KEY POINTS

Free guided tour at the Salignan windmill

Free Spring fieldtrip

Advance booking required

MORE INFORMATION

About Alcide d'Orbigny

CONTACT US

Maison du Parc
60, place Jean Jaurès – 84400 Apt
> send an e-mail
> 04 90 04 42 00

Front picture: the Maison de la Biodiversité © PNRL – Nathalie Teil

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