Western Provence Competition

Win a copy of Sunflower Book's Landscapes of Languedoc-Rousillon and Western Provence

This guidebook, half of a two-volume set, is intended for motorists who want to tour western Provence and Languedoc-Roussillon by car and enjoy some superb walks en route. The other volume, Eastern Provence was reviewed in our blog and copies given away in a competition last year. The drives have been described in such detail that there is no need to make constant reference to a map. The walks selected - all set in areas of great natural beauty and historical interest - are those the authors believe offer the greatest sense of satisfaction for the effort involved. These are not tough GR routes, but mostly circular walks suitable for moderately fit people. There are also restaurant recommendations for each tour. The book is also ideal for those taking city breaks to places like Carcassonne, Perpignan, Nimes, Marseille and Montpellier.

The guide begins at Aix-en-Provence and moves west via Luberon and Mont Ventoux to the great Roman cities and the Pont du Gard. It also covers parts of the Ardeche and the Tarn and the Cirque de Navacelles as well as Herault, Carcassonne and the Canal du Midi. The guide also crosses the Corbieres and the Land of the Cathars, reaching the foot of Canigou, holy mountain of the Pyrenees.

Sunflower Books publish the ‘Landscapes’ Series, the ‘Walk&Eat' series and the Sunflower ‘Complete' series. Their authors know their chosen landscapes intimately; many live in the area, others visit frequently. They have written these books because they see the beauty and interest in these regions and want to share it.

The book makes an ideal guide for walkers looking to extend their holiday after undertaking one of High Point Holiday's walking breaks in South East France:

Secret Provence: Tour of the Baronnies

Classic Provence: Luberon Trails

We have 3 copies to give away.

Win yourself a copy and maybe it will inspire you to explore this region.

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is to answer this one question:

What is the name given to the area around Rustrel where ochre was once mined?

Clue: See Day 6 of our Luberon Trail

This Competition has now closed

By entering you are agreeing to the competition terms and conditions

To enter:

Send us an email to contact@highpointholidays.co.uk providing your name, a contact number, address and of course the answer, which you can put in the subject line. If you would like a copy of our 2014 brochure as soon as available, please state 'Brochure Request' next to the answer.

Winner will be notified by e-mail as soon as possible following the closing date of the competition



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