The Hussar Route on horseback

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Equestrian itineraries in Haute-Provence, inspired by Jean Giono's novel "Le Hussard sur le Toit".
On these itineraries, you will follow in the footsteps of Angelo: Manosque, Forcalquier, the Lure Mountain, etc...
Vast preserved spaces, dry stone sheepfolds, smells of thyme raised by the horses' hooves, and the air, especially the air....
"Lure, calm, blue, dominates the country, blocking the west with its great body of insensitive mountain". Jean GIONO "Hill
Nobody knew how to speak as well about Haute-Provence as Jean Giono. Not wanting to be a regionalist writer, he has in the universal touched the detail that makes it there and not elsewhere.
Take a walk in this country and you will be touched by the beauty, the spaces, the air, the smells, the silences.
The human stone of the villages or the wild stone of the landscapes, everything contributes to make you enter the poetry of Jean Giono's work. Follow the path traveled by Angelo, hero of "Hussar on the Roof", if the magic operates you will want to know more and it is in your armchair, book in hand that you will leave on a journey ...
Opening period (s)All year round.
Practical information
  • Route :
    • Signposted route
    • Distance (km) : 288
    • Route : BOUCLE
    • Route : 8011
  • Park :
    • Park


  • La Route du Hussard à cheval