Discover a part of the plain of Grimaud, which has made its fortune for centuries, between cultures and wild spaces along the river.
The word Peyron, from the old Provençal ‘peira’, which mean stone, here designates the large flat stones that once allowed the fording to cross the Giscle.
The magnificent trees that populate this part of the plain are ash trees. In the 11th century, the whole territory that today covers the Community of Communes, was called the Fraxinetum, the Freinet, the name of this tree.
Bamboo stick of Provence
Bamboo stick of Provence grow spontaneously on these wet fields of stream edge. The man cultivates this large grass for various uses. Formerly used in construction, for the drying of commodities, it is now cultivated for making reeds for wind instruments.
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Good to know
Trail markings: follow the frog.
Please help to protect the site by staying on the marked paths.
The massif has to be closed at certain periods, making this trail inaccessible. You can find out about such closures here, or by contacting us on +33 (0)4 94 55 43 83.
The path is easy to access.