The peak of Montagne Sainte Victoire is called Pic des Mooches, and measures 1,011 m (3,317 ft) high. Paul Cézanne famously painted the mountain from his window. The limestone peak, dotted with coniferous trees, is a popular spot for hikers, trekkers, and campers. It can be chilly near the peak, so dress accordingly. To visit Montagne Sainte Victoire on your trip to Vauvenargues, use our Vauvenargues holiday app.
Tours to Montagne Sainte Victoire
Provence Wineries and Luberon Villages Day Trip from Aix-en-Provence BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $135
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
E-Bike tour of Sainte Victoire Mountain, Aix-en-Provence BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $72
Duration: 3 hours
Coteaux D'Aix : Half Day Wine Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $630
Duration: 4 hours
Montagne Sainte Victoire reviews
This majestic mountain rises dramatically and visibly for miles around. It appearance changes constantly as the light moves, or one moves oneself--thus the appeal to artists. I don't know too many... more »
Caught the 110 public bus from Aix En Provence (stop is just around the corner from the main bus station) a return ticket cost a couple of Euro. You can ask the bus driver to drop you pretty much... more »
We took the D17 from Aix, which runs along the southern edge. The weather was a bit rainy, and the mountain was sometimes shrouded in clouds, but there were great views from the stops along the road.
A must seen
Plan your trip to Vauvenargues
Get a personalized planA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Vauvenargues
Plans to Montagne Sainte Victoire by other users
23 days in Europe BY A USER FROM URUGUAY March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM TURKEY March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 23 days in Barcelona & Marseille BY A USER FROM BRAZIL May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in France BY A USER FROM AZERBAIJAN June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in South of France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur BY A USER FROM FRANCE June, hidden gems Preferences: June Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium