L'oppidum de la Fouirette

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Ville : LE LUC EN PROVENCE

Hiking
Departure : Place Pasteur, below the Hexagonal Tower in Luc en Provence town centre. Access from the Charles De Gaulle roundabout and the Rue Lamartine from the D97.
Distance : 3.9km
Duration : 1 hr 10 mins
Vertical drop : 160m

The La Fouirette oppidum was a rectangular entrenched camp built in the 4th century BC against a cliff. It has never had settled inhabitants, but was used as shelter in times of invasion by the Celto-Ligurians living on the surrounding slopes. Set 300m high, it offers superb views.