Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
Circular Inn to Inn trail ride
In dormitories or bedrooms
Level 2 : You must be able to walk, trot, canter in an arena or outdoor

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Two days Inn to Inn horseback ride to discover the Luberon Nature Park. Discover the Luberon on horseback for a weekend roaming. Three itineraries are proposed, depending on the dates and your desires ! A ride between the Durance river and the Luberon with accommodation in Merindol at the foot of the southern slope of the Petit Luberon. A ride to an inn nestled in the heart of the Grand Luberon near Buoux. A ride to the foot of the northern slope of the Petit Luberon in Bonnieux.

Programme intro



image-20220603152215-1Day 1: Meet at Lauris at 9am. Lauris - Merindol. Departure of the ride: immediately, we are in the middle of nature in the heart of the Petit Luberon. We ride up the Recaute track lined with holm oaks and pines. Above are the  Luberon cliffs, then descend to the Tapi, a forest refuge. Picnic stop, then we continue to explore the Petit Luberon down to Merindol where we can make a short stop in the old village of the Vaudois. We leave the village to reach the Argiles campsite where the accommodation awaits us (a spacious dormitory with about twenty beds, showers nearby, swimming pool in summer). Isabelle joins us in the evening with the meal and we have dinner together.

image-20220603153202-1Day 2: Merindol - Lauris. Around 9 am after breakfast and a presentation of the day's itinerary with the map, we will join the horses to prepare them. Return to Lauris by the Durance bank: we cross the village of Merindol to find the plain and go up the course of this very beautiful river. The ground is soft and allows us good canters. Picnic in the forest then ascent towards the foot of the Luberon through scrubland, vines, olive trees and truffle fields. End of the ride and separation around 5 p.m.


image-20221109152733-1Day 1: Meeting at 9 am at Lauris Lauris - Buoux. Departure at 10 am. We cross the Petit Luberon towards the village of Bonnieux, a superb perched village typical of Provence where the houses built of local stone, some dating from the 16th century, merge with the hills. Then we descend into the Aiguebrun gorges, at the foot of superb climbing cliffs. The evening stay is planned in an inn in the heart of the Luberon. Swim in the spring-fed pool for those wishing to relax and refresh before dinner.

image-20221109152817-2Day 2: Buoux - Lauris: We ride up to the ridges of the Luberon, from where we discover a superb view: on the Alpi peaks to the north, on the Mediterranean to the south ! Picnic near Lourmarin, a listed village in Provence where Albert Camus lived and is buried. Then we get our horses ready to return to Lauris along the foot of the Luberon. The trails are pleasant, in the pine forests, overlooking the Durance valley, with a beautiful view of the Montagne Sainte-Victoire dear to Cézanne. End of your horseback riding in the Luberon at the end of the afternoon in Lauris.


image-20230131113601-1Day 1: Meeting at 9 am in Lauris. Lauris - Bonnieux: Departure at 10 am. Ascent and crossing of the Petit Luberon by the Valbigonce track and the old oak tree to reach the Cap de Serre: magnificent panorama over the Petit Luberon, the Durance valley, the Alpilles, the Sainte-Victoire. Picnic at the top. Descent on the other side by the mountain of Cadasses, the hamlet of Chambarelle, the village of the bories. Arrival at the Vallon de Bonnieux campsite Accommodation in a wooden chalet, chance for a walking visit of the village: the campsite is 10 minutes from the village centre.

image-20230131113415-1Day 2: Bonnieux - Lauris: Return via the crests of the Petit Luberon and the Philippe tower: panorama over the Apt valley, the villages of Lacoste, Roussillon, Mont Ventoux, the lavender fields. Picnic in a cedar forest. Return by the descent of the Portalas: very beautiful view of the valleys and valleys of Luberon. With a bit of luck, we will see Egyptian vultures nesting nearby. Arrival in Lauris at about 5 pm.


* Indicative itineraries that can be modified if necessary: weather conditions, fire risks, accommodation availability in particular.



The morning at 9 am in Lauris in the Luberon. Lauris is located 1 hour from Marseille and Avignon, half an hour from Aix en Provence.


Day 2 at about 5 pm.


Bus from Aix-en-Provence center:
To Lauris: see schedules
To La Roque d'Anthéron (Saint-Christophe bus stop) : see schedules
From Aix-en-Provence TGV, or Marseille airport to Aix center: bus shuttle see schedules
From Marseille center train station Marseille St-Charles to Aix center: bus shuttle see schedules


RIDING LEVEL:  image 1920
To participate and enjoy this ride, you must be comfortable at the three gaits (walk, trot, canter) on balanced horses.

From 12 years, 85 kg maximum.

5 hours riding per day on average: 2-3 hours in the morning, 2-3 hours in the afternoon,. At three gaits: walk, trot, canter when the terrain allows it.

4 + the guide.

Licenced English speaking equestrian guide.

rando à cheval dans le LuberonHORSES:
Mainly of the Camargue breed. Your guide chooses your horse on the morning of departure based on your height, weight, level and experience. All our horses are trail riding "professionals". They only do this activity and live in herds all year round. For these reasons, they are weel balanced, kind and willful. Medium in size, we chose them because they are suitable for the type of riding we offer.

Comfortable trail ride and western saddles equipped with saddlebags, that allow you to take the lunch picnic as well as some personal belongings. A saddlery adapted for the comfort of the horse, the comfort and the safety of the rider..


In dormitory. Depending on the program and destination: in Merindol, Buoux, or Bonnieux.


image-20220603152453-2 Les Argiles

 image-20220320111018-2 Les Seguins




image-20230126175642-1 Camping Le Vallon

à cheval dans le LuberonThe evening depending on the destination: Isabelle, wife of your guide, joins us in the evening with the meal and dinner is taken together at the accommodation. Or the meal is prepared by the accommodation. The midday picnics are carried on horseback in saddlebags.

Infos tarif


350 € in dormitory
Booking fees: 15 €


Horse and tack rental, guide, accommodation, meals, luggage transfers, the financial guarantee of your payments by our travel operator deposit.


Individual insurance, drinks except table water and 1/4 of wine during meals, any visits, tips, anything that is not indicated in "the price includes".

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By booking with Cap Rando, you get the benefit of the French travel agency law, one of the strictest in the world: an unlimited financial guarantee for all your payments !


Check the availability and price (depending on the type of accommodation and after possible discounts) by contacting us through the availability & quote request form or by phone +33 (0)483431321, whatsapp +33(0)609520324, or e-mail:
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To register on a Cap Rando holiday, you must be covered by an individual liability insurance covering your activity, individual accident, assistance, repatriation, and possibly cancellation (strongly recommended not to lose your payment in case of cancellation for a reason covered by a cancellation insurance).
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A 30% deposit is required upon booking, the balance being due 60 days before the stay date. Less than 60 days before your departure date, full payment is requested at registration.
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If you book a trip through Cap Rando, you have the guarantee not to loose any payment. 
The French law is the strongest and requires all French travel agencies to have an unlimited financial guarantee for their customers in case of financial failure.

You will receive a confirmation file and contract with the invoice and all practical information within 24 hours after reception of your registration form and payment.

See the cencellation policy: cancellation conditions.
Please note: Any stay may be canceled in the event of insufficient bokkings to ensure the stay up to 21 days before the starting date. In this case, a replacement stay may be offered to you, if it does not suit you: full refund is guaranteed without compensation. We advise you to book refundable transports.

Anaïs - Avril 2021

L'accueil était très chaleureux. Cheval très sympa, aucun problème. Sellerie western confortable. Bien encadrées par Didier, en sécurité. Logement atypique et pittoresque en plein nature. Nous avons été satisfait des services de Cap Rando, de la rapidité suite à notre demande. Nous avons passé un très bon séjour et le recommanderons sans aucun doute vos services !