Cross of Provence, Mt Ste Victoire, Aix en Provence, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member arby101ca
N 43° 31.851 E 005° 34.808
31T E 708486 N 4823001
Quick Description: The Cross of Provence is high on the ridge of Ste Victoire above Aix en Provence, France
Location: France
Date Posted: 5/3/2010 5:15:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM8QP4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
Views: 13

Long Description:
A great hike is to the summit ridge of Mt St Victoire. There are several routes, the easiest up the backside from the north starting near a lake seen in one of the pictures. This takes you to the Priory chapel, St Venture, and then up to the cross at 946 m (3100 ft). The views are spectacular.

This is a very popular hike. One estimate says 700,000 people hike trails on this mountain each year. Part of the trail is the GR9.
Type of cross: Latin cross

Material used: Metal (steel, bronze, aluminium, ...)

Characteristics of this cross:
A tall steel cross on a stone base.


Describe the location:
On the summit ridge of Mt Ste Victoire at 946 m (3100 ft). The highest point is further allong at 1011 m (3317 ft)


Is this cross commemorative ?: No

Year of manufacture: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Post at least one photograph of this cross.
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