Rolf Hicker Animal, Nature Travel Photography Sunset Pictures Christmas Pictures Golf Pictures Fall Pictures Eagle Pictures Background Pictures Whale Pictures Vacation Spots Animal Pictures New Zealand Pictures Polar Bear Pictures Alaska Pictures Dolphin Pictures

Photo: Routes Des Cretes Mediterranean Sea Bouches Du Rhone Provence France

The Routes des Cretes is along the Mediterranean in Les Calanques, Cap Canaille in the Bouches du Rhone area in Provence, France. For any history lovers this trail is a must-see because it has a strong connection to World War I.

The Route des Cretes along the Mediterranean Coast in Les Calanques, Cap Canaille, in the Bouches du Rhone region of the Provence, France, has a unique tie-in with World War I history and many people who are interested in this time period go to these cliffs to see this trail and walk it themselves.

The Route de Cretes means Crest Road and it was built by the French High Command in World War I to carry supplies over the mountains so that the other side would not be able to see them and prevent them from moving their supplies. However, it was the scene of much bitter fighting as this supply route was so important, but today it just provides many excellent views over the ocean and the surrounding land. It also passes through woods and open land so it affords many different kinds of terrain. ... continue below the picture...


Routes Des Cretes Mediterranean Sea Bouches Du Rhone Provence France

Photo: 
Routes Des Cretes Mediterranean Sea Bouches Du Rhone Provence France
Photo of the Route des Cretes and Mediterranean Sea, Les Calanques, Cap Canaille, Bouches du Rhone, Provence, France.

Products available for this picture

shoppingcart

Stock Photo License

I offer fair prices for my rights managed stock photos starting at $US 89.90

Request Photo License

Pictures from photo gallery "All Pictures"

Related stock photo galleries, pictures & travel ideas:
Routes Des Cretes Mediterranean Sea Bouches Du Rhone Provence France


...

It begins at Col du Bonhomme in the mountains and from there you can travel to Grand-Ballon if you wish, which has some spectacular views of the Alps. You will travel through the region, Münster, if you wish to go that far, and this is where the savory cheese that is so famous to the region, and you can sample it if you wish.

Despite what many will call its bloody past, this region is very beautiful and very special to history and is well worth the time to drive the Crest Road.

Route des Cretes, Mediterranean, Les Calanques, Cap Canaille, Bouches du Rhone, Provence, France, Europe.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 38mm.

Stock Photo
Routes Des Cretes Mediterranean Sea Bouches Du Rhone Provence France
The Routes des Cretes is along the Mediterranean in Les Calanques, Cap Canaille in the Bouches du Rhone area in Provence, France. For any history lovers this trail is a must-see because it has a strong connection to World War I.
Photographer
Rolf Hicker
Stock Photo ID
yj4z3059 - Routes Des Cretes Mediterranean Sea Bouches Du Rhone Provence France

Comments from our visitors!


Copyright © 2015 - Animal, Nature & Travel Stock Photography / All rights reserved - Routes Des Cretes Mediterranean Sea Bouches Du Rhone Provence France - Unauthorized use of any images or footage from this site is prohibited by international copyright laws. Privacy Policy: privacy policies
back to top


rss feed