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Walking The Lower Verdon Gorges ( Download : )
distance 5.18mi Vertical gain +883ft Vertical drop -876ft duration 3h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Quinson - 04 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Wonderful hike through the Lower Verdon Gorges, starting in Quinson.

Walking The Trois Becs ( Download : )
distance 5.45mi Vertical gain +3005ft Vertical drop -3018ft duration 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in La Chaudière - 26 - Drôme

Visit the Trois Becs, the high points of the Forest of Saou.
Correction: the elevation is 750 m instead of the 1071 m described.

Walking Canyon des Gueulards ( Download : )
Canyon des Gueulards
distance 4.98mi Vertical gain +1476ft Vertical drop -1463ft duration 3h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Omblèze - 26 - Drôme

A complete change of scene in this superb canyon between two narrow cliffs. An unusual place where a crevasse plunges into nowhere, with a peaceful and shady atmosphere between boulders, lichens and ferns.

Himalayan footbridges of Monteynard
distance 9.51mi Vertical gain +1375ft Vertical drop -1352ft duration 5h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Treffort - 38 - Isère

This is a hike that starts with a ferry crossing.
The objective is to take the two elegant bridges.
The first bridge crosses the Drac.
The second bridge crosses the Ebron.
Satisfactory markings.

Walking The Circuit of Bauduen ( Download : )
distance 7.07mi Vertical gain +1004ft Vertical drop -1001ft duration 4h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bauduen - 83 - Var

A very enjoyable loop on the peninsula of Bauduen alongside Lake Sainte Croix.

distance 6.82mi Vertical gain +1857ft Vertical drop -1837ft duration 4h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saou - 26 - Drôme

The west summit of Saou forest, which marks the beginning (or end) of this forest.

Walking The Pic Saint Michel ( Download : )
distance 5.39mi Vertical gain +2093ft Vertical drop -2096ft duration 4h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lans-en-Vercors - 38 - Isère

This easily accessed summit is located on a ridge between the "Vallée de la Gresse" and the Vercors plateau. It offers a breathtaking view on Belledonne, Les Rousses and a bit further Les Ecrins.

Walking Around Rocher Saint-Julien ( Download : )
Around Rocher Saint-Julien
distance 5.31mi Vertical gain +1565ft Vertical drop -1552ft duration 3h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Buis-les-Baronnies - 26 - Drôme

From Buis-les-Baronnies, walk around the Rocher Saint-Julien enjoying the views of the Baronnies and Mont Ventoux.

Walking The Grand Veymont ( Download : )
The Grand Veymont
distance 12.56mi Vertical gain +3094ft Vertical drop -3091ft duration 8h00 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Agnan-en-Vercors - 26 - Drôme

A long hike across the Vercors Highlands ("Hauts Plateaux du Vercors"), to reach the Grand Veymont. Breath-taking view of the entire Vercors massif and Mont Aiguille.

distance 6.21mi Vertical gain +3980ft Vertical drop -3996ft duration 5h45 Very difficult Very difficult
Starting point Starting point in Aiguines - 83 - Var

The Imbut trail is a hike that lets you discover the Verdon in the heart the gorge and the river bed. Extraordinary landscapes await you but this hike is difficult and certain sections on the cliffs (Chemin Vidal) and through rocks (section until the Baou Beni), require a good level of physical fitness. Be careful of vertigo!
The altitude calculated by the software is a little high, it's closer to about 800m.

distance 8.56mi Vertical gain +2336ft Vertical drop -2343ft duration 5h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Beaumont-du-Ventoux - 84 - Vaucluse

A beautiful round trip leading to the summit and back along the crests.

distance 6.18mi Vertical gain +932ft Vertical drop -958ft duration 3h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Les Déserts - 73 - Savoie

A circuit from Féclaz to the Nivolet Cross overlooking Chambéry.

distance 6.91mi Vertical gain +866ft Vertical drop -873ft duration 3h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Sillans-la-Cascade - 83 - Var

The incredible waterfall and the route along the Bresque on the Sillans side.
The route along the Train des Pignes track.
Swimming in the natural pool of Salernes.

distance 4.55mi Vertical gain +1106ft Vertical drop -1053ft duration 2h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Germain-la-Chambotte - 73 - Savoie

A loop above lake Bourget for a late afternoon walk.
A walk amid historical sites and beautiful viewpoints.

distance 7.5mi Vertical gain +837ft Vertical drop -840ft duration 4h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Redortiers - 04 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Discover the dry stone sheepfolds to the west of the Lure mountains.

distance 7.48mi Vertical gain +1512ft Vertical drop -1490ft duration 4h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Escragnolles - 06 - Alpes-Maritimes

Superb hiking in the back-country of Grasse.
On the program, megaliths, magnificent viewing points over the entire coast (in clear weather) and to finish, a superb waterfall in an exceptional setting.

Walking The Dent de Moirans ( Download : )
distance 6.65mi Vertical gain +1112ft Vertical drop -1115ft duration 3h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Montaud (Isère) - 38 - Isère

Easy walk on this “tooth” overlooking the Isère valley and offering an interesting view over the east foothills of Chartreuse.

Walking The "Aulp du Seuil" ( Download : )
distance 4.93mi Vertical gain +2818ft Vertical drop -2818ft duration 4h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Bernard (Isère) - 38 - Isère

The "Passage de l'Aulp du Seuil" ("Aulp du Seuil" passing): this hike is one of the most beautiful hikes of the Chartreuse massif.

Mont Ventoux by the southern slopes
distance 13.62mi Vertical gain +4744ft Vertical drop -4718ft duration 9h40 Very difficult Very difficult
Starting point Starting point in Bédoin - 84 - Vaucluse

Beautiful climb up the southern slopes of Mont Ventoux from the hamlet of Sainte Colombe 4 km from Bédoin.

Walking The Gorges of the Méouge ( Download : )
distance 7.43mi Vertical gain +1867ft Vertical drop -1860ft duration 4h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Châteauneuf-de-Chabre - 05 - Hautes-Alpes

A walk through gorges is always pleasant, and in those of Méouge it's a real joy.

distance 6.55mi Vertical gain +1535ft Vertical drop -1526ft duration 4h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Piégon - 26 - Drôme

In the mountains of the Baronnies, imagine a lost hamlet inhabited by giants... Skeletons with very long shins were found in the crypt of the chapel. They are the source of the name of the locality.

Walking The Combe de Curnier ( Download : )
The Combe de Curnier
distance 5.74mi Vertical gain +2096ft Vertical drop -2110ft duration 4h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bédoin - 84 - Vaucluse

This hike on the southern slope of Mont Ventoux, narrow, wooded and always chilly, carved out by capricious waters, leads to a vast panoramic view.

Walking Taillefer Ridge ( Download : )
distance 4.47mi Vertical gain +1470ft Vertical drop -1457ft duration 3h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Duingt - 74 - Haute-Savoie

An atypical route through bushes and over the lake.

distance 2.91mi Vertical gain +1089ft Vertical drop -1060ft duration 2h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Pancrasse - 38 - Isère

Short family-friendly walk with a magnificent view, manageable on foot or on snowshoes.

distance 7.03mi Vertical gain +1864ft Vertical drop -1857ft duration 4h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Treschenu-Creyers - 26 - Drôme

A hike in Drôme and Isère, but starting from the Vercors drômois side.

The Vallon de Combau and the Tête Chevalière at 1951m. A panoramic view over the Trièves valley.
During the months of May and June, the Vallon du Combau is must-visit destination, where you can enjoy the flora and fauna, particularly marmottes.
A relatively easy hike up to the Pas de l'Essaure pass, then a little more difficult.

distance 6.43mi Vertical gain +2277ft Vertical drop -2323ft duration 4h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Digne-les-Bains - 04 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Long north-south oriented ridge, the Barre des Dourbes ridge separates the basin of Digne-les-Bains from the Barrême syncline.
Rising in stages over twenty kilometres, culminating Pic de Couar some 1988 m above sea level.

distance 6.92mi Vertical gain +2690ft Vertical drop -2671ft duration 5h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Châtelus (Isère) - 38 - Isère

Very nice hike without any difficulty, with stunning views of the Pas des Voutes, Pas de la Charmate and Pas de l'Allier.

Saracen Caves - Ruins of Béconne
distance 4.31mi Vertical gain +1152ft Vertical drop -1129ft duration 2h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Roche-Saint-Secret-Béconne - 26 - Drôme

The Saracen Caves at the ruins of the old village of Béconne provide a short walk through the woods and fields of lavender and lead you on an enjoyable route among the vestiges of the past and let you indulge your imagination.

distance 7.4mi Vertical gain +2247ft Vertical drop -2228ft duration 5h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Estoublon - 04 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Very beautiful hike to do between April and October.

distance 8.92mi Vertical gain +1467ft Vertical drop -1470ft duration 5h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in La Palud-sur-Verdon - 04 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

A hike in Pays du Verdon that takes ancient Roman roads, runs alongside an abandoned village and a chapel sheltered by rocks with magnificent landscapes.

The Véris trail in Bauduen
distance 4.63mi Vertical gain +692ft Vertical drop -679ft duration 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Bauduen - 83 - Var

Very nice course with beautiful views of Lake Sainte-Croix.

Walking Mont Ventoux - le Rat ( Download : )
distance 5.93mi Vertical gain +610ft Vertical drop -610ft duration 3h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Bédoin - 84 - Vaucluse

Discover the vegetation's biodiversity of the Mont Ventoux.
From Bedoin, take the road (by car) leading to the Mont Ventoux.
Cross the remarkable cedar's forest then the beech forest will appear.
Continue (approx. 10km) until you find a car park on the right-hand side. (Jas des Melettes)

The lower Verdon Gorges in Artignosc
distance 1.99mi Vertical gain +259ft Vertical drop -285ft duration 1h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Artignosc-sur-Verdon - 83 - Var

A pretty walk off the beaten path. The views are breathtaking in diverse landscapes, all from the beautiful little hilltop village of Artignosc-sur-Verdon.

distance 4.43mi Vertical gain +643ft Vertical drop -617ft duration 2h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Aups - 83 - Var

A beautiful walk through various landscapes, olive trees, impressive stone walls, a pine forest, caves and cave chapels.

distance 7.28mi Vertical gain +2687ft Vertical drop -2687ft duration Duration unknown
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey - 06 - Alpes-Maritimes

A small hike in the footsteps of Asterix and Obelix, following in part an ancient Roman road, with the same backdrops as the well known Uderzo and Goscinny albums. A small valley lost in the hollow of a glacial cirque, with a meandering stream in the middle, and above, beautiful views across the French Riviera, the Esterel and the Maures off in the distance. With a little luck, you can meet deer or roe deer!

distance 4.07mi Vertical gain +1033ft Vertical drop -1001ft duration 2h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Martin-en-Vercors - 26 - Drôme

A walk of discovery from Vercors in a loop between the cliffs, forest and meadow. Small height change.

distance 7.8mi Vertical gain +2507ft Vertical drop -2500ft duration 5h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Gilette - 06 - Alpes-Maritimes

Gilette and La Clue.
From the village of Gillette, perched on a rocky outcrop, this walk takes you to the medieval bridge of La Cerise (scenes from the film "The Hunchback" were shot here in 1997) and then winds through the Estéron gorges.

Couspeau mountain: the Grand Delmas
distance 7.31mi Vertical gain +2421ft Vertical drop -2398ft duration 5h05 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Bézaudun-sur-Bîne - 26 - Drôme

A circular walk on Couspeau mountain, with the summit of the Grand Delmas offering views over the surrounding mountains, particularly the 3 Becs.

distance 6.25mi Vertical gain +1096ft Vertical drop -1122ft duration 4 hrs Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Thorens-Glières - 74 - Haute-Savoie

Snowshoe circuit on the vast Glières Plateau.
Besides the historical aspect, the Glières Plateau is interesting to visit because the mountains that surround it are strong points of reference.

Walking Saint-Médard Chapel ( Download : )
Saint-Médard Chapel
distance 9.04mi Vertical gain +2444ft Vertical drop -2444ft duration 5h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Piégros-la-Clastre - 26 - Drôme

This chapel is on the ridge of the Forest of Saoû, above the ruins of an old priory. At the top of the climb from La Clastre, hikers have breathtaking views of the hanging valley of Saoû.

Walking The Refuge de Vallonbrun ( Download : )
distance 3.26mi Vertical gain +1555ft Vertical drop -1558ft duration 2h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lanslevillard - 73 - Savoie

A half-day hike for intermediate walkers. You'll walk through different settings that offer a large range of Vanoise flora, while benefiting from an extraordinary view over the summits of Maurienne and the Ecrins national park.

distance 7.09mi Vertical gain +2451ft Vertical drop -2454ft duration 5h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Sigale - 06 - Alpes-Maritimes

This circuit is ideal on sunny days and a surprising route thanks to the diversity and beauty of the valley, which is still wild. On the northern slope, you'll appreciate the quiet atmosphere of the pine forests and the oaks that dominate the verdant agricultural plain of Sallagriffon, with a panoramic view up to the foothills of the Mercantour mountain range. On the southern slope, you'll appreciate the magnificent mineral landscapes with tremendous views of deep clues carved out by the capricious course of the rivers.

distance 4.8mi Vertical gain +1030ft Vertical drop -1010ft duration 2h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Corenc - 38 - Isère

Easy access to Mont Rachais. View over Chartreuse, Belledonne, Grenoble and the Vercors.

Walking The Mont Grêle lookout ( Download : )
distance 8.94mi Vertical gain +4701ft Vertical drop -4708ft duration 7h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Attignat-Oncin - 73 - Savoie

The Mont Grêle lookout point and Archelle’s summit.
Mont Grêle is a peak that is visible from the valley of Chambéry and the Aiguebelette region.
It is easily spotted thanks to or because of the pylons that are installed at the top. Up close, these towers have still look great, but they do not alone justify the purpose of the tour, which is interesting because it offers views over Lake Aiguebelette and Chartreuse.

The Grand Rocher and the Crêt du Poulet
distance 5.32mi Vertical gain +1532ft Vertical drop -1526ft duration 6 hrs Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Theys - 38 - Isère

A stone's throw from town and you're high in the mountains. But pay attention to the risks.

distance 11.04mi Vertical gain +5377ft Vertical drop -5377ft duration 9h00 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont - 38 - Isère

Petit Som and Grand Som from Gîte à Rucher de la Ruchère.

distance 6.39mi Vertical gain +1460ft Vertical drop -1437ft duration 4 hrs Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Sarcenas - 38 - Isère

A very pleasant hike, described here snowshoe users, but also good for walks on sunny days.

Walking Tour d'AÏ ( Download : )
distance 6.04mi Vertical gain +2808ft Vertical drop -2802ft duration 4h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Leysin - Vaud

The Tours d'Aï and Mayen are twin peaks visible from afar. The Tour d'AÏ is slightly higher than its neighbour, and also visited more frequently. It's a progressive climb which offers an aerial tour at the very end. Amazing views of Lac Léman, le Chablais, les Dents du Midi and the Mont Blanc massif from the summit.

The Croix du Colomban from the Col de la Croix Fry
distance 5.25mi Vertical gain +1079ft Vertical drop -1070ft duration 5 hrs Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Manigod - 74 - Haute-Savoie

A very beautiful hike on snowshoes which takes you through completely wild areas covered in pure white snow.

Walking Tour of Brec Chambeyron ( Download : )
distance 12.32mi Vertical gain +4951ft Vertical drop -4954ft duration 9h15 Very difficult Very difficult
Starting point Starting point in Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye - 04 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

A loop around Brec de Chambeyron, leaving from the hamlet of Fouillouse.