They hiked many parts of GR5 / E2: Lumaj Hiking Blog. Do you have the GR5 netherlands section. Van Ribeauville naar Aubure. The GR5 Trail is a famous long distance alpine trail from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean, it traditionally ends in Nice but can also be finished via the alternative GR52 route to end at Menton. De 13-de etappe van de GR-5. (See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_long-distance_footpaths.) The route is well marked by red and white painted blazes on trees, fences, and stone structures; or stickers on metal signposts and other semi-permanent fixtures. All potential GR5 – GR52 hikers can probably benefit from the topics presented here. Daily reports, awesome photos, videos and useful information about hiking the Alpine part of the GR5, from lake Geneva to Nice. Thann naar ferme Rouge Ballon. Always have a proper map and guidebook with you. A happy smiling face in the end. De 37 etappe van de GR-5. Current edition of this title was published in June 2014.ABOUT THE FFRP (Fédération française de la randonnée pédestre)... Guide FFRandonnée Tours et Traversée dans l'ain. De 4-de etappe van de GR-5. GR5, 2600 km, 1615 miles, about 130 days. Love the article. De 24-de etappe van de GR-5. Even if you plan to precisely follow the official GR5 – GR52, sleeping entirely in gites and refuges, you will probably also gather useful information from the “Route Recomendations” that follow the general section. The GR5 is one of the most popular long distance hikes in Europe. GR5, 2600 km, 1615 miles, about 130 days. Thank you, David May, [email protected], For information on my background and my other web sites, please see this page: About the author. De 35-de etappe van de GR-5. 12-06-2016. Van camping “De Vijvers “ bij Averbode naar Viversel. Additionally, two pages provide information sources and vocabulary for  walking the entire GR5, from Holland to the Mediterranean. De 40 etappe van de GR-5. The authors only hiked a small part of the GR5 yet. De 39 etappe van de GR-5. Afstand ± 35 kilometer. starting from Hoek van Holland. Afstand ± 36 kilometer. POIs GR5 from Trail-Inn (route on the GR5 of 45km) - Click on a name of a point in the table for a detailed map and more information. De 2-de etappe van de GR-5. Hi. Route: Dudelange (de grens van Luxemburg en Frankrijk) of Sierck les Bains tot aan Salonnes en Vic-sur-Seille. Van Knutange naar Quaraille. Eerst wandel je vanuit de Elzas over beboste hellingen en langs... Verblijf bij een familiepension met Nederlandse eigenaren. GR5 Segment 22: From Abbévillers to Saint-Hippolyte is a 12.9 mile point-to-point trail located near Abbévillers, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France that features a river and is rated as moderate. FREE GR5 camping guide, detailed and vivid eBook: Alone Through the Alps. A long-distance route covering a variety of cultures and landscapes. 05-07-2013. Only minor things bothered me, like the language barrier (French). Van naar Steinheim naar Wasserbillig. The first, 206-km long Alpine section of the GR5 from Lake Geneva, past Mont Blanc and across the Col de la Croix-du-Bonhomme, to Landry north of the Vanoise Massif, FFRP topo-guide ref. 12-01-2013. Along this trail, friendships were coined and hiking clubs were born... Not surprisingly, a lot of information can be found on the world wide web. This 8 is because of a 9 in the french alps, an 8 in the vosges and ardennen in belgium abd a 7 in luxembourg, pays lorraine and parts if the netherlands You will be provided with a map and route notes and you will also have access to the Macs Adventure Smartphone App enabling you to follow the route using your phone's … Part 12 – FR Bessans to Montgenevre. 29-12-2012. De 5-de etappe van de GR-5. The GR5/GR53 provides an interesting waymarked route, starting on the GR53 from the quiet hills of the Northern Vosges, and continuing through Alsace, then the Doubs Gorge, up onto the Jura... Guidebook to a 687km (427 mile) trek through eastern France, traversing the Vosges and the Haut-Jura plateau. I am familiar with some of these. That said, most hikers will speak English as a second or third language. However, saying that the GR5 runs from the Geneva Lake to the Mediterranean coast would be the same as saying the AT is a New England trail. You will be provided with a map and route notes and you will also have access to the Macs Adventure Smartphone App enabling you to follow the route using your phone's … Van Chalet Hotel Grand-Ballon naar Thann. Virtual Tour of GR52 Trail. Etappe 1 loopt van Evian-les-Bains naar de Mont-Blanc. The GR5 Trail does need some careful preparation to help complete it. Part 12 – FR Bessans to Montgenevre. Afstand ± 41 kilometer. Afstand ± 33 kilometer. The... Vanoise National Park and the Beaufortain Massif in the French Alps at 1:60,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map from Didier Richard with a base derived from IGN. This Beyond page is an overview of the GR5-GR51 crossing the Mercantour, not a detailed trail guide for the hike. De 34-de etappe van de GR-5. 23-05-2014. SNP gaat de komende jaren het spectaculairste stuk GR5 van het Meer van Genève door de ruige Franse Alpen naar Nice aanbieden in 4 etappes. Time to times I would have liked to meet more like-minded long-distance hikers. Part 14 – FR St Dalmas-le-Selvage to St Dalmas. Including GPS waypoints, maps, accommodation etc. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and backpacking and is … Highly recommended! De 15-de etappe van de GR-5. Imagine: 56 days on trail, hiking from Wissembourg to Menton, from the Vosges to the Mediterranean. The "Pilgrim Boppers" leave their track. Afstand ± 26 kilometer. Van Pagny-sur-Moselle naar Pont-a-Mousson. Trail diary. A variation from the GR5-52 that I recommend for consideration is one stage of the GTA. Interesting variant routes include the stunning GR55 through the Vanoise National Park and the GR52, which crosses the Mercantour National Park to... An essential guidebook for walking the GR5 trail, 660km from Lac Leman (Lake Geneva) to Nice or Menton, through the French Alps. Diary, map, pictures. SIGNPOSTS AND WAYMARKS ALONG THE TREK. Even when a trail guide does not exist, small scale maps are impractical. Short report of a hike along the GR5 and GR52, from Modane to Menton, with pictures and links to GPS map. To an adventurous traveler the language issue is more of an opportunity than a problem. You will be provided with a map and route notes and you will also have access to the Macs Adventure Smartphone App enabling you to follow the route using your phone's … 28-10-2013. 11-06-2016. Van Aubure naar Col du Calvaire du Lac Blanc. Van de camping Lac des Brenets aan de Zwitserse kant van de Doubs naar de Gite van Les Allies. Ik heb afgesproken dat ik om 07:30 kan ontbijten. 530, covering the second section of the GR5 in the French Alps between Landry and Modane, its lower variant on the GR5E along the river Arc, plus the traverse of... Uitstekende routegids met gedetailleerde kaarten en een routebeschrijving. Comienza en el Mar del Norte (Hoek van Holland) y finaliza a las orillas del Mar Mediterráneo, en Niza (Francia). Van station Kijkuit bij Kalmthout naar Station Noorderkempen bij Brecht België . Station Maastricht Centrum naar station Visé. Van Pont-a-Mousson naar Pompey. Afstand ± 26 kilometer. The GR5 makes its way through the Alps from the shores of Lac Leman at Geneva to the Mediterranean at Nice. Includes accommodation, profiles and maps. In France trails are marked with red and white stripes for Grande Randonnée (in both directions). Well, it depends on you. However, much of the information in that section is written for walkers who are willing to stray from official routes, to experience even more interesting terrain with perhaps even more challenge, to stay from time to time in more luxurious lodgings, to see even greater views, or to enjoy world-class attractions that sometimes may require a detour. Er zijn altijd speelkameraadjes en daarnaast ook nog het zwembad, de ezels, de pony's...... Heerlijk verzorgd met ontbijt en avondeten. I have included only the parts that I walked myself; i.e. Love the article. 901, covering in all 949km of hiking trails in the French Jura between Lons-le-Saunier and the confluence of the Ain and the Rhône, including sections of GR 5, 9 and 9A. Good place to find the answers you're looking for. Your pictures are stunning! SNP gaat de komende jaren het spectaculairste stuk GR5 van het Meer van Genève door de ruige Franse Alpen naar Nice aanbieden in 4 etappes. GR5 Hiking Trail | Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, France | Europe | 2290 KM | 1423 miles | Frame NOT included > The poster is printed on a thick and durable matte paper with high-quality finishing > Our posters come without a frame, so you can personalize how you would like to If you are worried about possible negative feelings that someone might have about America, don’t. 13-06-2016. The only maps we carried covered the GR5C, not covered by the TopoGuides. De 42e etappe van de GR-5. And in some places it will be too steep for running. No further information is provided here. Soon the path enters Flanders and its sandy grounds and typical villages. The tranquil Vosges and Jura enjoy rolling hills with far-reaching views, ruined castles, enchanting wine-making villages, forests and spectacular gorges. Afstand ± 38 kilometer. Van Vandoncourt naar Saint Hippolyte . The GR 5 is a GR footpath that starts in the Netherlands, crosses Belgium and Luxembourg before crossing France from north to south. Afstand ± 25,1 kilometer. Er zijn tal van wandelingen te maken door de bossen en langs de vele... De GR5 is de roemruchte, meer dan 2000 km lange wandelroute van Hoek-van-Holland naar Nice. Van Col du Calvaire du Lac Blanc naar Mittlach. 19-07-2015. Die nacht is het behoorlijk gaan regenen en ik doe die ochtend dan ook rustig aan in de hoop dat het nog even droog wordt en ik mijn spullen enigszins droog kan inp... Voor het fotoalbum van deze wandeling klik op de link onder aan mijn startpagina. In the Alps, many two-or-more-week hikes are possible. In lodgings of all types, if you are polite, people will try to speak English. Ik verzorg mezelf en pak al mijn spullen weer in, de tent is droog en de kleren die ik gisteren had gewassen in de wastafel en op de ... hello! De 12-de etappe van de GR-5. Afstand ± 34,05 kilometer. 21-04-2016. Includes accommodation, profiles and maps. De 41e etappe van de GR-5. De 19 etappe van de GR-5. This webpage is about the Belgium / Wallonian and Luxembourg part of the GR5: facts. Vocabulary for the Dutch -Flemish GR5 Trail, Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) to La Chapelle d’Abondance, The final week: Choosing between the GR5 and GR52 to the Mediterranean, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_long-distance_footpaths. Highlight here is the Mont Blanc. TheDolomites trails are usually started in German-speaking and German culture areas of sud-Tyrol in the north, and end in Italian speaking and Italian culture areas in the south. the start from St. Gingolph, the GR55 variant through the Vanoise national park and the finish at Nice. If you want, you can continue the GR5 north into Great Brittain: the E2. And with reasons: the trail connects the North Sea with the Mediterranean and crosses some of the best and most varied mountain ranges of the continent. Om 06:30 gaat de wekker op mijn telefoon, en ik sta dan ook meteen op. You should be able to handle 1,300 meters (4,000 feet) up or down in a day, carrying a 10 – 20 pound pack. Guidebook, maps and signposts. The third reason not to hike the GR5 -GR52 is its difficulty: The GR5 Alpine Crossing could be difficult, unless you are a mountian hiker at home, or have conditioned yourself as described herein. Winding from the Netherlands to France, the GR5—Grande Randonnée, or “great trek”—is often called one of the world’s most beautiful hikes. Je overnacht om en om in een sfeervol berghotelletje en een... Volg de Tour du Mont Blanc door Frankrijk, Italië en Zwitserland en pik van elke cultuur wat mee. 22-04-2016. Route descriptions on this Site are deliberately not detailed or exhaustive. The GR5 trail is generally well way-marked, although some sections more so than others. The central part of Alsace around Strasbourg and Saverne on a GPS compatible, double-sided map at 1:50,000 from K. Mercantour National Park and the Maritime Alps on a large, double-sided, contoured and GPS compatible map from Editions Didier Richard highlighting local walking trails and long-distance hiking routes including the GR5. Starting from Thonon, these guys hiked the GR5 south to Nice. Van Wasserbillig naar Ehnen. 12-06-2016. Explore the best trails in Chicago, Illinois on TrailLink. I have included only the parts that I walked myself; i.e. This guide describes the route from the shores of Lac L man (lake Geneva) over the Alps and down to the trail's finish at Nice. 30-07-2015. 2200 Km. The GR5 trail is generally well way-marked, although some sections more so than others. The trail ends in Nice, good place for a refreshing bath and good meal before returning home. ( met vanaf hier een verplaatsing per trein naar Cernay, Camping les Cicognes) De 30-de etappe van de GR-5. Afstand ± 27 kilometer. Pretty tough hikers. GR5 Trail Information & Preparation The GR5 is an amazing trail and we chose to do it simply because we love the scenery of the Alps. Je overnacht enkele malen in een... 9-06-2016. De 18-de etappe van de GR-5. It is preferable to know how to read a topographical map at 1/25000. Most people start in Maastricht and forget about the first part of the GR5. De 22-de etappe van de GR-5. The route is around 620 kilometres, however this can be varied from 645-725km. Illinois. Van camping de Houten Paardjes net buiten Rockanje naar camping Johanna Hoeve bij Herkingen . This trail is also known as Northsea - Riviera, GR 5, GR-5. De 48e etappe van de GR-5. It's called Deltapad, or Nederlands Kustpad. An essential guidebook for walking the GR5 trail, 660km from Lac Leman (Lake Geneva) to Nice or Menton, through the French Alps. 25-10-2013. 21-07-2015. Trail journal and photo album of the part of the GR5 that crosses the Jura. Here it is, the hike, the story, and the pictures. 24-05-2014. When To Go, Accommodation, Planning, Meeting People, Books, Maps, Internet sources & GPS for the Alpine GR5, Access Points along the GR5 from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean. Station Vielsalm naar Ouren. Coverage extends from Modane in the north to Briançon in the south-east, and west to Valloire.The base map with cartography from the IGN has... Mont Thabor area at 1:50,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map from Editions Didier Richard in their series of walking maps of French Alps and other popular hiking regions of south-eastern France. 04-07-2013. Next is the Ardennes region of Belgium, the romantic and forested hills with its grey houses and farms. Mijn wekker gaat om 07:00 uur. This trail is also known as Northsea - Riviera, GR 5, GR-5. Afstand ± 23,2 kilometer. Mont Thabor area at 1:50,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map from Editions Didier Richard in their series of walking maps of French Alps and other popular hiking regions of south-eastern France. Nathalie Penders put her story of several long distance hikes - GR5, GR10, GR20, C2C - online. De boekjes beschikken over gedetailleerde kaarten in kleur met ingetekende GR5-route, hoogteprofielen, GPS-coördinaten en een... Tours et Traversées de l`Ain, FFRP topoguide, Ref. 20-07-2015. 15 days in altitude from the Tarentaise to Modane, heart of the Maurienne. De 20-de etappe van de GR-5. Linda Oskam names this "her greatest project". It depends what you are looking for, but for me, only the (pre-2000) around Annapurna trek in Nepal was a better experience –  not the TMB (Tour of Mount Blanc); not the Dolomite #2 traverse but the Brenta Dolomites circuit comes close; not the summer Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt; not the St. James Pilgrimage, not the cross-Pyrenées GR10; not the USA’s AT (Appalachian Trail) in New Hampshire nor the Oregon part of the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail). GR 59, 9, 9A. De 52e etappe van de GR-5. I want to hike the GR5 but I want to start in feburary. Coverage extends from well north of Col de Larch to Sospel, Levens and Roquestéron in the mountains north of the French... Vanoise National Park and the Beaufortain Massif in the French Alps at 1:60,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map from Didier Richard with a base derived from IGN’s topographic survey, highlighting both local hiking routes and the GR network of long-distance paths, gîtes and mountain refuges, interesting natural and cultural sites, etc. 03-07-2013. The hicking report will be posted arounf the first of May. While the southern Alps are generally sunny, the northern Alps can be rainy—that is why they are so green—and rain can delay or even spoil a GR5 trip. Van Mittlach naar Chalet Hotel Grand-Ballon. 98 days pure walking with my best friend gerard was of my best experiences!! So I think it is smarter to walk the trail the other way around because of the temperatures. The Jura part of the trail. French home page for the GR5 (the French part). De 51e etappe van de GR-5. Viele Ortschaften dort sind stark von Abwanderung betroffen, sodass man nicht selten auf Geisterdörfer trifft, in denen nur noch ein paar Alte leben. Includes accommodation, profiles and maps. Accommodation list. 27-08-2015. Van station Hoek van Holland Haven naar station Maasluis . De GR5 is de roemruchte, meer dan 2000 km lange wandelroute van Hoek-van-Holland naar Nice. Van Les Rousses naar garé van Nyon. The GR5 uses the northern and eastern parts of this path. The GR5 again enters the Netherlands, the old and interesting city of Maastricht. SIGNPOSTS AND WAYMARKS ALONG THE TREK. The trail … By and large I personally have had good luck with the weather with either no rain or only a couple of days of rain, but one never knows. De 6-de etappe van de GR-5. It is extremely rare for anyone to feel animosity, and in any event, feelings will not carry over to you as an individual. Afstand ± 28 kilometer. The GR5 is one of the most popular long distance hikes in Europe. Van Ehnen naar Frisange. De 10-de etappe van de GR-5. Fred and Nat trekking on the GR5 (Crête des Vosges) with their tent. GR5 Segment 33: From Les Rousses to Saint-Cergue is a 10.1 mile point-to-point trail located near Les Rousses, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France that features a river and is rated as moderate. Third country is Luxembourg. How long is The GR5 Trail? From Lake Geneva to the snow-clad mountains of the Chamonix valley following one of the classic European trails. For detailed descriptions, trail instructions, and timings consult guidebooks and/or maps—you will need them in any case. Afstand ± 24 kilometer. The Grande Randonée GR5-GR52 links Lac Léman in Switzerland [ map] with the Metinerranean coast at Menton, in the southeast corner of France. En Frankrijk ) of Sierck Les Bains tot aan Salonnes en Vic-sur-Seille is used for hiking, camping, trips. 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