Travel Guide France Long-distance hikes
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    Die Saarschleife im Morgenlicht Photo: EIKE DUBOIS, Tourismus-Zentrale Saarland GmbH

Long-distance hikes in France

In total there are about 432 long-distance hikes for you to discover within the region of France. To get a first glimpse of what’s awaiting outdoor enthusiasts like you in France, we created a short highlight list:
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Discover the best long-distance hikes in France

Long-Distance Hiking · Mont Blanc and La Thuile

Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) by Alpenventures UNGUIDED

158.4 km
56:25 h
9513 m
9515 m
The Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) is a multi-day hiking tour that circles the Mont Blanc Massif, traveling through France, Switzerland, and Italy.
from Brittany Haas,   Alpenventures
Long-Distance Hiking

Interregio Hike : 3 Lands, 1 path

206.3 km
55:00 h
4005 m
4005 m
Hike in the Land of Three Borders between Switzerland, France and Germany and discover a fascinating and varied corner of Europe. Itinerary created ...
from Visit Alsace,   Visit Alsace
Long-Distance Hiking · Germany

Hiking across Germany on a Green Carpet

1021.5 km
334:26 h
20674 m
20406 m
I tried to connect different European hiking trails, Pilgrims routes, nature paths and other regional trails to find my way through Germany.
from EVA dinarica,   EVAdinarica Project
Long-Distance Hiking · Corrèze

The Dordogne- from villages to dams

193.2 km
60:51 h
8357 m
6337 m
Aimed at hikers, mountain bikers and walkers, this trail in Corrèze goes from Confolent Port Dieu to Argentat. This 200-km-long route has an ...
from Corrèze Tourisme,   Corrèze Tourisme
Long-Distance Hiking · Rhône-Alpes

Novel to La Chapelle d'Abondance

15.7 km
6:30 h
1300 m
1200 m
Walk from the peaceful hamlet of Novel to the flower-filled Alpine town of La Chapelle d'Abondance. 
from Sarah Stone,   Macs Adventure
148.5 km
38:18 h
1410 m
1313 m
The 654 long distance hiking trail links Belgium to southwestern France for about 1,750 kilometres, from Namur via Châlons-en-Champagne to Montréal ...
from Tourisme Aube en Champagne,   Tourisme Aube en Champagne

GR® of Pays de la Déodatie (south loop)

Departing from Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, this 177 km route can be covered in 13 days of walking.

The Grand Traverse of the Jura foot trail (GTJ)

The Grand Traverse of the Jura (GTJ) takes itinerant hikers along the Jura crescent on the paths of the mythical GR®5 and GR®9.

Crossing the Vosges Mountains - Stage 18 - Ballon d'Alsace - Giromagny

On this stage, you'll hike across a regional border, from the Grand-Est region to Bourgogne-Franche Comté. 

Crossing the Vosges Mountains - Stage 14 - Le Bonhomme - Col de la Schlucht

Starting in the village of Le Bonhomme, the path winds up to the ridge. In Le Tanet, enjoy a 360° view. The stage finishes at the Col de la Schlucht mountain pass.

Crossing the Vosges Mountains - Stage 8 - Urmatt - Schirmeck

Starting in Urmatt, the trail heads into the forest and leads to La Porte de Pierre (the stone gateway), a rock shaped by erosion measuring 7 m wide and 5 m high. 

Crossing the Vosges Mountains - Stage 5 - La Petite Pierre - Saverne

The exceptional houses in the rocks of Graufthal can be seen just after La Petite-Pierre. 

Pfalz: Schönau - Schweighofen (day 49)

Hiking from Amsterdam to the Balkans. Germany stage 10: Pfalz.

SaarRadWeg: Fremersdorf - Saarbrücken (day 43)

Hiking from Amsterdam to the Balkans. Germany stage 4: Saarland.

Schweigen - Scheibenhardt (day 56)

Hiking from Amsterdam to the Balkans. Germany stage 17, Rheinland-Pfalz

Scheibenhardt - Römerhütte (day 57)

Hiking from Amsterdam to the Balkans. Germany stage 18, Rheinland

Walker's Haute route

12 Day hike, from Chamonix to Zermatt. This long distance hiking trail takes you from the Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn over beautiful alpine scenes from France and Switzerland.

3-daagse bivaktocht in de Hoge Vogezen.

Een wandeltocht gebaseerd op Debbie Sanders’ Bourgondische trektocht in de hoge Vogezen. Voor mijn zwager, Philip, was dit zijn eerste kennismaking met een meerdaagse trektocht. Het traject brengt ons langs de derde hoogste berg van de Vogezen en het bekendste pad, namelijk het Sentier Des Roches.

GR70 - Chemin de Stevenson

GR70 - Chemin de Stevenson

Mercantour refuge Alexandris Foches to Sant'Anna di Vinadio

Départ de l'étape : Refuge Alexandris Foches Arrivée de l'étape : Sant'Anna di Vinadio Distance : 12,1 km Durée : 6 heures Dénivelée : +960 mètres / -730 mètres Altitude de départ : 1 913 mètres Période conseillée : Mi-juin à fin septembre Cartographie spécifique : « Haute ...

Circle hike Parc National des Pyrenees Occidentales

Round trip from cauterets. Sleep at refugios.

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