GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths

Hike on the GR®42, Rhone balconies, through Loire, Ardeche, Bouches-du-Rhone and Gard department from Saint Etienne to Le Grau-du-Roi. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Inn, Shops.

Chemins de Grandes Randonnees


Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths


Rhone balconies

From St Etienne (Loire) to Le Grau-du-Roi (Gard)



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Distance: 452,16km, Elevation maximum: 1307m, Elevation minimum: 1m, Elevation gain uphill: 9760m
IGN Maps: Massif du Pilat St-etienne St-Chamond PNR du Pilat (2933ET). St-Etienne (2933O). Bourg-Argental Col de la Republique PNR du Pilat (2934ET). Satillieu (2935E). Le Chambon-sur-Lignon St-Agrve (2935OT). Tournon-sur-Rhone (3035O). St-Peray (3036O).
Villeneuve-De-Berg - 2938E. Gorges de l'Ardeche Bourg-Saint-Andeol Vallon-Pont-D'Arc - 2939OT. Valence Corniche de l'Eyrieux - 3036OT. La Voulte-Sur-Rhone - 3037O. Montelimar - 3038O. Bagnols-Sur-Ceze Pont-Saint-Esprit Forets de Valbonne et de Mejannes - 2940OT. Uzes - Remoulins - Pont du Gard - 2941OT. Nîmes Beaucaire - 2942OT. Orange Massif d'Uchaux - 3040OT. Avignon Chateauneuf-Du-Pape - 3041OT. Tarascon Saint-Remy-De-Provence Chaîne des Alpilles - 3042OT.



Accommodation GR GRP


Accommodation or business owner on or near a GR®, you can appear on GR-INFOS

For your registration, you can send me by email ( your address and phone number, your website (Facebook page), a brief description with 5 beautiful photos of your establishment.

Registration price : € 15 per GR® or GRP® and per year (12 months) or € 60 for 5 years. Renewable.


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GR®42 Rhone balconies (Full itinerary)
From St Etienne (Loire) to La Voulte-sur-Rhône (Ardeche)
From La Voulte-sur-Rhône (Ardeche) to Roquemaure (Gard)
From Roquemaure to Grau-du-Roi (Gard)


Mon GRIt is advisable to follow the beacons all along your hike and to bring you the FFRandonnee topo-guide. You will also find information on

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L'Etoile Guest-House

Old romantic Hotel, L'Etoile Guest-House is a mountain retreat in the South of France. With a beautiful park along the Allier River, L'Etoile Guesthouse is located in La Bastide-Puylaurent between Lozere, Ardeche and Cevennes. Many hiking trails like GR®7, GR®70 Stevenson trail, GR®72, GR®700 Regordane way, Cevenol, GR®470 Allier River Springs and Gorges, Margeride, Ardechoise. Many hiking loops. The right place to relax.

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