GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths

Hike on the GR®509, Great crossing of Jura (GTJ) through Ain department from Lelex to Culoz via Menthieres, Cret de la Goutte, Ochiaz, le Plateau de Retord, Les Plans d'Hotonnes, Richemond Pass, la Grange d'en Haut and Grand Colombier Pass. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn, Shops.

Chemins de Grandes Randonnees


Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths


From Lelex to Culoz (Ain)

Great crossing of Jura


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Distance: 87,09km, Elevation maximum: 1704m, Elevation minimum: 298m, Elevation gain uphill: 3440m
IGN Maps: Cret de la Neige Oyonnax Lelex Pnr du Haut Jura - 3328OT. Bellegarde-Sur-Valserine Foret Cret d'Eau - 3330OT. Rumilly Seyssel Le Grand Colombier - 3331OT.




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 : € 25 per GR® or GRP® and per year (12 months) or € 100 for 5 years. Renewable.


GR509 Hiking from Lelex to Culoz (Ain) 10

GR®509 Great crossing of Jura
From Mandeure to Villers-le-Lac (Doubs)
From Villers-le-Lac to Mouthe (Doubs)
From Mouthe (Doubs) to Lelex (Ain)
From Lelex to Culoz (Ain)


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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