GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths

Hike on the GR®653A Via Aurelia towards Santiago de Compostela through Alpes-Maritimes, Var and Bouches-du-Rhone department from Menton to Arles. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn, Shops.

Chemins de Grandes Randonnees


Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths


Via Aurelia - Santiago de Compostela

From Menton (Alpes-Maritimes) to Arles (Bouches-du-Rhone)



GR653A Via Aurelia 1


GR653A Via Aurelia 2


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GR653A Via Aurelia 9
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Distance: 393,85km, Elevation maximum: 796m, Elevation minimum: 0m, Elevation gain uphill: 7410m
IGN Maps: Vallee de l'Esteron Vallee du Loup 3642ET. Cannes Grasse Cote d'Azur 3643ET. Nice Menton Cote d'Azur 3742OT. Cote d'Azur - Riviera dei Fiori (ASF1).
Aups-Salernes - 3443OT. Brignoles Le Luc Lac de Carces - 3444OT. Frejus Saint-Raphael Corniche de l'Esterel - 3544ET. Le Muy Lorgues Montagne de Roquebrune Massif des Maures - 3544OT. Cannes Grasse Cote d'Azur - 3643ET. Aix-En-Provence Vitrolles Lambesc - 3143ET. Montagne Sainte-Victoire Aix-En-Provence Gardanne Trets - 3244ET. Saint-Maximin-La-Sainte-Baume Barjols Trets Mont-Aurelien - 3344OT. Salon-De-Provence Miramas - IGN 3143OT. Aix-En-Provence Vitrolles Lambesc - IGN 3143ET. Saint-Martin-de-Crau - IGN 3043OT. Tarascon Saint-Remy-De-Provence Chaîne des Alpilles - IGN 3042OT. Arles Pnr de Camargue - IGN 2943ET.



Accommodation GR GRP


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

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Registration price : € 20 per GR® or GRP® and per year (12 months) or € 80 for 5 years. Renewable.


GR653A Via Aurelia 10

GR®653A Via Aurelia
From Menton to Mandelieu-la-Napoule (Alpes-Maritimes)
From Mandelieu-la-Napoule (Alpes-Maritimes) to Le Val (Var)
From Le Val (Var) to Eguilles (Bouches-du-Rhone)
From Eguilles to Arles (Bouches-du-Rhone)


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, Margeride, Ardechoise. Many hiking loops. The right place to relax.

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