GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths
Hike on the GR653A, Via Aurelia, Camino de Santiago de Compostela, through Alpes-Maritimes, Var and Bouches-du-Rhone departments from Menton to Arles. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Inn.
Chemins de Grandes Randonnees


Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths


Via Aurelia

Way of Santiago de Compostela

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



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Distance: 389,38km, Elevation maximum: 796m, Elevation minimum: 0m, Elevation gain uphill: 7746m
IGN Maps: Vallée de l'Estéron Vallée du Loup 3642ET. Cannes Grasse Côte d'Azur 3643ET. Nice Menton Côte d'Azur 3742OT. Côte d'Azur - Riviera dei Fiori (ASF1).
Aups-Salernes - 3443OT. Brignoles Le Luc Lac de Carces - 3444OT. Frejus Saint-Raphaël Corniche de l'Esterel - 3544ET. Le Muy Lorgues Montagne de Roquebrune Massif des Maures - 3544OT. Cannes Grasse Côte 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.



Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Refuge, Hostel, Tourist Office, Shops, Hiking Travel Agency on or near a GR ® listed on, you can appear for 10€/year (12 months)/GR by completing the registration form GR



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GR653A Via Aurelia (Full itinerary)
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)


It 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 GR7, GR70 Stevenson trail, GR72, GR700 Regordane way, Cevenol, GR470 Allier river, Margeride, Gevaudan, Ardechoise. Many hiking loops around L'Etoile Guesthouse. The right place to relax.