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

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.



Pourrieres: Philoxenia Guest house, M. Metiffet, 06 18 23 84 06, Email, Facebook
Philoxenia is a pleasant guest house with 2 bedrooms and a suite in Pourrieres, a small village at the foot of the Sainte Victoire mountain. Included in the price of the room, swimming pool, two jacuzzis, summer kitchen, several indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, table football, table tennis etc... Hearty homemade breakfasts.
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Accommodation GR GRP


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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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