GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths

Hike on the GR®653A Via Aurelia towards Santiago de Compostela through Var and Bouches-du-Rhone department from Le Val to Eguilles via Bras, Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, Ollieres, Berthoire, Pourrieres, Puyloubier, Suberoque, Saint-Antonin-sur-Bayon, Lac du Bimont, Aix-en-Provence, Sainte-Anne and Les Figons.. 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 Le Val (Var) to Eguilles (Bouches-du-Rhone)



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Distance: 86,48km, Elevation maximum: 580m, Elevation minimum: 179m, Elevation gain uphill: 1434m
IGN Maps: Aups Salernes (3443OT). Brignoles le Luc Lac de Carces (3444OT). Le Val St-Raphael Corniche de l'Esterel (3544ET). Le Muy Lorgues Montagne de Roquebrune massif des Maures (3544OT).



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


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


GR653A Hiking from Le Val (Var) to Eguilles (Bouches-du-Rhone) 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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