GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths

Hike on the GR®1 around Ile de France region through Val-d'Oise, Seine-et-Marne, Loiret and Yvelines department from Paris Porte Maillot. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn, Shops.

GR1 Randonnee autour de la region Ile de France


Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths


Around Ile de France


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Distance: 541km, Elevation maximum: 217m, Elevation minimum: 16m, Elevation gain uphill: 5722m





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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 : € 100 per GR® or GRP® for 5 years. Renewable.


The GR®1 Tour of Ile-de-France is an iconic hiking trail that circumnavigates the Paris region. This route offers hikers a unique opportunity to discover the diversity of Ile-de-France, both in terms of nature and culture. By following the trail, hikers traverse varied landscapes, ranging from vast forests to peaceful riverbanks, and from green fields to picturesque villages. This trail allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in unspoiled nature while remaining close to the capital.

Along the route, hikers can discover remarkable historical and cultural sites. Magnificent castles such as Versailles, Fontainebleau, and Vaux-le-Vicomte dot the path, providing insights into the region's history and architecture. Abbeys, churches, and ancient monuments stand as testaments to the rich cultural heritage of Ile-de-France. In addition to its cultural aspects, the GR®1 also allows you to encounter the region's diverse inhabitants. Hikers have the opportunity to stop in welcoming villages, sample local gastronomy, and participate in cultural events. It's a chance to meet friendly Ile-de-France residents and engage with them about their region. The Tour of Ile-de-France is also a way to step back from urban life and rejuvenate in nature. Hikers can enjoy the tranquility of natural spaces, breathe in fresh air, and observe the local fauna and flora.

In conclusion, the GR®1 offers a rich and diverse experience for hikers looking to explore the Paris region. With its blend of pristine nature, cultural heritage, and human encounters, this trail allows you to discover all the facets of Ile-de-France. Whether for a multi-day hike or shorter sections, the GR®1 promises unforgettable moments and a complete immersion in this region of abundant treasures.

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GR®1 Around Ile de France region
From Porte Maillot (Paris) to Nesles-la-Vallee (Val-d'Oise)
From Nesles-la-Vallee (Val-d'Oise) to Crecy-la-Chapelle (Seine-et-Marne)
From Crecy-la-Chapelle (Seine-et-Marne) to Malesherbes (Loiret)
From Malesherbes (Loiret) to Rambouillet (Yvelines)
From Rambouillet to Feucherolles (Yvelines)

Nearby paths:
Across Paris (West-East)
Across Paris (North-South)
Across Paris (West-East-South)
Across Yvelines
GR®2 Seine River trail
GR®11 Around Pays d'Ile de France
GR®12 From Gue-d'Hossus (Ardennes) to Commelles ponds (Oise)
GR®13 From Gatinais (Seine-et-Marne) to Morvan (Saone-et-Loire)
GR®14 Ardennes trail
GR®14A From Vincennes (Val-de-Marne) to Nogent-l'Artaud (Aisne)
GR®22 Mont Saint-Michel trail
GR®26 From Villennes-sur-Seine (Yvelines) to Villers-sur-Mer (Calvados)
GR®32 From St-Fargeau-Ponthierry (Seine-et-Marne) to Checy (Loiret)
GR®75 Around Paris
GR®655 Via Turonensis


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.