GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths

Hike on the GR®509, Great crossing of Jura (GTJ), through Doubs and Ain department from Mandeure to Culoz via Pont-de-Roide, Saint-Hippolyte, Goumois, Fournet-Blancheroche, Villers-le-Lac, Les Allies, La Cluse-et-Mijoux, Montperreux, Malbuisson, Les Hopitaux-Neufs, Mouthe, Cerniebaud, Foncine-le-Haut, Chapelle-des-Bois, Bellefontaine, Les Rousses, Lajoux, Les Moussieres, Lelex, Lancrans and Bellegarde-sur-Valserine. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn, Shops.

Chemins de Grandes Randonnees


Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths


Great crossing of Jura

From Mandeure (Doubs) to Culoz (Ain)


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Distance: 398km, Elevation maximum: 1704m, Elevation minimum: 298m, Elevation gain uphill: 12071m
IGN Maps: Morteau Saut du Doubs - 3524OT. Montbeliard Vallee du Doubs - 3622OT. Maiche Gorges du Doubs - 3623OT.
Pontarlier Levier Lac de St-Point (3425OT). Mouthe Metabief Le Mont d'Or (3426OT). Champagnole Lac de Chalain Pic de l'Aigle (3326ET). Morez Les Rousses Col de la Faucille (3327ET). Cret de la Neige Oyonnax Lelex Pnr du Haut Jura - 3328OT. Bellegarde-Sur-Valserine Foret Cret d'Eau - 3330OT. Rumilly Seyssel Le Grand Colombier - 3331OT.



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GR®509 Great crossing of Jura
From Mandeure to Villers-le-Lac (Doubs)
From Villers-le-Lac to Mouthe (Doubs)
From Mouthe (Doubs) to Lelex (Ain)
From Lelex to Culoz (Ain)

Nearby paths:
Around Pays de Courbet (Doubs)
Around Lomont Mount (Doubs)
GR®5 From Luxembourg to the Mediterranean
GR®532 Vosges crest and high valleys
GR®533 Vosges crests and lakes
GR®559 From Lons-le-Saunier to Les Rousses (Jura)

GR®559A From Bayard (Foncine-le-Haut) to La Clouterie (Bonlieu) (Jura)


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.

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