GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths

Hike through Ain department around Valromey Balcony from Culoz via Beon, Champagne-en-Valromey and Ruffieu. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn, Shops.

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Around Valromey Balcony (Ain)


The Valromey region is a small corner of paradise located in the Ain department of France. Located at the foot of the Jura Mountains, between the Rhone Valley and the Alps, the region is known for its natural beauty, rich history, and unique culture. The Valromey is a great place to enjoy the outdoors. The region is bordered by forests, meadows, mountains, and rivers. The Grand Colombier massif is a 1531 meter peak that offers panoramic views of the region. The Haute-Jura National Nature Reserve is a protected area that safeguards a variety of animal and plant species. The medieval village of Saint-Jean-de-Gonville is a picturesque village with a history dating back to the Middle Ages.

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Distance: 105km, Elevation maximum: 1169m, Elevation minimum: 235m, Elevation gain uphill: 2476m
IGN Maps: Nantua Hauteville-Lompnes Nord Bugey - 3230OT. Amberieu-En-Bugey Champagne-En-Valromey Massif du Bugey - 3231OT. Bellegarde-Sur-Valserine Foret Cret d'Eau - 3330OT. Rumilly Seyssel Le Grand Colombier - 3331OT.




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Nearby paths:
Around Ain valley in Cerdon country (Ain)
GR®59 Vosges to Jura
GR®65 Santiago de Compostela
GR®509 Great crossing of Jura
GR®965 On the Huguenots footstep


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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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