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Grande Traversée du Mercantour

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Entraunes
  • Comment décrire la Grande Traversée du Mercantour sans évoquer Victor de Cessole et ses expéditions du début du 20e siècle qui ont largement contribué à la conquête des sommets des Alpes-Maritimes et au développement du tourisme alpin ?

  • The GTM offers you the opportunity to combine physical performance with the discovery of exceptional landscapes by walking a large-scale itinerary which, at the price of a sustained effort, will offer sumptuous panoramas of the Alpine massif and the sea.
    The great nature trek of the Alpes-Maritimes! At the foot of the 3000m peaks, an exceptional adventure in the Mercantour National Park: the wild Alps on the sunny side and to finish, a balcony on the Mediterranean!

    With the Grande...
    The GTM offers you the opportunity to combine physical performance with the discovery of exceptional landscapes by walking a large-scale itinerary which, at the price of a sustained effort, will offer sumptuous panoramas of the Alpine massif and the sea.
    The great nature trek of the Alpes-Maritimes! At the foot of the 3000m peaks, an exceptional adventure in the Mercantour National Park: the wild Alps on the sunny side and to finish, a balcony on the Mediterranean!

    With the Grande traversée du Mercantour, hikers and nature lovers will enjoy some of the most beautiful landscapes of the Mediterranean Alps in 17 days.

    Departure : Entraunes
    Arrival : Menton
    Towns crossed: Entraunes, Saint-Dalmas-le-Selvage, Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée, Argentera, Isola, Vinadio, Valdieri, Valdeblore, Saint-Martin-Vésubie, Belvédère, Tende, Saorge, La Bollène-Vésubie, Breil-sur-Roya, Moulinet, Sospel, Castellar, Menton

    In the heart of the park :
    The National Park is a natural territory, open to all, but subject to regulations that it is useful to know in order to prepare your stay.
    Difficulté = Hard
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