GR55 - Tour de la Vanoise

Description

  1. Length of trail 100 km, 62 miles
  2. Length in days 7 days
  3. Start of trail Tignes
  4. End of trail Modane
  5. Traildino grading SW, Strenuous walk, mountain trail
  6. Hut tour grading T2, Mountain walk

GR55, Tour de la VanoiseGR55 and GR5, 100 km, 1 week

The beloved Alpine region of Vanoise borders on Italy. On the Italian side is located the other well known Alpine valleys, Gran Paradiso.

It is possible to combine the GR5 and GR55 making a circular tour of one week. This tour offers great views on the glaciers of the Vanoise massif.

Map

Map of GR55

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2011
  • Trekking in the Alps
  • An inspirational guidebook to 20 classic treks in the Alps. As well as introducing new hiking areas in the Alps, classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc, and Chamonix to Zermatt are included. Trekking in the Alps is immensely satisfying, and this book celebrates the rich and scenic diversity for which this great mountain range is renowned. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alps Trekking
  • An inspirational walking guide to 20 summer treks in the European Alps in Italy, Austria, Switzerland, France and Slovenia, by 8 Alpine trekking experts, including the classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc and lesser-known routes like the Traverse of the Slovenian Alps. All the rich scenic diversity for which the Alps are renowned is... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2009
  • Tour of the Vanoise
  • This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for a 10-12 day trek of the Tour of the Vanoise and suggestions for four additional multi-day tours of the region. The 150km Tour is described in a counter-clockwise direction beginning and ending at Modane in the valley of Arc in 11 easy day stages as a circuit through the French Alps. Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelgids Tour of the Vanoise | Cicerone |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van dit geweldige gebied. goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. Second edition of a comprehensive guide to walking the Tour of the Vanoise, the second most popular tour after the Tour of Mont Blanc and a 10-12 day circuit through the French Alps, between... Read more
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