GR70 - Chemin de Stevenson

Description

  1. Name GR70 - Chemin de Stevenson (GR70)
  2. Length of trail 272 km, 169 miles
  3. Length in days 14 days
  4. Start of trail Puy-en-Velay
  5. End of trail Alès
  6. Traildino grading MW, Moderate walk, backpacking trail
  7. Hut tour grading T1, Walk

GR70, Chemin de StevensonLe Puy - Alès, 272 km, 14 days

The GR70 is the route Robert Louis Stevenson followed with his donkey Modestine in 1878 through the Cévennes. His book was and still is widely popular. It is possible to redo the hike of Stevenson these days, with his book in your hands and the GR guide in your pocket, maybe with one of the numerous offspring of Modestine as your beast of burden.

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Chemin de Stevenson, 258km

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Map

Map of GR70

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2007
  • The Robert Louis Stevenson Trail
  • A guidebook for walking in the footsteps of Stevenson as he travelled through France's Velay and Cevennes regions accompanied by his faithful donkey, Modestine. At 140km, this route is ideal for people new to walking holidays. Starts at Le Puy, finishes at St Jean de Gard. A great route with a historic and literary feel. Read more
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  • The Book Depository, United Kingdom
  • Bol.com, Netherlands
  • De Zwerver, Netherlands
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2007
Bol.com
Netherlands
2007
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2008
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2015
  • GR70: Le Chemin de R.L. Stevenson
  • Le Chemin de R.L. Stevenson, FFRP topoguide Ref. No. 700, tracing the writer’s 272kms route with a donkey across the Cevennes from Le Puy-en-Velay to Alès. The guide also includes suggestions for dividing the whole route into shorter, two to six day long trips. Current edition of this title was published in June 2015.ABOUT THE FFRP (Fédération... Read more
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  • De Zwerver, Netherlands
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
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Bol.com
Netherlands
Bol.com
Netherlands
eBooks.de
Germany
2011
  • Also available from:
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Le-Puy-en-Velay - Privas - PNR des Monts d`Ardèche
  • Map No. 156, Le-Puy-en-Velay - Privas, at 1:100,000, part of the TOP100 series from the Institut Géographique National (IGN). These exceptionally detailed, contoured and GPS compatible road maps which include English language map legend are ideal for exploring the French countryside by car, by bike, or even on foot. Used by millions of locals... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Stevenson's Trail North
  • The Northern section of Stevenson’s Trail explores the Haut Loire and the Romanesque Abbey Churches are a delight. The northern section of writer Robert Louis Stevenson’s epic trail follows spectacular walking routes through the Haut Loire and the Auvergne in south west France. Recreate his fascinating journey, immortalized in his classic,... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Stevenson's Trail South
  • This is the most popular section of the trail as you are walking in the Cévennes National Park for the majority of the walk. The southern section of writer Robert Louis Stevenson’s epic trail focuses on trails through the picturesque Cevennes Mountains. His trek is immortalized in his classic, ''Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes''.... Read more
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