Jura

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Jura

The Jura is the mountain range west and north of the Lake of Geneva, roughly situated between Mulhouse and Lyon, shared by France and Switzerland. The Jurassic period of our geoglogical timescale derives its name of this mountain range. The mountains are much older than the Alps. Large forests, long worn ridges, rich grounds: it is a very good area for hiking. The GR5 - E2 traverses the northern part of the Jura. GR9 - E4 lie in the southern part.

Map

Map Jura

Hiking Map of Jura

Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2019
  • Walking on Jura, Islay and Colonsay
  • Guidebook to Jura, Scarba, Islay and Colonsay in the Hebrides, describing 22 walks plus a 5-day 89km trek along Jura's remote west coast. The routes range from 6.5 to 25km and cover rough - and often pathless - terrain suitable for fit, competent walkers. Even the coastal walks offer challenges. Read more
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United Kingdom
2019
  • Walking on Jura, Islay and Colonsay: 23 wild walks in the Southern Hebrides
  • This guidebook presents a selection of 23 walking routes on the wild and beautiful southern islands of Scotland`s Inner Hebrides, with nine walks on Jura, one on neighbouring Scarba, seven on Islay and five on Colonsay, plus a spectacular 5-day trek along Jura`s dramatic west coast. The wildest of the southern Hebrides, the walking on Jura is... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2019
  • Switzerland's Jura Crest Trail
  • Guidebook to the Jura Crest Trail or Crêtes du Jura (also known as the Jura High Route), traversing the undulating limestone plateau of the Swiss Jura. The 310km trail, from Dielsdorf near Zurich to Nyon on Lac Léman (Lake Geneva), is presented in 14 day stages and boasts great scenery and rich natural, historical and geological interest. Read more
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United Kingdom
2019
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2019
  • Wandelgids Switzerland's Jura Crest Trail | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to the Jura Crest Trail (also known as the Jura High Route), traversing the undulating limestone plateau of the Swiss Jura. The 310km trail, from Dielsdorf near Zurich to Nyon on Lac Léman (Lake Geneva), is presented in 14 day stages and boasts great scenery and rich natural, historical and geological interest. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • The Via Francigena Canterbury to Rome - Part 2
  • An essential guidebook for anyone planning to walk the Via Francigena pilgrim route from Canterbury to Rome. Part 2 describes 940km of the pilgrimage from the Great St Bernard Pass to Rome. Contains all the planning information you need for your journey, including details of facilities and accommodation along the route. Read more
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United Kingdom
2015
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelgids - Pelgrimsroute Via Francigena part 2 | Cicerone
  • An essential guidebook for anyone planning to walk the Via Francigena pilgrim route from Canterbury to Rome. Part 2 describes 940km of the pilgrimage from the Great St Bernard Pass to Rome. Contains all the planning information you need for your journey, including details of facilities and accommodation along the route. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • The GR5 Trail - Benelux and Lorraine
  • Guidebook to walking the northern section of the GR5 - 1000km starting in Hoek van Holland and passing through the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Lorraine to Schirmeck in France. A long-distance route covering a variety of cultures and landscapes. The full GR5 from the North Sea to the Mediterranean is one of the world's greatest trails. Read more
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United Kingdom
2018
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids The GR5 Trail Benelux and Lorraine | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to walking the northern section of the GR5 - 1000km starting in Hoek van Holland and passing through the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Lorraine to Schirmeck in France. A long-distance route covering a variety of cultures and landscapes. The full GR5 from the North Sea to the Mediterranean is one of the world's greatest trails. Read more
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  • Compostelle - Routes De Compostelle En France 2010
  • A la rencontre du patrimoine sur les voies de Tours et du PuyDu milieu des années 1980 à aujourd'hui, les pèlerins allant à Compostelle sont passés de quelques centaines à 180 000 par an ! Si la plupart d'entre eux s'y rendent à pied, on y compte des croyants, des athées, agnostiques,... Read more
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  • Oxford, Chipping Norton & Bicester OS Landranger Map 164 (paper)
  • Oxford area, including sections of the Thames Path and the E2 European Long-distance Path, on a paper version of map No. 164 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the physical edition of the map, each Landranger title... Read more
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  • Via Domitia Vers St-Jacques-de-Compostelle Ou Vers Rome 2011
  • Cet axe routier reliant l'Italie aux provinces d'Espagne existait certainement à la préhistoire. La Via Domitia fut la première voie romaine établie en France. Le tracé du GR 635D est repris mais parfois les chemins s'en éloignent pour aller au plus court. Chemin vers Compostelle ou Rome selon le... Read more
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  • Jura & Scarba OS Explorer Active Map 355 (waterproof)
  • The islands of Jura and Scarba on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map No. 355, waterproof version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. MOBILE DOWNLOADS: this title and all the other OS Explorer maps include a code for downloading after purchase the digital version onto your smartphone or tablet for viewing on the OS... Read more
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  • Besancon - Montbeliard IGN TOP100 137
  • Discover the new double-sided laminated edition of TOP100 road maps of France from the Institut Géographique National (IGN); exceptionally detailed, contoured road maps which include the cycle paths and greenways of the AF3V (French Association for the Development of Cycle Paths and Greenways), ideal for exploring the French countryside by car,... Read more
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  • Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick & Banbury OS Landranger Map 151 (paper)
  • The area between Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and Banbury, including the northern part of the Cotswold Hills and part of the Cotswold Way / E2 European Long-distance Path, on a paper version of map No. 151 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist... Read more
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  • Reading & Windsor - Henley-on-Thames & Bracknell OS Landranger Map 175 (paper)
  • Reading – Windsor area, including a section of the Thames Path / E2 European Long-distance Path, on a paper version of map No. 175 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the physical edition of the map, each Landranger... Read more
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Maps

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  • Basel / Aarau 4 2015
  • KuF Schweiz Wanderkarte 04. Basel - Aarau / Basel-Landschaft - Olten ab 26.8 EURO Sehenswrdigkeiten. Unterkunft und Verpflegung. Autobuslinien mit Haltestellen. GPS. Neu mit Index Kmmerly und Frey Schweiz Wanderkarte Schweizer Wanderkarten. Laufzeit 99/2019 Read more
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United Kingdom
2009
  • Evritania Mountains 2014
  • Mountains of Evritania in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant hiking maps at scales varying from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with a UTM grid for GPS users. Contour interval varies depending on the scale, on most maps it is 20m. Relief shading, spot heights, springs, seasonal streams and, in most titles, landscape/land-use variations, e.g.... Read more
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United Kingdom
2009
  • Mountains of Evritania Anavasi 2.4/2.5
  • Mountains of Evritania in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant hiking maps at scales varying from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with a UTM grid for GPS users. Contour interval varies depending on the scale, on most maps it is 20m. Relief shading, spot heights, springs, seasonal streams and, in most titles, landscape/land-use variations, e.g.... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2009
  • Wandelkaart 2.4-2.5 Evritania mountains - Griekenland vasteland | Anavasi
  • Mountains of Evritania in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant hiking maps at scales varying from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with a UTM grid for GPS users. Contour interval varies depending on the scale, on most maps it is 20m. Relief shading, spot heights, springs, seasonal streams and, in most titles, landscape/land-use variations, e.g.... Read more
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  • Champagnole - Lac de Chalain - Pic de l`Aigle IGN 3326ET
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Jura / Ajoie 2019
  • These laminated hiking maps at a scale of 1:40 000 are the ideal basis for planning a hiking tour.The precise cartography shows hiking trails including classification. Information on accommodation and restaurants, bus routes with stops, mountain railways, regional parks, sights and much more are included on the map.Thanks to the quality of the... Read more
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  • Mount Parnassos 2016
  • Parnassos - Kirfis area in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant hiking maps at scales varying from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with a UTM grid for GPS users. Contour interval varies depending on the scale, on most maps it is 20m. Relief shading, spot heights, springs, seasonal streams and, in most titles, landscape/land-use variations, e.g.... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 2.1 Mt. Parnassos | Anavasi
  • Parnassos - Kirfis area in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant hiking maps at scales varying from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with a UTM grid for GPS users. Contour interval varies depending on the scale, on most maps it is 20m. Relief shading, spot heights, springs, seasonal streams and, in most titles, landscape/land-use variations, e.g.... Read more
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  • Neuchatel / Val de Travers 2017
  • KuF Schweiz Wanderkarte 08 Neuchatel - Val-de-Travers - Val-de-Ruz / Neuenburg - Val-de-Travers - Val-de-Ruz 1 : 60 000 ab 26.8 EURO Sehenswrdigkeiten. Unterkunft und Verpflegung. Autobuslinien mit Haltestellen. GPS. Mit Index Kmmerly und Frey Schweiz Wanderkarte. 4. Auflage, Laufzeit bis 2021 Read more
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  • Taygetos - North Taygetos Anavasi 8.1
  • The Taygetos range between Sparta and Kalamata at 1:50,000 on a contoured, GPS compatible map from Anavasi with on the reverse a special map highlighting the region’s numerous hiking trails, including the course of the E4 European long-distance path.On one side is the main map of the area with excellent presentation of its topography by... Read more
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  • Morez - les Rousses - Col de la Faucille - PNR du Haut Jura IGN 3327ET
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Basel / Solothurner Jura 2019
  • These laminated hiking maps at a scale of 1:40 000 are the ideal basis for planning a hiking tour.The precise cartography shows hiking trails including classification. Information on accommodation and restaurants, bus routes with stops, mountain railways, regional parks, sights and much more are included on the map.Thanks to the quality of the... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Schwabische Alb - Munsinger Alb 2012
  • Swabian Jura: Münsinger Alb area at 1:35,000 from Kümmerly+Frey in a series GPS compatible, double-sided maps printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant plastic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycle routes, other recreational activities, etc. Maps in this series are at a scale of either 1:50,000 or 1:35,000. Contour interval varies... Read more
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  • Swabian Jura: Münsinger Alb 35K Kümmerly + Frey Map No. 42
  • Swabian Jura: Münsinger Alb area at 1:35,000 from Kümmerly+Frey in a series GPS compatible, double-sided maps printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant plastic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycle routes, other recreational activities, etc. Maps in this series are at a scale of either 1:50,000 or 1:35,000. Contour interval varies... Read more
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United Kingdom
2016
  • Cretan Way - A 28-Day Walk Along the E4 2017
  • The Cretan Way is a 500km walking route which takes you from east to west across the varied and spectacular landscapes of Crete. It is the ideal way to discover the rural, mountainous and costal regions of this incredible island. This guide is based on a 28-day walk.This guide includes practical information, maps at a scale of 1:25.000 of... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Cretan Way - A 28 Day Walk
  • The Cretan Way is a 500km walking route which takes you from east to west across the varied and spectacular landscapes of Crete. It is the ideal way to discover the rural, mountainous and costal regions of this incredible island. This guide is based on a 28-day walk.This guide includes practical information, maps at a scale of 1:25.000 of... Read more
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Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids The Cretan Way E4 | Anavasi
  • The Cretan Way is a 500km walking route which takes you from east to west across the varied and spectacular landscapes of Crete. It is the ideal way to discover the rural, mountainous and costal regions of this incredible island. This guide is based on a 28-day walk.This guide includes practical information, maps at a scale of 1:25.000 of... Read more
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  • Maiche - Gorges du Doubs IGN TOP25 Map 3623OT
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Chasseral - Vue des Alpes 2014
  • Een nieuwe serie van de Zwitserse topografische dienst: eindelijk goede wandelkaarten met ingetekende wandelroutes op scheur- en watervast papier. Vooralsnog zijn ze uitgebracht van de populaire wandelgebieden en niet landelijk dekkend (zie overzicht) Op een gedetailleerde schaal van 1:33.333 met als ondergrond de onovertroffen topografische... Read more
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  • Chasseral - Vue des Alpes Swisstopo Hiking 3315T
  • Chasseral - Vue des Alpes area at 1:33,333 on light, waterproof and tear-resistant map No. 3315T published by Swisstopo in cooperation with the Swiss Hiking Federation. Cartography is the same as in Swisstopo’s 50K hiking maps, simply enlarged to 1:33,333 for extra clarity but without additional information. 1:33,333 editions of Swisstopo’s... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 3315T Chasseral - Vue des Alpes | Swisstopo
  • Een nieuwe serie van de Zwitserse topografische dienst: eindelijk goede wandelkaarten met ingetekende wandelroutes op scheur- en watervast papier. Vooralsnog zijn ze uitgebracht van de populaire wandelgebieden en niet landelijk dekkend (zie overzicht) Op een gedetailleerde schaal van 1:33.333 met als ondergrond de onovertroffen topografische... Read more
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  • Fragokastelo - Plakias 2016
  • Uitstekende topografische kaarten van een deel van Griekenland: zonder meer hele goede kaarten voor wandeltochten in een onbekend stuk Griekenland! Ze zijn gedrukt op scheurvast en watervast papier op een schaal van 1:25.000 met een UTM grid voor GPS gebruikers. Op de meeste kaarten is geven de hoogtelijnen een interval van 20m. aan. Met... Read more
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  • Frangokastelo - Plakias Anavasi 11.17
  • The Frangokastelo – Plakias area on the southern coast of Crete at 1:25,000 in a series of contoured, GPS compatible hiking maps of Crete from Anavasi, printed waterproof and tear-resistant paper. Annotations provide useful hints for walkers. Coverage extends from Imbros Gorge in the west to Plakias in the east.Topography is shown by contour... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Islay & Jura Whisky Trails
  • Self-guided walking holiday on the Scottish islands of Islay and Jura with time in the itinerary for Islay whisky tasting and distillery visits. Explore the diverse landscapes of Islay & Jura; visit distillery water sources, and walk the coastlines and white sand beaches that lend their flavour to the islands’ iconic single malts; Bowmore,... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Full Italian Via Francigena Route: Bourg St Pierre-Rome
  • Self-guided walking tour completing the full Italian stage of the Via Francigena from Bourg St Pierre to Rome. Pilgrims have been undertaking to walk the full Via Francigena from Canterbury to Rome since the 8th Century, and it is one of Europe's great pilgrimages. During your journey along this ancient pilgrimage route you will start at the... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 2: Pont St Martin to Garlasco
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena from the edge of the Aosta Valley through Piedmont and into Lombardy. This stage of the Via Francigena is full of contrasts, from the snow-capped Alps, to the cultivated hills around Vercelli, and beyond to the vast wide plains of the Po River Valley. Walking through three different regions... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Groot-Brittannië - Schotland - Islandhopping
  • Verken de zuidwestelijke Schotse eilanden per fiets! Rustige en zacht glooiende weggetjes leiden je over de eilanden Arran, Islay, Jura en Colonsay. Proef de unieke sfeer van deze eilanden die elk hun eigen karakter hebben. Arran is met zijn heide velden en hoge toppen een soort Schotland-in-het-klein,  Islay is beroemd vanwege zijn whisky’s,... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Via Francigena
  • Al in de middeleeuwen vingen monniken verdwaalde reizigers op in hun klooster op de Grote Sint Berhard. Het klooster staat er nog altijd en het is startpunt van een pelgrimsroute die fietsers naar Rome leidt: de Via Francigena. Voor deze fietsvakantie kozen wij het deel van de Sint Berhardpas tot universiteitsstad Parma. Na de start in de... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Savoie
  • De GR5 is de roemruchte, meer dan 2000 km lange wandelroute van Hoek-van-Holland naar Nice. SNP gaat de komende jaren het spectaculairste stuk GR5 van het Meer van Genève door de ruige Franse Alpen naar Nice aanbieden in 4 etappes. Etappe 1 loopt van Evian-les-Bains naar de Mont-Blanc. Je overnacht om en om in een sfeervol berghotelletje en een... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Haut Jura
  • Zwerftocht over hoogplateaus aan de Frans-Zwitserse grens, waarbij typische Jura-boerderijen, Gele Gentianen, bruin-wit melkvee en overheerlijke kazen de hoofdingrediënten zijn. Soms is er verbluffend uitzicht op de Alpen aan de overkant van het Meer van Genève. De Jura heeft een aparte sfeer die je al wandelend het beste ontdekt en zult gaan... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane-Via Francigena
  • De etappe Lucca-Siena van de Via Francigena is er een waarin natuur, cultuur, geschiedenis en spiritualiteit op een unieke manier samenkomen. De reis begint bij de prachtige tuinen, villa’s en honderden kerken in het met Romeinse muren beschermde Lucca. Over veelal verlaten strade bianche - de witte Toscaanse wegen - wandel je vervolgens verder... Read more
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