Mercantour

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Péone, Mercantour

The Massif du Mercantour is the southernmost high Alpine region in France, bordering on Italy. The Italian part of the massif is called Alpi Marittimi. Highest summit is the Cime du Gélas, 3.143 m. This region is relatively remote and offers varied landscapes. With more sunshine, less snow, no glaciers, it makes a good hiking destination; the GR5 traverses the Mercantour from north to south. Maybe you encounter a wolf somewhere, if not chased by an angry shepherd!

Map

Hiking Map of Mercantour

Trails in this region

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  • Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury & Stowmarket OS Landranger Map 155 (paper)
  • Suffolk around Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury and Stowmarket, including part of the E2 European Long-distance path, on a paper version of map No. 155 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,... Read more
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  • Birmingham, Wolverhampton & The Black Country OS Landranger Map 139 (paper)
  • Birmingham with the surrounding area including the Black Country, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Solihull, Stourbridge, Bromsgrove and a section of the E2 European Long-distance Path on a paper version of map No. 139 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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  • Cheviot Hills - Jedburgh & Wooler OS Explorer Map OL16 (paper)
  • The Cheviot Hills on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL16, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage includes Jedburgh, Woolmer, part of the Northumberland National Park, the peaks of The Cheviot, Corby Pike, Cold Law, Scrathy Holes and Windy Gyle, Catcleugh Reservoir, sections of the Pennine Way... Read more
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  • Cheltenham, Cirencester & Stow-on-the-Wold OS Landranger Map 163 (paper)
  • Cheltenham and Cirencester area, including sections of the Thames Path, the Cotswold Way and the E2 European Long-distance Path, on a paper version of map No. 163 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... 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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  • Dorking, Reigate, Crawley & Horsham OS Landranger Active Map 187 (waterproof)
  • Dorking and Reigate area, including a section of the North Downs Way / E2 European Long-distance Path, on a waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of map No. 187 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... Read more
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  • North York Moors Western OS Explorer Map OL26 (paper)
  • The western part of the North York Moors National Park on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL26, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage extends from Ampleforth in the south northwards to Saltburn-by-the-Sea, and from Ingleby Arncliffe to Danby, Castleton and Hutton-le-Hole, and includes... Read more
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  • Kettering, Corby, Market Harborough & Stamford OS Landranger Map 141 (paper)
  • The area around Kettering, Corby, Market Harborough and Stamford, including Rockingham Forest and part of the E2 European Long-distance Path, on a paper version of map No. 141 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... Read more
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  • Cheviot Hills - Jedburgh & Wooler OS Explorer Active Map OL16 (waterproof)
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  • Ubaye - Val d`Allos - Lac de Serre-Ponçon IGN 75008
  • Ubaye - Val d`Allos - Lac de Serre-Ponçon region in a series of GPS compatible, contoured TOP 75 maps at 1:75,000 from the IGN, highlighting local and long-distance hiking paths, cycling routes and sites for other recreational activities. The map includes five large panels showing the areas around Petite Epervière, Grande Séolane, Aiguilles de... Read more
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  • Cannes / Grasse / Cote d'Azur 2017
  • De wandelkaart die de perfectie benadert! Werkelijk alle topografische details zijn er op te vinden; van hoogtelijnen tot aan bruggetjes en allerlei wandelpaden. Daarnaast hebben de makers een flinke dosis toeristische informatie op de kaart verwerkt: campings, gites d étape; restaurants en ingetekende doorgaande wandelpaden, de grandes... Read more
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  • Cannes - Grasse - Cote d`Azur IGN 3643ET
  • 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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  • Alsace - Mulhouse - Basel - Altkirch K+F Outdoor Map 2
  • The southern part of Alsace around Mulhouse and Guebwiller on a GPS compatible, double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kümmerly+Frey printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycling routes, sites for other recreational activities, various accommodation options, restaurants and ferme-auberge... Read more
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  • Vallee de La Vesubie / PN du Mercantour 2017
  • 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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  • Vallée de la Vésubie - PN du Mercantour IGN 3741OT
  • 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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  • Digne-Les-Bains / La Javie / Vallee de La Bleone 2018
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Srie 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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  • Dignes-les-Bains - La Javie - Vallee de la Bleone IGN 3440ET
  • 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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  • Apt - PNR du Luberon IGN 3242OT
  • 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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  • Alsace - Colmar - Selestat 2013
  • The central part of Alsace around Colmar and Sélestat on a GPS compatible, double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kümmerly+Frey printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycling routes, sites for other recreational activities, various accommodation options, restaurants and ferme-auberge locations,... Read more
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  • Alsace - Colmar - Sélestat - Freiburg im Breisgau - Lahr K+F Outdoor Map 5
  • The central part of Alsace around Colmar and Sélestat on a GPS compatible, double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kümmerly+Frey printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycling routes, sites for other recreational activities, various accommodation options, restaurants and ferme-auberge locations,... Read more
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  • Annot - Saint-Andre-les-Alpes - PNR du Verdon IGN 3541OT
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  • Alsace - Strasbourg - Saverne - Barr - Offenburg K+F Outdoor Map 7
  • The central part of Alsace around Strasbourg and Saverne on a GPS compatible, double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kümmerly+Frey printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycling routes, sites for other recreational activities, various accommodation options, restaurants and ferme-auberge... Read more
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  • Castellane / Lac de Castillon / Parc Naturel Regional du Ver 2017
  • 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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  • Castellane - Lac de Castillon - PNR du Verdon IGN 3542OT
  • 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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Walking holidays

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  • Frankrijk - Mercantour
  • Met de ezel als lastdier volg je de rivier de Var door het Nationaal Parc du Mercantour, het meest ongerepte deel van de Alpes Maritimes. Met je langorige viervoeter krijgt deze bergtrektocht een extra dimensie. Begeleid door het gefluit van Alpenmarmotten heb je zicht op 3000 m hoge bergen, gletsjerdalen en een bergmeer. Bij de lokale... Read more
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  • Frankrijk - Mercantour
  • Door de Haute Vallée du Var loop je van de mediterrane vegetatie in de rode Gorges de Daluis, naar het hoog alpiene gebied rondom de Col de la Cayolle. De tochten gaan over goed gemarkeerde paden van het ene verstilde dorpje naar het andere. De vele zonne-uren en de speciale sfeer in dit wonderschone dal, tezamen met de bijzonder gastvrije... Read more
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  • Frankrijk - Mercantour & Vésubie
  • Neem een duik in het avontuur! Een week lang canyoning: klauteren, springen, waden, zwemmen en abseilen in de Mercantour en Vesubie. Hier bevinden zich mooiste canyons en is het bovendien lekker warm. Kom waar je anders nooit kunt komen en geniet van indrukwekkende natuur en schitterende watervallen. Prachtige natuur die je op een avontuurlijke... Read more
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  • 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 2 loopt van de Mont-Blanc door de Beaufortain en de Vanoise naar Modane. Je overnacht enkele malen in een... Read more
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  • Frankrijk - Haute 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
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  • Frankrijk - Haute Savoie
  • Volg de Tour du Mont Blanc door Frankrijk, Italië en Zwitserland en pik van elke cultuur wat mee. Het uitzicht is steeds indrukwekkend en tijdens deze trektocht op grote hoogte loop je over goede paden door ruig terrein, vaak dicht onderlangs de vele gletsjers van het massief. Aan de Italiaanse kant kom je door het sfeervolle centrum van... Read more
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  • Frankrijk - Vogezen
  • Verblijf bij een familiepension met Nederlandse eigenaren. Er is zo veel te doen op het grote terrein dat de kinderen niet meer weg willen. Er zijn altijd speelkameraadjes en daarnaast ook nog het zwembad, de ezels, de pony's...... Heerlijk verzorgd met ontbijt en avondeten. Er zijn tal van wandelingen te maken door de bossen en langs de vele... Read more
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  • Frankrijk - Vogezen
  • Niet al te ver van huis kan je een korte, pittige trektocht maken door de hoogste regionen van de Vogezen. Tussen de klingelende koeien en almboerderijen waan je je soms in de Alpen. Dit gebied is bekend om de Ballons, de kale, ronde bergtoppen, en de Chaumes, de hoge bergweides. Eerst wandel je vanuit de Elzas over beboste hellingen en langs... Read more
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