- Name GR52A - Panoramique du Mercantour (GR52A)
- Length of trail 230 km, 143 miles
- Length in days 15 days
- Start of trail Valle Vermenagna (I)
- End of trail Colmars-les-Alpes (F)
- Traildino grading SW, Strenuous walk, mountain trail
- Hut tour grading T2, Mountain walk
The popular GR52A trail traverses the National Parc Mercantour. This Alpine parc can be found in the southeastern corner of France, on the border with Italy. The trail offers both splendid mountain scenery, culture and important archeological remains.
- Troncquo October 2012
- We started in the village Entraque in Italy. we did a 6 day round hike, so we arrived in the same village after six days. Sometimes we followed the GR trail nut mostely we just followd other trails and our map. Magnificent automn colours!
- Wandelgids 507 Traversée du Mercantour - GR 5 - GR52 - GR52A | FFRP
- Le Mercantour: Larche – Nice/Menton, Vallée des Merveilles, FFRP topoguide Ref. No. 507, covering 450km of long-distance routes: the last section of the GR5 in the French Alps from Larche to Nice, an alternative variant off GR5 along the GR52 leading via the Vallée des Merveilles to Menton, plus GR52A – Panoramique du Mecantour from Col du... Read more