GR55 - Tour de la Vanoise

Description

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  1. Name GR55 - Tour de la Vanoise (GR55)
  2. Length of trail 100 km, 62 miles
  3. Length in days 7 days
  4. Start of trail Tignes
  5. End of trail Modane
  6. Traildino grading SW, Strenuous walk, mountain trail
  7. 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
2009
  • Tour of the Vanoise
  • A guidebook for the Tour of the Vanoise, a 10-12 day trek in the mountains between Mont Blanc and the Écrins, with suggestions for four additional multi-day tours in the region. The 150km Tour is described in 11 easy day stages counter-clockwise from Modane in the valley of Arc. A great introductory route to Alpine trekking. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2009
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2009
  • 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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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2011
  • Trekking in the Alps
  • A book to 20 classic trekking routes in the Alps. Exploring the best trekking areas, outline descriptions and photographs illustrate the classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc, and Chamonix to Zermatt, as well a number of trekking routes in Slovenia, the Italian Dolomites, the French Alps, Austrian Alps and Swiss Alps. Ideal for inspiration. Read more
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  • Stanfords, United Kingdom
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2011
  • 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
The Book Depository
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
eBooks.de
Germany
2011
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
  • Wandelgids Trekking in the Alps | Cicerone
  • All the rich scenic diversity for which the Alps are renowned is celebrated here, while the 20 treks described include well-known classics as well as newly-created multi-day routes. The eight talented writers and photographers brought together to produce this book are among the most experienced of Alpine trekkers. Between them they have... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • GR5/55 La Vanoise FFRP Topo-guide No. 530
  • La Vanoise (including Parc National de la Vanoise), FFRP topoguide Ref. no. 530, covering the second section of the GR5 in the French Alps between Landry and Modane, its lower variant on the GR5E along the river Arc, plus the traverse of the Vanoise Massif along the GR55. The guide also includes several variants linking these three main trails.... Read more
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  • IGN, France
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IGN
France
2014
  • La Vanoise - 530
  • Guide FFRandonnée La Vanoise. GR 5, 55,5E. 405 km de sentiers GR. 15 jours en altitude de la Tarentaise à Modane, coeur de la Maurienne. Nouvelle édition refonte 2014 : cartes IGN au 1 : 25 000, découpage revu de Landry à Mod... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
  • Wandelgids 530 GR5 Parc national de la Vanoise - Franse Alpen | FFRP
  • Uitstekende routegids met gedetailleerde kaarten en een routebeschrijving. Fout lopen wordt op deze manier wel erg moeilijk. Met symbolen is weergegeven welke voorzieningen (openbaar vervoer / winkels / overnachtingen) er zijn langs of bij de route. De gids bevat een lijst met overnachtingsadressen inclusief telefoonnummers en meestal aangevuld... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Vanoise National Park - Beaufortain
  • Vanoise National Park and the Beaufortain Massif in the French Alps at 1:60,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map from Didier Richard with a base derived from IGN’s topographic survey, highlighting both local hiking routes and the GR network of long-distance paths, gîtes and mountain refuges, interesting natural and cultural sites, etc. The... Read more
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  • IGN, France
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IGN
France
eBooks.de
Germany
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 04 Vanoise - Beaufortain | Libris
  • Gebaseerd op de topografische gegevens van IGN (de Franse topografische dienst) heeft deze kaartenserie een uitstekend kaartbeeld van delen van de bekende wandelgebieden van Frankrijk. Hoogtelijnen, gebruik van schaduw en kleur, de leesbaarheid: prima kaart! De GR en GRP routes staan ingetekend, maar ook de kleinere wandelpaden. Symbolen voor... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Vanoise Massif Wall Map
  • Massif de la Vanoise presented on an encapsulated waterproof wall map, size 100 x 132cm (39.5” x 52” approx), with cartography of IGN’s excellent TOP25 series reduced slightly to 1:28,000. The map combines sections of TOP25 maps 3532ET, 3532OT, 3534OT, 3633ET and 3634OT to extend from Mâcot-la-Plagne and Aiguille Rouge in the north to Lac du... Read more
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