Long-distance hikes in the Rhône-Alpes

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in the Rhône-Alpes. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful long-distance hikes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful long-distance hikes in the Rhône-Alpes

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Long distance hiking trail · Piedmont
Via Alpina - Blue Trail
Premium content Difficulty difficult
883.2 km
349:35 h
61,406 m
62,780 m
The rugged peaks of the Western Alps, the wild, untouched nature in the Gran Paradiso and Mercantour National Parks and the lonely mountain villages in the Piedmontese Alps make the Blue Trail a highlight for nature lovers.
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Long distance hiking trail
Via Alpina - Red Trail
Premium content Difficulty difficult
2,563.7 km
970:00 h
175,000 m
175,000 m
Internationally renowned long-distance hiking trail from Italy via Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and France to Monaco.
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Long distance hiking trail · Auvergne
GR 70: Stevenson Trail
Premium content Difficulty moderate
274.4 km
85:00 h
7,127 m
7,623 m
The long-distance trail follows the route of the writer Robert Louis Stevenson through the Velay, the Gevaudan, the Vivarais and the Cévennes.
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Long distance hiking trail · Rhône-Alpes
GR 59: From the Vosges to the Jura
Premium content Difficulty difficult
557.2 km
176:00 h
15,581 m
16,573 m
The GR 59 long-distance hiking trail connects the Vosges and the Jura mountains. From the high summit of the Ballon d’Alsace, the trail leads through varied landscapes, past historic villages to Yenne.
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Long distance hiking trail · Rhône-Alpes
Tour des Glaciers de la Vanoise
Premium content Difficulty moderate
1
106.9 km
41:00 h
5,831 m
5,831 m
The Tour of the Glaciers through the Vanoise Massif is the classic walk par excellence in the Parc National de la Vanoise. 
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Long distance hiking trail · Belgium
GR 5: From Bergen ob Zoom to Nice
Premium content Difficulty difficult closed
2,153.2 km
650:00 h
60,201 m
60,200 m
The 2150 kilometre GR 5 connects the North Sea from Rotterdam to Nice and the Mediterranean via Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland. It is part of the European E2 Trail. The hike on the GR 5 leads mainly into the Grande Traversée des Vosges, the Jura and the Alps.
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Long distance hiking trail · Mont Blanc massif
Etappenwanderung Tour du Mont Blanc
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multistage route
114.4 km
55:00 h
8,410 m
8,485 m
- von Hütte zu Hütte um den höchsten Berg der Alpen
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Long distance hiking trail · Rhône-Alpes
„Tour du Mont Blanc“ - The most beautiful hike in Europe through France, Italy and Switzerland.
recommended route Difficulty difficult
1
181.7 km
69:11 h
11,009 m
11,008 m
Die Tour du Mont-Blanc ist ein beliebter Fernwanderweg in Europa. Die Tour du Mont-Blanc (auch Mont Blanc-Trail genannt) ist ein Fernwanderweg um das gleichnamige Bergmassiv in den französischen, Italienischen und Schweizer Alpen. Eine unglaublich schöne, aussichtsreiche und manchmal nebelige Wanderung erwartet euch auf der Tour du Mont Blanc. Ich fand die Tour grandios. Chapeau!
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Long distance hiking trail
Vanoise - Nationalpark - Runde
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multistage route
59.9 km
28:00 h
3,557 m
3,677 m
Der Vanoise - Nationalpark ist der erste Nationalpark Frankreich und wurde 1963 eröffnet mit über 500 qkm. Der Nationalpark liegt im Département Savoyen und ist die höchstgelegene Landschaft in Europa.
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Long distance hiking trail · Switzerland
Von Basel zum Mont Blanc (25 Tage) Gesamtroute
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multistage route
417 km
140:00 h
17,500 m
15,600 m
Chamonix-Mont Blanc ist das Ziel dieses 25-tägigen Trekkings von Basel durch die Schweiz und ein Stück Haute-Savoie. Das Schöne daran: Man sieht den höchsten Berg der Alpen schon von den Jurahöhen aus. 
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