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GR 5: From Bergen ob Zoom to Nice

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Distance 2,153.2 km
650:00 h
60,201 m
60,200 m
2,765 m
-5 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.

The GR 5 is one of the most beautiful and spectacular long-distance hiking trails in Europe, if not the whole world. On foot, you can walk from the northern Netherlands to the south of France. A lot of time is needed for this adventure – üover three months you are on the road on this route. Those who decide to walk the GR 5 must approach this undertaking with sufficient determination. Many stages are easily accessible, so that sections of the route can be walked as the mood takes you. The effort and the strain quickly fade into the background in view of the diversity of the route. Europe's landscape and nature shows its best side here and proves that spectacular areas can be found one after the other on this comparatively small continent. From the North Sea through picturesque Flanders to the historic Ardennes, along the Moselle into the rugged Alpine mountains to the warm Mediterranean. The section through the Alps is an absolute paradise for mountaineers. Equipped with tent and


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