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Hikes along the Route Napoléon

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In 2015 for the 1815-2015 bicentenary, les Randonnées de la Route Napoléon were inaugurated. These hiking itineraries follow in the footsteps of Napoleon in the Alpes de Haute Provence.

Donwload hikes "Les randonnées de la Route Napoléon"

  • “La Route Napoléon à pied” foot trail
  • “La Route Napoléon à cheval” on horseback

Donwload hikes “Les randonnées de la Route Napoléon”

 

 

 

Hikes “La Route Napoléon à pied” foot trail

The “Route Napoléon à pied” itinerary is a Grande Randonnée foot trail (GR®406) over 165 km linking Grasse (Alpes-Maritimes) to Sisteron (Alpes de Haute Provence).

The itinerary is described in detail in the topo-guide by the FFRandonnée. It was inaugurated in July 2015.

In the Alpes de Haute Provence the itinerary goes through the following municipalities: Peyroules, La Garde, Castellane*, Senez, Barrême*, Chaudon-Norante*, Entrages, Digne-les-Bains*, Le Chaffaut St Jurson, Mallemoisson, Mirabeau, Malijai*, L’Escale, Volonne*, Salignac, Entrepierres, Sisteron*

* : Napoleon’s waypoints in March 1815 for food and lodging

 

“La Route Napoléon à cheval” (the Route Napoléon on horseback), “Grand Itinéraire Équestre” approved

The itinerary of the “Route Napoléon à cheval” is a 360 km-long horse-trek along trails marked for riders, linking Grasse (Alpes-Maritimes) to Vizille (Isère).

It was inaugurated in May 2015. It was approved a “Grand Itinéraire Equestre” in March 2016 by the Fédération Française d’Équitation (FFE) and the Comité National de Tourisme Équestre (CNTE).

The Grand Itinéraire Equestre goes through 4 departments (Alpes Maritimes, Alpes de Haute Provence, Hautes-Alpes, Isère).

It is described in a carto-guide and on the www.crte-de-provence.fr website.

In the Alpes de Haute Provence the itinerary goes through the following municipalities: Peyroules, La Garde, Castellane*, Senez, Barrême*, Chaudon-Norante*, Entrages, Digne-les-Bains*, Le Chaffaut St Jurson, Mallemoisson, Mirabeau, Malijai*, L’Escale, Volonne*, Salignac, Entrepierres, Sisteron*

* : Napoleon’s waypoints in March 1815 for food and lodging

Find out more

www.crte-de-provence.fr/mes-itineraires.html

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