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GR51

GR51 – Balcony of the Côte d’Azur

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Cartes de Randonnée IGN
– 3544 ET (Fréjus / St.-Raphaël. Corniche de l’Esterel)
– 3544 OT (Le Muy / Lorgues. Montagne de Roquebrune. Massif des Maures)
– 3545 OT (St.-Tropez / Ste.-Maxime (Massif des Maures)

More info on the GR51:
GR51 – Balcony of the Côte d’Azur
http://groundhogwalking.co.uk/?page_id=171

Route is very well signed.

– August 2013: Col du Testanier => Maison Forestiere (junction with the GR 49) => Col du Testanier (30 minutes) and Col du Testanier =>Autoroute A8 (1.30 hours) => Col du Testanier (1.45 hours)

– August 2013: Autoroute A8 => D4 (5,5 km south of Bagnols-en-Foret) => Autoroute A8 (4.15 hours) Near the autoroute: Le Barrage de Malpasset. It collapsed on December 2, 1959, killing 423 people in the resulting flood.

– August 2011: Pont ‘Endre => Pas de Vaches / Pic Rébéquier (1 hour 15 min.) => back to the Pont d’Endre and => Le Muy (3 hours). Beautiful views again.

– August 2011: Pont d’Argens/Roquebrune-sur-Argens – Le Muy (3 hours). Beautiful views. About Le Muy: www.provenceweb.fr/e/var/muy/muy.htm

– July 2014: near Pont d’Argens/Roquebrune-sur-Argens => Roquebrune-sur-Argens => Le Chemin Neuf near Le Castelard, (2.30 hours)

– July 2014: D44 near Le Revest => Chapelle St. Donat (D25) (1 hour) Along the vineyards of the Domaine des Beaucas

– August 2011: Plan-de-la-Tour – Cogolin (4 hours). Near La Bastide Neuve and Les Vernades (Piste Galline) the GR51 joins the GR9 to Port Grimaud.

– August 2012: Cogolin – Above Grafionier (village de vacances, La Croix Valmer) – Cogolin (2.30 hours). Beautiful views on the Golf de St. Tropez.

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Last updated on the 25th of August 2015