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GR65 Geneve-LePuy

The GR65 Genève – Le Puy-en-Velay

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Topo guide:
Fédération Française de la Randonnée Pédestre: Sentier vers Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle via Le Puy-en-Velay (Genève / Yenne / la Côte-Saint-André / Bourg-Argental / Tence / Le Puy-en-Velay) (ISBN 2-7514-0029-9).

– July 2006: Genève / La Perle du Lac – Genève / Pont de Carouge (4,5 km) and Genève / Pont de Carouge – Neydens (10 km). From Neydens to railway station St. Julien-en-Genevois (5 km). Extremely hot. Not enough water. No idea where we crossed the border Switzerland – France.
– August 2006: Neydens – D7 near Contamine-Sarzin (17 km). Beautiful views on Genève, the lake, the Alpes and the Jura.
– July 2006: D7 near Contamine-Sarzin – Vannecy (13 km). Beautiful view on Frangy.
– July 2006: Vannecy – Seyssel (10 km).
– July 2006: Seyssel – Pont de La Loi (15 km) and to the Culoz railway station (2 km.). Rhône river
– July 2006: Pont de La Loi – Yenne (22 km). Rhône river, medieval town of Chanaz, view on Lac du Lit au Roi, la Chapelle Saint-Romain
– July 2006: Yenne – Saint-Maurice-de-Rhoterens (14,5 km). Long climb to le Mont Tournier. Very hot again.
– July 2006: Saint-Maurice-de-Rhoterens – La Bruyère (16 km). In Vuillerot view on La Plaine du Guiers. Chapelle de Pigneux.
– July 2006: La Bruyère – Le Pin (18 km). 38 degrees Celsius. City of Les Abrets. Near le Lac de Paladru.
– August 2016: Pommier-de-Beaurepaire – Chez Labbe (15 km). First walk in France after knee surgery.
– August 2016: Chez Labbe – Assieu (15 km).
– August 2016: Cheyssieu – Assieu – Cheyssieu (2.15h). Gîte La Grange Fleurie Cheyssieu
– August 2016: Cheyssieu – Les Meuilles – Rhone bridge Chavanay (14 km). Crossing the Autoroute du Soleil near nuclear plant Saint-Alban.
– July 2011: Les Sétoux – Montfaucon en Velay (15,5 km) + 30 min => Gîte Plain Sud. Rural area.
– July 2011: Montfaucon en Velay – Tence (9 km) Got lost and walked 15 km.

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Last updated on the 8th of January 2017