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Best trails in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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Trying to find the best Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes trails? AllTrails has 1,289 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Pralognan-La-Vanoise or Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 540 moderate trails in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes ranging from 1.1 to 429.8 miles and from 177 to 12,562 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Mont Blanc Tour (TMB)
Les Houches, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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Length: 102.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
The Tour du Mont Blanc or TMB is one of more well known routes in Europe and has segments in France, Italy, and Switzerland. This 11 day walk around Mont Blanc takes a clockwise route. There are plentShow more
#2 - GR65: Way of Saint James
Le Puy-en-Velay, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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Length: 496.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
The Way of Saint James (Chemin de Saint Jacques in French) is one of the segments of the pilgrimage eventually leading to Santiago de Compostela. This route begins in the meadows of the Massif CentralShow more
#3 - Mont Blanc via Bellevue
Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 9 h 21 m
Mont Blanc via Bellevue is a fairly difficult path which will offer you panoramic views of the valley. However, be careful, you will need good physical condition and knowledge of the mountain environmShow more
#4 - Mont Blanc Tour: Col de la Croix Bonhomme Refuge to the Contanimes
Réserve naturelle nationale des Contamines-Montjoie
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 2 h 58 m
Refuge de La Croix du Bonhomme to Les Contanimes. Start the day high on the Col and descend through most of the day. As such, this is one of the "easier" backpacking days.Show more
#5 - Mont Blanc Tour: Tré le Champ to Col du Forclaz
Vallorcine, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 6 h 17 m
This trail is part of the TMB. The trail is very difficult and quite long. You will have wonderful views of the Glacier. However, be careful, a good physical condition and knowledge of the mountain enShow more
#6 - Haute Route: Chamonix to Zermatt
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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Length: 119.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
This trek begins in the French Alps and is introduced in Switzerland. This multi-day trip will require you to pack a lot of equipment or stop at several shelters as this is a very long and difficult rShow more
#7 - Mer de Glace via Grand Balcon Nord
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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Length: 11 mi • Est. 8 h 59 m
This beautiful trail offers views to the Mer du Glace Glacier. Please note this trail can only be reached by using the cable car or by walking from other trails in the area. If you are in Chamoix, taShow more
#8 - TMB: La Ville des Glaciers to La Visaille
La ville des Glaciers, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 5 h 55 m
The Col de la Seigne is at an altitude of 2,516 m. This trail starts at the Mottets refuge at 1870 m above sea level. The trail is well marked. However, this hike can be very busy in summer, or even aShow more
#9 - Mont Blanc Tour: Chamonix to Tré-Le-Champ
Réserve Naturelle de vallon de Bérard
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 6 h 50 m
Leave Chamonix and take the gondola to Plan Praz, to save the initial ascent out of the Chamonix valley. Pick up the trail in Plan Praz and head northeast along the mountain. This route takes an alterShow more
#10 - Grand Balcon Sud: Flégère to Brevent
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
This magnificent trail can be traveled in both directions, with a chairlift to go up and down there. Please note that this trail can only be reached by chairlift or by walking from other trails in theShow more
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