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distance time of year off-road ETA 199km Apr/Oct 73km 2 Days

Mountains and forests, what do you want more? Start your journey on the GLR 6 at Colmars.
From there the GLR 6 leads you into the wildest parts of France. Be prepared to feel like a real Adventuriser. The GLR 6 has some nice and winding off-road sections, so take your time on this one. Two to three days will be sufficient to finish.
You can continue after finishing at Les Maurras with the GLR 5 to go up north, or with the GLR 3 to head east.

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The region


The Provence region, bordering with Italy and the Mediterranean Sea, is known for its diverse landscapes. From the highest Southern Alps to the Camargue plains. You’ll pass by the lavender fields, rolling vineyards, and the highest mountain passes. Be prepared for a diverse surrounding.

Region description of the Provence-alpes-cote D'azur Region



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7 hours 56min 165km

The night was full of animal sound. I’m not a hundred percent sure, but this time I think it where rats and some bigger four-legged animal in the open field. When I sit outside, admiring the morning dew swirling inside the valley, a deer crosses the field. It’s the same sound I've heard at night, so I’m reassured.
Lot’s of high mountain passes are on the planning today! I’m stocked to get going. First stop, Tunnel du Parpaillon. Located at 2.780m above sea level, it’s one of the highest roads of Europe. I’ve been there last June, exploring tracks for the GLR 8 route. Today I’ll be passing through to connect to the soon to be GLR 7....

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