This trail starts at the village of St Sauveur sur Tinee (510m) and make a loop along the GR 52A and the GR 5 up to Longon (1941m) in the Mercantour National Park. The trail is good and well marked (red and white paint).
Distance: 38 km, ascent: 2000m / descent: 2000m.
Vignols and Portes de Logon (Â© P. Gatta)
Description: start from St Sauveur sur Tinee and take the GR 52A to Roure (posts 232, 234, 235, 237, 238, 239, 240). Continue toward Chalanchas (253, 256) and go up to the Crete de Falcon (288). From there follow the crest line to the Col des Moulines (102, 104, 46) where we join the GR 5. Go to the Portes de Longon and the Refuge Longon (280, 279, 278). Go back down to Roure and St Sauveur sur Tinee via the GR 5 (277, 276, 254, 241, 240, 235).
View from Summit of Countent, 1988m (Â© P. Gatta)
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