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Trail runs in France


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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in France. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful trail runs.
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The 10 Most Beautiful trail runs in France

Trail Running · Saint-Saturnin-de-Lucian
Trail ride around Saint-Saturnin-de-Lucian via the Rocher des Vierges
recommended route Difficulty moderate
12.9 km
2:30 h
496 m
495 m
Magnificent trail in the Hé rault which allows to cover the Rock of the Virgins and to cross the Canyon of the Devil and its landscapes worthy of an American Colorado. Unforgettable!
Crêtes du Grand Colombier
Trail Running · L'Ain
Scioux running trail on Grand Colombier
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
13 km
1:50 h
395 m
394 m
Itinerary with a course in the forest, in alpine pastures and then on the crest line of the Grand Colombier. Exceptional panoramic view of the Alps, the Valromey and the lakes of Geneva, Annecy and Le Bourget.Marking: yellow and white / red (GR9)
Trail Running · Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Circuit de la montagne - Mendiko itzulia
recommended route Difficulty difficult
17.4 km
4:00 h
852 m
852 m
Au départ d'Espelette, superbe itinéraire montagnard qui vous mènera au Pic du Mondarrain. Pour randonneurs expérimentés et adeptes de la course en montagne (trail).
Trail Running · Rhône
Trail of St-Martin-en-Haut in Yzeron - Monts du Lyonnais - Saint-Martin-en-Haut
recommended route Difficulty difficult
19.3 km
6:30 h
556 m
603 m
The attractions of the routeA recommended training ground for the trail: prepare to climb the "wall" located between Rochefort and Yzeron. In compensation, the section from Les Brosses to La Lienne is nothing but happiness.
Croix du Grand Colombier
Trail Running · Arvière-en-Valromey
Running trail: Climb of the Grand Colombier from Munet
recommended route Difficulty difficult
15.8 km
2:30 h
981 m
981 m
Starting in the calm forest of the Massif du Grand Colombier, the slopes will lead you to the breathtaking panoramic views of the summit and the rock of Chanduraz during your ascent from the hamlet of Munet to Virieu-le-Petit.
The trail slopes gently offering a view of the French Alps.
Trail Running · France
From Col de la Forclaz to Col de Balme
recommended route Difficulty moderate
20.3 km
4:40 h
1,283 m
1,284 m
This loop to Col de Balme follows marked trails just a stone’s throw from the French-Swiss border formed by the famous pass.
Vue depuis la Roche de Chanduraz - Massif du Grand Colombier
Trail Running · France
Vertical kilometer : The incline of the Grand Colombier
recommended route Difficulty difficult Open
12.3 km
2:45 h
1,000 m
1,062 m
The Grand Colombier incline from the base of Grand Colombier in the town of Béon to the rock of Chanduraz at 1245m above sea level.This very steep trail is not to be advised to beginners.
Trail Running · Hautes-Alpes
Parcours trail n°03 - Circuit du Marbre Rose
recommended route Difficulty easy
10 km
2:45 h
559 m
559 m
Entre pinède, trembles et lavande, le parcours s’annonce plaisant !
Trail Running · Pyrénées-Orientales
Trail de Llebres - N°3
recommended route Difficulty moderate
18.6 km
3:30 h
747 m
748 m
Vous aurez un vrai sentiment d'évasion sur le haut parcours, avec la proximité de l'eau et la pureté de la lumière en traversant le site classé des Bouillouses.
Vue depuis la Roche de Chanduraz
Trail Running · Arvière-en-Valromey
Running trail: Chanduraz from Chavornay
recommended route Difficulty difficult Open
11.9 km
2:45 h
820 m
821 m
From the hamlet of Charaillin in the commune of Chavornay, an ascent to Chanduraz at an altitude of 1218 metres on the Grand Colombier massif: at the belvedere, a very open view on the Valromey side; a connection is possible with Béon.
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