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Great crossing of the Jura

  • Distance
    400 km
  • Average duration
    15 / 20 jours
  • situation

Great crossing of the Jura

Explore the legendary GCJ landscapes, summer and winter, on foot or by bike

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On the GR 509, you can travel nearly some 400 km over about 3 weeks. The trail will first take you along the Doubs. Its gorges will take you to exceptional sites such as the Echelles de la Mort and the Saut du Doubs.

Afterwards, nature will dazzle you with its diversity. Mountain ranges blend with springs and lakes, and forts blend into the scenery of your hike. You'll have the privilege of discovering the forts of Joux and Les Rousses. 

Gastronomy enthusiasts won't be feeling left out. The region offers many local products to (re)discover. 

This will prove necessary in order to cross a last and more mountainous part that notably includes the Crêt de la neige, summit of the Massif du Jura that rises to a height of 1720 m.

 

Practical information

Guide book : Great crossing of the Jura

https://boutique.ffrandonnee.fr/topoguide-la-grande-traversee-du-jura-a-pied-2

Ressources website : mongr.fr 

https://www.mongr.fr/trouver-prochaine-randonnee/itineraire/gr-509-gtj-la-grande-traversee-du-jura

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https://www.gtj.asso.fr/

https://www.gtj.asso.fr/hebergements-et-restauration/

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