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Cicerone Guides: Trekking in the Vosges and Jura: The GR5 and GR53 - Wissembourg to Lac Leman

Walking / Outdoor GuideNew Edition

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Les Smith (Author), Elizabeth R Smith (Author)

224 pages, colour photos, colour maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Apr 2017 | Edition: 2 | #224170 | ISBN-13: 9781852848125
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Guidebook to walking the GR5/GR53 route through eastern France, traversing the Vosges and the Haut-Jura plateau. The 688 km (426 mile) trail from Wissembourg to Nyon on Lake Geneva features wooded and grassy hills, river gorges and fascinating castle ruins, and is presented in 11 sections accompanied by practical information for planning your trip.

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Les and Elizabeth Smith originally trained as a scientist and a geographer, and spent many years pursuing sensible careers. Their outdoor interests encouraged them to adopt a less secure but more flexible lifestyle, which allows more time for exploring the Scottish hills and travelling further afield. Their trips often take them to less publicised areas, where a walking trail can provide an excellent way of seeing the country and meeting local people. They firmly believe that travelling and enjoying the outdoors does not depend on having a generous budget. The Smiths are easily distracted during their walks by efforts to glimpse local wildlife, photograph the landscape, or make some sense of the history of the area. Home is a Perthshire smallholding, where writing finds a place alongside other projects.

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