Rising to over 3000m from the Mediterranean shore, the Maritime Alps straddle the international French-Italian border for 190km. Soaring peaks, glittering lakes and picturesque stone villages await the walker, along 600km of mapped pathways, through two national parks. This guide offers a wide selection of routes throughout the area.
CONTENTS The Maritime Alps Walking Rock Engravings (BOX) Flora Wildlife Exploring the Maritime Alps Information Access When to Go Accommodation Dos and Don'ts What to Take Maps Emergencies Using this Guide WALKS 1 Fontanalba Rock Engravings Circuit 2 Mont Bego Loop 3 Vallee de la Roya to Vallee de Vesubie Trek 4 Upper Vallee de la Gordolasque 5 Lacs de Prals Circuit 6 Ancient Passes above Madone de Fenestre 7 Vallon du Haut Boreon Circuit 8 Lacs Bessons 9 Around the Argentera 10 Lac des Adus Loop 11 The Great Lakes Tour 12 The Alpi Marittime Trek 13 The Valasco Tour 14 The Fremamorta Loop 15 Rifugio Bozano 16 Rifugio Remondino and Lago di Nasta 17 Vallone di Lourousa 18 Traversing Colle di Fenestrelle 19 Rifugio Pagari Loop 20 Vallon del Vei del Bouc 21 Gorge della Reina 22 Vallone degli Alberghi 23 Costa di Planard 24 The Border Forts Appendix I: French-English and Italian-English Glossaries Appendix II: Walk summary table
Having been born in England, grown up in Australia and now settled in Venice, Gillian Price works as a freelance journalist and translator and has recently been elected as a councillor for the Venice branch of the Italian Alpine Club. Gillian is steadily exploring the mountain ranges of Italy and bringing them to life for visitors in a series of outstanding guides for Cicerone.