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France
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Alpes-Maritimes
Breil-sur-Roya / Sospel

Parc National du Mercantour
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Doctor
Chemist
Bakery / grocery
Hardware / sports shop
Post
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A Tarred or paved road
B Dirt track
C Mule trail
D Mountain trail
E Equipped trail (cables, ladders)
F No trail

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Hiking (mountain trail, in places narrow and exposed)
Alpine route (equipped or very exposed section, snow field, blocks)
R159 Breil-sur-Roya » Sospel
Trail crossing
  |   4h20   |   13 km   |   824 m   |   773 m

This stage leaves Breil-sur-Roya and rises up above the Roya valley to reach the Brouis pass and then descend via the Agaisen wood to the stage destination, the typical village of Sospel, built on the banks of the Bévéra stream. It is also where this trail meets the Blue Trail, which arrives from the west.

Point Segment
Name Services Information Marking
Breil-sur-Roya
288 m
| D  4.1 km / 1h55
Col de Brouis
874 m
| AD  2.3 km / 0h40
Baisse de Levens
1082 m
| D  3.4 km / 0h55
Pt 84
691 m
| D  0.4 km / 0h05
Pt 82
665 m
| D  2.8 km / 0h45
Sospel
348 m
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  • robert - 2015-10-20
    Erreur dans la description détaillée de l'itinéraire dans la descente après la Baisse de Levens , le ruiseau se traverse à 600m et non 700m
    Automatic translation [Google]
    Error in the detailed description of the route in the descent after the fall of Levens, the ruiseau is through 600m and not 700m
  • Henk Nouws - 2012-09-03
    Apart from hotels in Sospel and Breil, there is also a possibility to sleep at the Col de Brouis: Auberge du Col de Brouis.
Last update : 2019-12-18