Long distance hikes in Europe, Nepal, AT

Itinerary, description of stages, practical informations, accomodation, GPS tracks of long distance trails and thru-hikes in Europe, Asia, America such as hike through France, Spain, Italy, Balkans, Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Turkey, long hikes in Nepal, Appalachian Trail.


Vuelta – volta

5 months hiking, 4200 kilometers to make the complete tour of the Iberian Peninsula through Spain and Portugal

By linking existing paths like Via Algarviana, Rota Vicentina, Alta Vía Cantábrica, GR11, GR7… Mountains, sea, villages and historical sites.



4 months hiking, 3200 kilometers from the banks of the Araxe river on the border between Armenia and Iran to Istanbul.

560km hiking through Armenia south to north,
840km in Georgia in three parts: the south, the East and the West of Greater Caucasus
1800km hiking through Turkey until Istanbul by the northern mountains and the end along the Black Sea.


Italy : Sardinia – Appenines – Alps

3.5 months hiking, 3100 km with Sardinia, Apennines and Alps

To follow the hike through Italy in 2016, departure at the end of May from northern Sardinia then hiking all the Apennines from Molise and hiking through the Alps from Bolzano to Menton to finish.


Grande Traversée of France

3 months hiking, 2500 km from Northeast to Southwest through the five mountain ranges of the country

Grande Traversée of the Vosges, of Jura, of the Alps to mont Thabor, then hike through the south part of Massif Central and the HRP in the Pyrenees to finish. A very montainous way !


Eastern Europe

4 months hiking, 3800 kilometers from Istanbul to the Italian Alps via the Bulgarian mountains and the Carpathians

Twelve countries, wildness, history, multiculturalism. One of the most beautiful thru-hike in Europe.



4  months hiking, 3450 kilometers from the east point of Cyprus to Dolomites in Italy

Nine countries a hike through mountains and history between greek and roman worlds, Eastern and Western empires, Austria-Hungary and Ottoman, at the border of catholics, orthodox and muslims areas and of Eastern and Western Europe.


Appalachian Trail

4 months hiking , 3500 kilometers on the famous Appalachian Trail

Long wild parts in protected areas but also a discovery of deep America.


Hiking through Italia

From Sicilia to France

3 months hiking through Italy from Sicilia to France

In rural Italy, most of the time in mountains, using parts of Sentiero Italia, pilgrims ways and my own ones. 2800 kilometers in Sicilia, Calabria, Basilicata, Campania, Lazio, Molise, Abruzzo, Umbria, Tuscany and Liguria.
I followed in France until Sainte-Maxime. Then in 2019, I walked from there until Haut-Languedoc.


Hiking through Pyrenees

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Several hikes through Pyrenees north to south, HRP…

On the old paths used by pilgrims, merchants, king and armies to cross the Pyrenees. To feel the spirit of these mountains with the progressive walk to the high passes, the way from the green forests of the north side to the mediterranean countryside of the south side, to pass through historical places. And also the HRP (High Route of Pyrenees), Toulouse to Barcelona or along the Mediterranean coast.



Khumbu – Rolwaling

Ama Dablam

33 days trekking, 440km et 33000 meters of ascent.
From Charikot to Shivalaya then Everest Base Camp and back to Rolwaling until Bharabise

Solu Khumbu from Charikot to Shivalaya and then Namche Bazaar with side trips as Pikey Peak
Khumbu, hiking 3 Passes Tour, Chukkung, Everest Base Camp, Kalapattar, Gokyo lakes .
From Khumbu to Rolwaling through Tashi Lapsa to reach and end in Bharabise on the Katmandou-Lhassa road.


Hiking through Spain

Crossing from southest point (Tarifa) to France 


74 days through hiking Spain, 2440 kilometers on known and unknown ways, through white villages of Andalucia, olive groves, snowed mountains, wild coast, mesetas, unspoiled beaches, to discover the beauty, the diversity of culture, countryside, traditions of the country.

From Tarifa to French border by GR7, Camino Mozarabe, Camino de Guadalupe, Via de la Plata, Camino Sanabres, Camino Ingles, Camino Norte…and sometimes my own way.



Tsum – Manaslu – Annapurnas – Mardi Himal

40 days trekking, almost 550km and 34000m of ascent in the beautiful mountains of Nepal. 

From Baluwa  to walk through the Gurung villages to join Manaslu circuit, Tsum Valley, Manaslu and Annapurna Circuits,  Annapurna Sanctuary and part of Mardi Himal Trek


From Aachen (Germany) to Santiago : The “first” way

3400 km through Belgium, Reims, Vezelay, Cluny, Le Puy, Conques, Toulouse, Saint Bertrand de Comminges, Le Somport, the Aragonese and the French Camino, Fisterra, Muxia and to Porto on the Camino Portugues

Via Mosana, Via MonasticaGR654 From Namur to Vezelay, Vezelay to Cluny Cluny to Ardeche,  Ardeche – Le Puy – Toulouse, Toulouse – Somport , Camino Aragonés and Camino Francés, Muxia, Fisterra and Camino Portugues


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