Vens Forneris Tortisse
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Franco-Italian path between lakes, torrents, fauna and flora.

By Frédéric A.

Copyright photo Florian Monot / Raidlight

The characteristics of the route.
Saint-Dalmas-le-Selvage (06)
  • Distance 29.6 km
  • Elevation gain 2110 m
  • Elevation lost 2110 m
  • Min. elevation 1543 m
  • Max. elevation. 2704 m
  • Duration (depending on pace) 5h à 11h

- Start from the Vens car park (b20) towards the Vens refuge (b25)

- Go left to the Collet de Tortisse (b35a) follow the white steps. Here we are on the Italian side, go to the Colle di panieris and continue straight on the GTA P32 (Italian GR)

- Join the colle di stau before a beautiful descent to the rio forneris

- Turn left to the iron pass (b35) Turn right to b34 and follow the signs for the hamlet of Pra.

- Once on the road, return to the starting point (on your left)

Read before you go!

Groundhogs all along the lakes Chamois and ibexes regularly on the path.

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