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Cicerone Trekking The GR5 Trail : Through the French Alps: Lake Geneva to Nice (Revised) (Paperback)
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Best selling guide to the GR5, 'Grande Traversée des Alpes', which runs from the shores of Lac Léman, over the French Alps, to reach the Mediterranean coast at Nice. It measures 674km (420 miles) and can be covered in a month or split over a series of trips. The guide includes interesting variant routes, such as the stunning GR55 through the Vanoise National Park and the GR52 through the Mercantour National Park to finish at Menton.
Achievable by any fit and fairly experienced walker, the guide suggests daily stages, timings, ascents and descents, and details all the facilities and services from start to finish.