Chemin du Puy Articles

At 736km in length, Le Chemin du Puy is one of the longest Camino routes and you would need 4-5 weeks to complete the full route. Our Chemin du Puy articles will help inspire you to walk this breathtaking route, which starts in Le Puy-en-Velay in France. Le Chemin du Puy joins the Camino Frances in Saint-Jean-Pied de Port on the French side of the Pyrenees. Along this route, you can immerse yourself in local French cuisine, speak a few words of French and enjoy the sleepy towns along the spectacular route. Important sites to see include the cathedrals and abbeys in Le Puy-en-Velay, Conques, Figeac, Cahors.

VIDEO: Le Puy-en-Velay video

Le Puy-en-Velay video The Le Puy Camino de Santiago route, also known as Via Podiensis, is one of the most popular Camino routes in France. The pocket-sized city of Le Puy-en-Velay, in central France, is the spectacular starting point of this scenic Camino route. Please enjoy this Le Puy en Velay video. Pilgrims will be …

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6 Must-See on Le Chemin du Puy

6 Must-See on Le Chemin du Puy Pilgrims across Europe have been taking to the roads to Santiago for many centuries. As pilgrims traditionally started their journey from their own homes, various Camino routes developed over time, including many coming from different parts of France, the ‘Chemins de Compostelle’. Of the Camino routes in France, the …

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Aubrac, Le Chemin du Puy

Aubrac, Le Chemin du Puy The Aubrac region of France is situated in the southern Massif Central, on the Chemin du Puy, Camino de Santiago. It straddles three départements – Cantal, Aveyron and Lozère – and three régions – Auvergne, Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc-Roussillon. This region is a volcanic and granitic plateau (1 500 km²). The volcanic …

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Le Puy en velay

Le Puy-en-Velay starting place of the Chemin du Puy

Le Puy-en-Velay starting place of the Chemin du Puy Le Puy-en-Velay, on the Chemin du Puy, is a treasure of natural, architectural and cultural sights. The whole area of the upper town is included in the protected heritage sector of 35 hectares where architectural elements of ancient homes are preserved; turrets, sculpted doorways and mullioned …

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