This section of the Paris & Tours Camino de Santiago starts at the Sainte-Croix Cathedral in medieval Orléans and finishes in gorgeous Tours. Pilgrims will follow the Loire, the longest river in France, and cross beautiful vineyards, fields and woodland on their way.
On the Paris & Tours Camino to Santiago, you will be stopping in many amazing historic cities, such as Blois and Amboise (make sure you visit the impressive chateau!).
You will also cross the Touraine region, famous for its white wine, a nice treat after a day’s walking. This section of the Camino from Paris finishes in the city of Tours, with its stunning old town, where you should visit the St Martin Basilica and the city’s cathedral. Although sometime physically demanding, this section of the Paris & Tours Way only requires a reasonable level of fitness.
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