The Vézelay Way – Limoges to Perigueux 3/5

The third section of the Vézelay Way, one of the classic Camino de Santiago routes across France, starts in the medieval city of Limoges and ends by the superb Cathedral of Saint-Front in Périgueux.

Before setting off, pilgrims should take some time to explore Limoges old town, admiring its medieval architecture and sampling the delicious local delicacies. This is an easy Camino section without any particular difficulties and taking in beautiful countryside, as well as fascinating heritage towns. The Vezelay Camino takes walkers across the Périgord Limousin Regional Natural Park, an area of stunning scenery. Magnificent villages and towns, as well as delicious cuisine await along the way including the pretty town of Thiviers, in the Dordogne region, capital of ‘foie gras’; and the town of Sorges, famous for its precious truffles and truffle museum.

The final point of this section of the Vézelay Way is the splendid UNESCO-listed Cathedral of Saint-Front in the pretty town of Périgueux, where you should explore the Medieval and Roman quarters.