The town of Le Puy en Velay is the starting point for the legendary Way of Puy, France’s most popular pilgrimage route. A gentle 6-day walk takes you to Aumont-Aubrac.
Starting with Conques and its Romanesque basilica, this 7-day itinerary begins at the Puy en Velay cathedral, a magnificent synthesis of Romanesque, Oriental and Moorish styles.
Through the volcanic and granite landscapes of the Massif-Central, with its forests, meadows, and scattered hamlets, the walker arrives on the Aubrac, a vast green plateau and the Mecca of the pilgrims’ route.
A splendid first section, rich in scenery, in the unique atmosphere of the Road to Compostela. All the way to the village of Aumont-Aubrac.
Discover the historic town of the Puy-en-Velay.
Contrasting landscapes and local architecture between the volcanic plateau of Velay and the granite plateau of Gévaudan.
A daily itinerary, step by step, to take your time and enjoy the local heritage.
7 days – 6 nights
From April to October
Easy to moderate level.
3 to 6 hours walking per day, average altitude difference 200 to 600 m. NO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES.
Comfortable regional hotels, guest houses and gîtes.
In double rooms (single occupancy on request and with supplement if available) with generally private bathroom facilities, but without guarantee depending on period and availability: in this case, shared bathroom facilities upstairs.
On this very popular route to Compostela, the itinerary and dates dictate the choice of accommodation: as a result, it’s impossible to guarantee the same level of comfort throughout the route.
Lunches and dinners (picnic lunch not included).
Included – You walk with only a small daypack.
A regular shuttle service is available on this route to return to the starting point (not included and to be confirmed when booking the tour) – Fare 2024: approximately $60 CAD.
Stay and hike only from day 1 to day 7
$ 1005 CAD (per person, double occupancy).
Single occupancy: upon request.
IN ADDITION, WE CAN BOOK FLIGHTS, TRANSFERS AND PRE- AND POST-TOUR HOTELS FOR YOU.
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