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The Santiago de Compostela route

  • Distance
    350 km
  • Average duration
    20 jours

The Santiago de Compostela route

GR65 - Hike the legendary Via Podiensis from Le Puy en Velay to Moissac. A historic route that will take you through Velay, Margeride and Aubrac before discovering the Lot Valley: Conques, Figeac and Cahors.

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Tailor-made transportation
your transportation on demand
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Bicycle transport
With bike trailer or bicycle rack
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Vehicle transfer
Find your car at the end of your hike
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Luggage locker on request
we store your luggage safe during your hike
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The Via Podiensis is the best known and the most frequented of the Ways of St. James. As such, this route is very well marked, with a substantial offer of accommodations along the way.

The route is exceptional. You’ll first cross the Velay and its volcanoes, the Margeride and the meadows of Aubrac for a succession of small mountain ranges and territories, each of which has its own identity. 

The route will then take you to Haut Quercy and its Causses, then its vineyards and orchards before discovering Moissac.

It's also an opportunity to discover cities full of historyle Puy en Velay with its cathedral and its virgin, Conques and its abbey or Cahors and Moissac.

 

Good to know

  • Between Figeac and Cahors:

In addition to the GR 65, we also provide baggage transportation on the Rocamadour Variant and the Célé Valley.

  • In Spain, from the border to Santiago de Compostela

In collaboration with Spanish partners, we also offer baggage transportation on the Camino francés (from St Jean Pied de Port) and the Camino del norte (from Irún).

 

Classical stages

  • Le Puy en Velay - Saint Privat d’Alllier
  • Saint Privat d’Allier - Saugues
  • Saugues - Domaine du Sauvage
  • Domaine du Sauvage - Aumont Aubrac
  • Aumont Aubrac - Nasbinals
  • Nasbinals - Saint Chély d’Aubrac
  • Saint Chély d’Aubrac - Espalion
  • Espalion - Golinhac
  • Golinhac - Conques
  • Conques - Decazeville
  • Decazeville - Figeac
  • Figeac - Ussac
  • Ussac - Limogne en Quercy
  • Limogne en Quercy - Lalbenque
  • Lalbenque - Cahors
  • Cahors - Lascabanes
  • Lascabanes - Lauzerte
  • Lauzerte - Moissac


 

Practical information

Tourism & accommodation


FFRandonnée Comité Haute-Loire

https://mongr.fr

 Accommodations between Le Puy and Figeac (updated in March 2020).
 

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