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from La Chaise-Dieu to le Puy, on foot or by bike

  • Distance
    55 km
  • Average duration
    2 - 3 jours
  • situation

from La Chaise-Dieu to le Puy, on foot or by bike

From the abbey of La Chaise-Dieu to the city of Le Puy-en-Velay, enjoy your hike and let us take care of your luggage

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The route from La Chaise-Dieu to Le Puy-en-Velay is a walking tour that can be covered in 3 days. Over a distance of 55 km, it will lead you to the discovery of two major historical sites of the Haute-Loire.

You can admire the imposing Abbey of La Chaise-Dieu, famous for its Gothic architecture and classical music festival. This hike will then take you through the villages of Allègre with its medieval village and its “gallows” then Saint-Paulien and its collegiate church. Finally, your trip will end at the historical city of Le Puy-en-Velay, starting point of the Santiago de Compostela route, the via Podiensis.


Classical stages:

  • Step 1 : la Chaise-Dieu - Allègre, 21 km (5:15 walk)
  • Step 2 : Allègre - Saint-Paulien, 16.5 km (4:15 walk)
  • Step 3 : Saint-Paulien - le Puy-en-Velay, 17 km (4:30 walk)


Practical information

FFRandonnée & TopoGuides (guide book) :

FFRandonnée Haute-Loire 

Les Randofiches de la Chaise-Dieu au Puy-en-Velay

Accommodations & Tourist information

Office de Tourisme du Puy-en-Velay

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