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Chemin St Jacques
          Part one

This is 15 night/16 day adventure starts  and ends in Paris. We will walk approximately 125 miles from Le Puy-en-Velay, France to Conques, France on the historic Chemin St. Jacques.

May 13- May 28, 2023


 Trip includes:

-Welcome celebration that includes a sunset cruise up to the Eifffel Tower from the Bastille locks.

-15 nights lodging

- 9 dinners

- Train transfer to Le Puy from Paris and From Conques back to Paris

-Baggage Transfer


Day One

We will meet in Paris at our hotel near Gare du Lyon. We will see the City of Lights from our private boat cruise from the Locks of Bastille to the Eiffel tour and back. 


Day Two

We will walk to Gare de Lyon and board the train to Le Puy-en-Velay. Let your body recover from jet-lag while you enjoy the scenic French countryside from the train window.


Day Three

We will stay in Le-Puy-en-Velay today. Explore the 12th-century cathedral, climb the steps to the iconic Rocher Saint-Michel d' Aiguilhe, chapel that was built in the year 951AD on top of a 2,000,000 year old volcanic rock or just relax with a glass of wine and people watch in the town plaza.  Later that evening, we will attend a reception  hosted by Camino volunteers to meet other pilgrims who we will see on the trail over the days to come.


Day Four

Today we begin our walk on the Chemin Saint Jacques also known as The Via Podensis.

Le-Puy-en-Velay to Montbonnet - Approximately 11 miles


Day Five

Montbonnet to Monistrol d'allier - 10.5 miles


Day Six

Monistrol d'Allier to Saugues - 10 miles


Day Seven

Saugues to Les Sauvage - 15 miles


Day Eight

Les Sauvage to Aumont Aubrac 19 miles

Today is the most challenging of all of the days. But the sense of accomplishment that you will fell afterward is so worth it!


Day Nine

Aumont Aubrac to Montgros - 10.5 miles


Day Ten

Montgros to St. Chely d'Aubrac - 13.6 miles


Day Eleven

St. Chely d'Aubrac to St. Come d'Olt   - 13.7 miles


Day Twelve

St. Come d'Olt to Estaing - 10 miles

We will walk through 3 villages that are listed as the most beautiful villages in France!

Medieval bridge over Lot with castle in village of Estaing. Aveyron, France._edited.jpg

Day Thirteen

Estaing to Senergues  - 6 miles

This is a short day of walking designed to give us the opportunity to explore 


Day Fourteen

Senergues to Conques - 6 miles


Day Fifteen

Wake up, have a leisurely breakfast and still have time to explore Conques before we make our way back to Paris.


Day Sixteen

Last day of our adventure together.

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