8 days/7 nights, with 6 days walking


Any start date between May 1 and September 15


13 to 24 km daily (7 to 14 miles), averaging 18.5 km (11.5 miles)

This trip is suited to experienced hikers

On most days there are climbs and descents which can be steep and require caution if the weather is wet


Classic Accommodation:   US$1220             
Single suppl. classic: US$520       
   

  • 7 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 4 dinners
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Luggage transfers

The tour starts in the town of Aumont-Aubrac, about 400 km south of Paris.

There are several trains every day from Paris. The trip takes around seven hours and usually requires at least one change.

You depart from the tour area by way of Rodez where you can connect to trains to Paris or other destinations.

Randonnée Tours

France

Chemin St. Jacques Hiking 8 Days - Aumont Start
Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims who, for over a thousand years, travelled through France on their way to the shrine of the Apostle James the Elder at Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Follow the Grande Randonnée (GR) 65, a long distance walking path, that follows first 200 km of the Way of St. James from Le Puy to Conques. Cross the rugged countryside of the Auvergne and the Massif Central, through picturesque towns and past the roadside crosses, chapels, and looming fortresses that marked the way for the faithful in centuries past.


 

Hotel Prouheze,

Aumont d’Aubrac

This 3-star hotel has comfortable rooms equipped with all modern amenities.

Auberge la Maison de Rosalie,

Montgros

The Auberge de la Maison Rosalie is an unpretentious 2-star hotel with modern facilities.  It serves a simple ‘menu du jour’ to its hotel guests.

Hotel des Voyageurs,

Saint Chely d’Aubrac

The Hotel des Voyageurs has bright and cheerful rooms.

The hotel has been in the same family for four generations, and the restaurant offers delicious regional specialties.

Hotel des voyageurs,

Saint Come d’Olt

A small 2-star hotel with comfortable rooms in the centre of the village. 

Aux Armes d’Estaing,

Estaing

The Hotel Aux Armes d’Estaing is a very good hotel overlooking the Lot valley. The large dining room has a fine stone fireplace in which the chef cooks a range of regional specialities.

Hotel de la Vallee,

Espeyrac

This small hotel, owned by the family Marragou, offers a warm welcome.

The hotel has a pleasant restaurant and bar.

Auberge de saint Jacques,

Conques

Located in the heart of the medieval village and just in front of the famous Abbey Sainte Foy, this 2-star hotel has a very good restaurant with regional specialties.


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