Known and recognized for being the historical starting point for pilgrims to Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle on the Via Podiensis, Le Puy-en-Velay today claims its position as a crossroads for long-distance hiking trails (GR®) In France !

Le Puy-en-Velay

Crossroads of long-distance hiking trails

All roads lead to Puy-en-Velay! The city is both a starting point, an arrival point but also a crossing point for numerous roaming trails. 8 long-distance hiking routes have the capital of Velay in common!

5 gr® start at Puy-en-Velay

2 GR® cross Puy-en-Velay

Without forgetting of course the paths of Saint-Jacques upstream of Puy-en-Velay with the GR®65 Path of Saint-Jacques – Geneva route (via Gebennensis) and GR®765 Path of Saint-Jacques - Cluny Way et way of Lyon.

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