Stopover gîte / stay
in Le Puy-en-Velay

Gîte La Découverte

Welcome to Gîte La Découverte! In the historic heart of Puy-en-Velay (starting town of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela), discover this modern and comfortable establishment which can accommodate up to 14 people.
Ground floor: direct entrance from rue Grangevieille: small space with reception furniture, large living room with dining area (2 large tables and 14 matching chairs), relaxation area with 4 club armchairs and coffee table, … equipped kitchen area (sink, hob made up of 4 ceramic hobs, electric oven, microwave oven, refrigerator with freezer, dishwasher, Senseo coffee machine, kettle, toaster, crockery, utensils and cookware kitchen, …).

Private sanitary facilities: 3 modern and independent showers, 3 independent washbasins and 3 WCs, 2 of which have washbasins.

Laundry room available to travelers: sink, washing machine (fee payable with detergent provided), dryer (fee payable), ironing board and iron, drying line, household utensils (broom, bucket, mop, vacuum cleaner, cleaning products). 'interview, …). The laundry room can also be used as a technical room to store bicycles/mountain bikes or sports equipment.

Secure lockers available to travelers.

Central warm-heater City fuel).

WIFI (free and secure connection).
Gîte equipped with fire extinguishers and smoke detectors.

Services on request (paid services):
– breakfasts,
– lunch baskets,
– meals prepared by a caterer (restaurant l’Ecu d’Or),
- household,
- bedding,
- towels,

1st floor: dormitory with 14 90×190 cm bunk beds. Each bed has a blackout curtain, individual headboard lighting and an electrical outlet. Reading corner (2 club armchairs) with books on the region.

Clean and new bedding. Duvets and pillows provided.

All shops, services, entertainment and transport on site.
SNCF station and bus station. Taxis.

Numerous leisure and outdoor activities: hiking, cycling, horseback riding, fishing, golf, municipal swimming pool (La Vague), etc. Greenway and walk along the Borne (river).

The La Découverte gîte is located on several long-distance hiking trails: at the start of the Chemin de Saint-Jacques de Compostela (GR65), on the Chemin de Saint-Régis (GR 430) and on the Chemin de Stevenson (GR 70), …

Every Saturday morning, market on the Place du Plot around the town hall and on the Place du Marché Couvert: Green Puy AOP lentils, farm cheeses, market garden products, artisanal cold meats, small red fruits, etc.

Visit to Puy-en-Velay (European capital of the Camino de Saint Jacques de Compostela, UNESCO World Heritage Site): Cloister and Cathedral of Notre-Dame du Puy, Rocher Corneille and Statue Notre-Dame de France, Hôtel-Dieu, Terre de Géants Digital Chapel, Crozatier Museum, Rocher and Chapelle Saint-Michel d 'Aiguilhe, National Lace Conservatory Workshop, Polignac Fortress, …

This establishment is not suitable for people with reduced mobility (PRM).

The +: establishment that can be privatized (price conditions to be discussed directly with the owner).
We speak: English, French

Location details

  • In the city
  • Public transport stop within 500 m
  • River at -5 km
  • GR route within 1 km
  • In the historic center


Total capacity: 14
Number of dormitories: 1

Type of accommodation

  • Building / Residence


Opening hours from March 30 to October 12, 2024
MondayOpen from 16 a.m. to 10 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 16 a.m. to 10 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 16 a.m. to 10 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 16 a.m. to 10 p.m.
FridayOpen from 16 a.m. to 10 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 16 a.m. to 10 p.m.
SundayOpen from 16 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • All year round from 16 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Night + breakfast

26 €-
Free management package / night

380 €1490 €

(Breakfast on request.)

Payment method

  • Bank / credit card
  • Cash
  • Bank transfer



  • Sustainable development equipment
  • Parking nearby
  • Management of waste


  • Free management
  • Sheets rental
  • Wifi Internet access
  • Tourist Documentation
  • Linen rental
  • Complimentary wireless internet access


  • Heating
  • Private Wifi Internet access
  • Private toilets
  • Bunk beds
  • Free Wi-Fi private Internet access
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Shower
  • Oven
  • Collective washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Collective clothes dryer
  • Microwave
  • Living room / Dining room
  • Ceramic hob
  • 90 cm bed
  • Ironing equipment
  • family room
  • Coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Coffee machine
  • Comforter

Activities on site

  • Hike / walk
  • Pedestrian sports

Home animals



18, rue Grangevieille
43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
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