Historic site and monument
in Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Camino

The Camino is a place of welcome and information for pilgrims and walkers. It is a museum-route on the theme of the road to Santiago de Compostela. Last admission to the visit 1/2 hour before closing.
Shop space, cafe, garden
Take the path of the stars and visualize the steps towards Compostela.
The scenography of the Camino immerses you in the road to Santiago de Compostela.
From its appearance in the Middle Ages to its current modernity, all the dimensions of the “Camino” are presented.
A true invitation to experience, a place of welcome, advice and meeting for the walker, it is also essential to the cultural life of Puy en Velay.
The “Camino garden café”, a place of conviviality open to all, and its garden constitute a relaxing stop at the bedside of the cathedral.
Temporary exhibitions.
Courses in English and German using touch pads. For children, a fun visit with a questionnaire adapted to their age.


Info: Pilgrim welcome by the Friends of St Jacques du Velay, sale of credentials from April 01 to October 15 with friendship drink offered from 17:00 p.m. to 19:00 p.m.
For those with a sweet tooth with waffles, or savory items with Pot'pots products such as savory lentils and risotto, dishes served from 11 a.m. until 19:30 p.m.
Further information) :
Guidelines to apply:
Wearing a mask is compulsory
Drinks are served outside only.
The tables, sufficiently separated, should not be occupied by more than 6 people.
We speak: German, English, French

Themes:

  • Historical patrimony

Visit

Average duration of the individual visit: 45 min.
Average duration of the group visit: 60 min.
Minimum group size: 20 people
Minimum group size: 25 people

Language(s) of the visit

German, English, French

Individual visit services

  • Unguided individual tours permanently

Group visit services

  • Guided group tours on request

Opening

Opening hours from July 01 to August 31, 2024
MondayOpen from 11 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 11 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 11 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 11 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
FridayOpen from 11 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 11 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
SundayOpen from 11 p.m. to 19:30 p.m.
Info: Pilgrim welcome by the Friends of St Jacques du Velay, information, free friendship drink, sale of credentials from April 01 to October 15 from 17:00 p.m. to 19:00 p.m.
Opening hours from September 01 to October 15, 2024
MondayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
FridayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SundayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Info: Pilgrim welcome by the Friends of St Jacques du Velay, information, free friendship drink, sale of credentials from April 01 to October 15 from 17:00 p.m. to 19:00 p.m.
Opening hours from April 01 to June 30, 2025
MondayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
FridayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SundayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Info: Pilgrim welcome by the Friends of St Jacques du Velay, information, free friendship drink, sale of credentials from April 01 to October 15 from 17:00 p.m. to 19:00 p.m.

Prices

PricesMin.Max.
Reduced price

2 €-
Adult
4 €-
Kids

2 €-
Adult group

2 €-
Children group

1 €-
Free for 20 paying people
Free for children under: 12 years old

Payment methods

  • Bank / credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Bank transfer

Services

Equipments

  • Elevator
  • Bar
  • Toilets
  • Screening Room

Services

  • Educational visits
  • Shop
  • Tourist Documentation
  • Tourist information
  • Guided tours

Activities on site

  • Animation
  • Children's entertainment
  • Concert
  • Temporary exhibitions

Home animals

NOT_ACCEPTED

Adapted tourism

Adapted service: Independent wheelchair accessible
From 4 € / adult

Address

2 rue de la Manécanterie
43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
How do I get there?

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