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, to travel the 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.
For any traveller interested in history, art, culture and gastronomy the Camino de Santiago certainly ranks as one of the most spectacular trips in the world. On this tour you’ll immerse yourself in this potentially life-changing experience as you travel through rugged Auvergne countryside, to towns of historical superiority, over the beautiful Massif Central and through lively cultural hotspots. So, come and test your legs, lungs and loyalty on this classic pilgrimage, following in the footsteps of the saintly, the devout and the energetic of centuries past.