Chemin de Compostelle en Aveyron, France
The Puy-en-Velay road links Le Puy-en-Velay to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port for 750 kilometres. It crosses the department of Aveyron, the magnificent landscapes of Aubrac, the abbey church of Conques, a major place of medieval pilgrimage. The route sees nearly 20,000 pilgrims pass through it every year. The city of Conques has more than 1 million visitors. Several bridges and trail sections are inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List as part of the "Chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France".
Video on YouTube: 3 minutes 28 seconds. By Agence française des chemins de Compostelle
Contact person: Cathy Andrieu
Postal address: 4, rue Clémence Isaure, 31000 Toulouse
Open Street Map/GPS location: Chemin de Compostelle en Aveyron
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Length: 100 km
Credits/ Recognitions / Awards:
- Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe
- UNESCO World Heritage sites along the route
- Occitanie Great Sites along the route