Pathway of St-Jacques de Compostelle

Chemin de St Jacques de Compostelle

Pathway of St-Jacques de Compostelle (GR 65)

Logo Saint Jacques
Logo Saint Jacques

Long-distance hike GR 65, is inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage. First Cultural Route of the Council of Europe.
The Path of Puy : 14 days for this part of the pilgrimage of Compostelle, from Puy to Figeac.
Among the four pilgrims' roads, this "Route du Puy" is probably the best known. It is also the first one to have been classified path GR®, being as closely as possible to the historical reality. It is also the most appealing to wander through, with the wild beauty of some of its sections and the majesty of its great monuments of faith along it.
That you are pilgrims or hiking enthusiasts, following this path shaped by more than a thousand years is a unique experience, a human adventure, a different way of travelling to discover superb landscapes and a remarkable heritage.

Map of the Pathway

Carte du chemin de St Jacques de Compostelle

Carte du chemin de St Jacques de Compostelle

Accommodations and groceries in Golinhac and Espeyrac,
2 stop-off villages of the Pays d'Entraygues on the GR 65


  • Fonteilles : camping on the farm and guest houses - Massip : Rest house l'Orée du Chemin
  • Village of Golinhac :
    • Grocery VIVAL (fruits, vegetables, local products, bread delivered, gas delivered, tobacconist's, newpapers)
    • Tourist Hub Bellevue (Rest house (welcoming horses) le Radal, rest house Le Bellevue, campsite Bellevue***/chalets, 3 rest houses)
    • Hotel-Restaurant "La Bastide d'Olt"
    • Guest house "Les Rochers", grocery shop
    • Guest houses 'La Landette' et rest house "le petit St Jacques" at the top of the village
    • Battédou : Rest houses, guest houses, camping at the farm (2km from the GR)
    • Bessoles : Guest houses ou rest house on the farm
    • La Brousse : Elo's Woodhouses in the trees


  • Village  of Espeyrac
    • Grocery and bread delivered: Espeyr'étape
    • Hotel-Restaurant of la Vallée
    • Municipal rest house
    • Liris : rest house pilgrim

To prepare your circuit

Sur les pas de St Jacques
Sur les pas de St Jacques

How-to book and the discovery of the VIA PODIENSIS from Puy en Velay (43) to Livinhac le Haut (12) :

available at the Tourist Office

Topo guide "Chemin des St Jacques"
Topo guide "Chemin des St Jacques"

Walking Guide « Sentier vers St Jacques de Compostelle » (Le Puy - Figeac) :

édition FFRP, réf. n°651, on sale in bookshops

What's new

  • The website on which you can find all the useful informations and more, on the section from Aubrac to Conques.
  • You can download the phone app « sentier de Saint-Jacques » to discover all the patrimonial, cultural and useful  informations between Aubrac and Conques on your smartphone, including off-line access.
  • Interpretative signs mark out the 80km between Aubrac and Conques, to enable you to discover and understand the whole heritage visible from the pathway : monuments, landscape, geology, rural life...
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