Walkthe routes of the Camino de Santiago
All roads lead to santiago!
Figeac is located about 1300 kilometers from Santiago de Compostela..
Departing from Figeac, you can take the GR65 or opt for one of its variants, through the Célé Valley or along the Rocamadour Route.
At a crossroads of routes
Pays de Figeac is criss-crossed by the mythical Puy road, also known as the Via Podiensis, one of the four main roads taken as early as the 12th century to reach the Spanish sanctuary of Santiago de Compostela.
A brief history
Although the pilgrimage to Santiago dates back to the Middle Ages, the current GR65 is less than... 50 years old! It was created in the 1970s, inspired by medieval texts. Today, the Puy road is the route most commonly taken by pilgrims.
Curiosities on the Camino de Santiago
Along these routes, mute witnesses tell the tale of the many pilgrims they have seen through the...