New added Pilgrim route popular
The addition of the pilgrim route of the (the Chemin du Puy in French) has been well received. says Jill Grant of A Walker’s World. It starts near Lyon in the town of Le-Puy-en Velay and follows a route past many historic towns, high plateaux, limestone valleys and beautiful landscapes to arrive at St Jean Pied de Port, the starting point of the Camino de Santiago across northern Spain. Jill Grant says there are five stages of the Pilgrim route that generates interest up to 724 kms. ‘Walkers can choose which stages they wish to do according to their time constraints. ‘Our pick would be stage four, which traverses Le Gers and Gascony regions, for their traditional bastide towns and incredible gastronomy. This nine-day walk is $1196 based on share twin with breakfast and luggage transfers included. Walkers can start any day and this section is graded moderate with an average day of 16 km walking and up to a maximum of 20km. firstname.lastname@example.org.