Are you looking for your next Camino challenge? Maybe one of the Camino de Santiago routes in France will get you excited. The routes in France vary in length, scenery and the degrees of difficulty but they are all historical routes taken by pilgrims who were making their way of the Santiago de Compostela. These stunning trails have less pilgrims walking then you can expect on the main Camino trail but they offer time for reflection, peaceful walking and a unique Camino experience.
Length: Up to 32 nights/736 kms
Highlights: Villages with fairytale features, the peaceful Aubrac plateau, the Medieval bridge in Espalion, the village of Conques and the Saint Pierre Abbey.
Length: Up to 34 nights/771 kms
Highlights: Visit the shrine of Saint-Gilles, Canal du Midi, charming french villages of Castres and Jaka.
Length: Up to 39 nights/892 kms
Highlights: Visit Vezelay’s UNESCO listed abbey, Taste the local french delicacies, Explore the hills of the Limousin region and the valleys of Périgord
Highlights: Forest trails, the 16th century castle in Tramayes, the views at Mont Saint-Rigaud, vineyards, the 9th Benedictine abbey in Charlieu, Loire Valley.
Each of these routes offer historic sites, quaint villages and rural trails. If you have been thinking about starting your Camino journey these routes are worth learning about. For more information about the Camino de Santiago routes in France you can contact one of our travel specialists.