Camino Le Puy Way: Stages 5 & 6

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Camino Le Puy Way: Stages 5 & 6

  • The beautiful countryside in the heart of Gascony, with its rolling hills and vineyards
  • Savouring a glass of floc, the local aperitif based on the same recipe since the 16th century
  • Exploring the old town of St Jean Pied de Port, the end point of the Camino Le Puy Way
  • The gorgeous landscapes of La Gers which is often called the “Tuscany of France”
  • Beholding the snow-capped vistas of the distant Pyrenees Mountains
  • Become immersed in the Basque culture, history and language
Stages 5 & 6 of the Camino Le Puy Way takes you through the regions of La Gers and Gascony, the cultivated landscapes of the Armagnac vineyards, the Béarn, the French Basque and into the foothills of the Pyrenees. Throughout the surrounding countryside are vineyards as this region is well-known for its Armagnac and floc, an aperitif which has had the same recipe since the 16th century. The heart of Gascony is also famous for the Dukes of Gascony and Alexandre Dumas, the novelist who wrote the Three Musketeers and immortalized the hero D’Artagnan. Midway through your tour you stay in Montreal du Gers, one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France and a traditional bastide town. The tour finishes in St Jean Pied de Port, a fortified town only 8km from the Spanish border and the old capital of the Basque province of Lower Navarre.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Lectoure Day 2 Lectoure to La Romieu 12 miles / 19 km Day 3 La Romieu to Condom 10 miles / 16 km Day 4 Condom to Montreal du Gers 11 miles / 17 km Day 5 Montreal du Gers to Eauze 10 miles / 16 km Day 6 Eauze to Nogaro 13 miles / 20 km Day 7 Nogaro to Aire sur l’Adour 18 miles / 29 km Day 8 Aire sur l’Adour to Miramont Sensacq Day 9 Miramont Sensacq to Larreule Day 10 Pomps to Maslacq 18 miles / 28 km Day 11 Maslacq to Navarrenx 15 miles / 23 km Day 12 Navarrenx to Lichos 10 miles / 15 km Day 13 Lichos to St Palais 16 miles / 25 km Day 14 St Palais to Larceveau 11 miles / 17 km Day 15 Larceveau to St Jean Pied de Port 12 miles / 18 km Day 16 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 10kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 10kg is equivalent to 18 lattes.

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