A scallop shell, the symbol of St James's Way Aubrac - Le Puy Route (Aveyron) Abbey Church of Sainte Foy - Conques - Le Puy route (Aveyron) Tympanum, Conques Abbey Church - Le Puy route (Aveyron) Conques - Le Puy route (Aveyron) Abbey Church of Saint Pierre - Moissac - Le Puy route (Tarn-et-Garonne) Cloister, Moissac Abbey Church - Le Puy route (Tarn et Garonne) Flaran Abbey : exhibition about St James's Way in Gers Larressingle - Arles route (Gers) Auch and the cathedral Sainte-Marie - Arles route (Gers) Basilica of Saint-Sernin - Toulouse - Arles route (Haute-Garonne) The GR78 - Pyrenean Foothills route (Ariège) Frescoes, Saint Lizier Cathedral - Pyrenean Foothills route (Ariège) Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges - Pyrenean Foothills route (Haute-Garonne)

St James's Way: the pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela

All the St James's Way walking routes pass through Occitania / Pyrenees-Mediterranean

For anyone keen to enjoy the beautiful and inspiring experience of walking one of the pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela, Occitania / Pyrenees-Mediterranean is a blessing. The region is crossed by the Le Puy route, the Arles route and the Pyrenean Foothills route, all of which are studded with treasures of religious architecture and include major staging posts such as Conques and Moissac, along footpaths alive with the presence of the pilgrims who have trod the Way to Santiago de Compostela.