Guided tour of the old town and the cathedral of Le Puy-en-Velay classed UNESCO world heritage due to its position at the start of the Santiago de Compostela way. Duration : 2 hours.
Guided tour of Le Puy-en-Velay with a guide.
Duration: 2 hours
35 people maximum
Your group will be welcomed by a guide from the Pays d'art et d'histoire,
departure for the pedestrian tour of the city of Le Puy-en-Velay. Visit of Notre Dame du Puy Cathedral, a masterpiece of Romanesque art (UNESCO’s World Heritage of Humanity) and walk around the old city.
During the visit, the guide will tell you about the main monuments of the city, the Corneille and Saint-Michel d'Aiguilhe rocks, the Hôtel-Dieu classed UNESCO world heritage due to its position at the start of the Santiago de Compostela way. You will learn about the history of this pilgrimage city which is also crossing point of the GR 65, the Saint James, or Santiago de Compostela way to Spain.
The guide will also tell you the history of lacemaking and give you information on local products, the PDO (Protected designation of Origin) Le Puy green lentils and the famous Velay verbena liqueur.
A walk in the heart of a very old city.
Visit in French :
Week : 100 €
Sundays and holidays : 150 €
Visit in foreign language :
Week : 120 €
Sundays and holidays : 170 €
Duration : 2 hours.
Modes de paiement
- Bank/credit card
- Travellers Cheque
- Credit transfer
All year round, daily.