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Way of Saint James Bern to Santiago de Compostela from Le Puy-en-Velay to Saint-Jean-Mirabel (243km)

Hiking map, Points of Interest, Elevation graph and GPS File

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POIs Way of Saint James from Le Puy-en-Velay to Saint-Jean-Mirabel

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Start End Name Type Distance from Le Puy-en-Velay (km approximate) Shortest distance to Way of Saint James (km) Website
Le Puy-en-Velay
Town 0.0 0.10
Espaly-Saint-Marcel
Village 2.2 0.85
Vals-près-le-Puy
Village 3.3 0.77
Saint-Christophe-sur-Dolaison
Village 9.0 0.03
Saugues
Village 41.8 0.05
Grèzes
Village 49.3 1.30
Chanaleilles
Village 55.8 0.52
Saint-Alban
Village 73.7 0.22
Saint-Alban-sur-Limagnole
Village 74.4 0.07
Aumont-Aubrac
Village 89.4 0.02
La Chaze-de-Peyre
Village 94.2 0.04
Marchastel
Village 112 1.37
Nasbinals
Village 115 0.01
Espalion
Village 154 0.14
Bessuéjouls
Village 159 0.58
Estaing
Village 167 0.14
Golinhac
Village 181 0.20
Espeyrac
Village 189 0.17
Sénergues
Village 192 0.02
Montignac
Village 202 1.01
Montignac
Village 202 0.97
Conques
Village 201 0.02
Noailhac
Village 209 0.01
La Bessenoits
Village 216 0.71
Saint-Michel
Village 218 0.42
Agnac
Village 219 1.15
Decazeville
Village 221 0.63
Livinhac-le-Haut
Village 226 0.05
Montmurat
Village 232 1.36
Montredon
Village 231 0.15
Saint-Félix
Village 241 0.07
Saint-Jean-Mirabel
Village 243 0.08
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With this last selection method, exactly any desired stage can be displayed. (Current view: starting point 546.74 km end point 789.59 km)

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Selected part Way of Saint James

Route from Le Puy-en-Velay (Town) to Saint-Jean-Mirabel (Village)
Shortest distance from Le Puy-en-Velay to the Way of Saint James: 0.10 km
Length of the displayed part of the Way of Saint James: 243 km
Shortest distance from Way of Saint James to Saint-Jean-Mirabel: 0.08 km
Total distance Le Puy-en-Velay - Saint-Jean-Mirabel approximately 243 km

Elevation
Total ascent 9,320 m
Total Descent 9,656 m
The elevation data contains minor measurement errors which can cause the total ascent and the total decent to be too high.
The altitude differences on the routes from the starting point to the hiking route and from the walking route to the endpoint are not included in the totals!

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The calculation is an approximation. The actual duration varies per person and also depends on the terrain and the weather conditions.
The formula used to calculate the walking time: Walkingtime = distance / horizontalspeed + ( totalascent / ascentspeed + totaldescent / descentspeed)/2

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Info selected point (s)

Start point Le Puy-en-Velay
Distance on the Way of Saint James from Bern 547 km
Distance to Way of Saint James 0.10 km
Santiago de Compostela 1,496 km
Type Town
Elevation 688 m

End point Saint-Jean-Mirabel
Distance on the Way of Saint James from Bern 790 km
Distance to Way of Saint James 0.08 km
Santiago de Compostela 1,253 km
Type Village
Elevation 345 m

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Notes on the map and the table

The routes of the Ways of Saint James come from the website of the Dutch Genootschap van Sint Jacob (Society of Saint James) www.santiago.nl. The POI come from www.openstreetmap.org.The POI are selected with the website overpass-turbo.eu.
Heights have been added to Waymarkedtrails tracks using the website gpsvisualizer.com.

The exact locations of Cities, Towns, Villages and Hamlets are based on the locations that Openstreetmap or Google Maps gives. Usually this is somewhere in the center.

The distances in the table and on the map are an approximation!! This is because the actual routes from the Way of Saint James to the POI are not included.
The distance from a Point Of Interest (POI) to the Way of Saint James is the shortest distance to the Way of Saint James in a direct line.

The distances between two POIs (point 1 and point 2) are calculated as follows
Total distance = Distance point 1 to nearest point on the Way of Saint James + Distance point 2 to nearest point on the Way of Saint James + Distance between the two nearest points on the Way of Saint James

If points 1 and 2 are close to the Way of Saint James, the calculated distance is usually a good approximation.
If one of the two points is situated further from Way of Saint James, the actual distance may differ (significantly) from the calculated distance.

It is recommended to check the route from a starting point to the Way of Saint James and from the Way of Saint James to the end of a stage! This may e.g. by zooming in on the map and checking for a path or road from the starting point to the Way of Saint James and from the Way of Saint James to the end point.

The track of the Way of Saint James is from different sources and may include errors. Also, the recorded POIs may include errors! It is recommended to check the track and points before walking the path!

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