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Way of Saint James Bern to Santiago de Compostela from Les Abrets to Le Puy-en-Velay (215km)

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

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POIs Way of Saint James from Les Abrets to Le Puy-en-Velay

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Start End Name Type Distance from Les Abrets (km approximate) Shortest distance to Way of Saint James (km) Website
Les Abrets
Village 0.0 0.02
Charancieu
Village 2.8 0.72
Saint-Ondras
Village 6.1 0.70
Valencogne
Village 8.2 0.11
Le Pin
Village 16.3 0.12
Oyeu
Village 22.3 0.95
Colombe
Village 26.6 1.39
Le Grand-Lemps
Village 27.6 0.29
Bévenais
Village 29.6 0.14
La Frette
Village 32.4 0.41
Saint-Hilaire-de-la-Côte
Village 36.1 0.63
Gillonnay
Village 38.5 0.82
La Côte-Saint-André
Village 41.2 0.15
Balbins
Village 44.7 0.40
Ornacieux
Village 45.6 0.03
Penol
Village 47.9 0.88
Faramans
Village 50.4 0.03
Pommier-de-Beaurepaire
Village 55.7 0.09
Pisieu
Village 61.2 0.31
Revel-Tourdan
Village 63.3 0.06
Primarette
Village 66.5 1.35
Moissieu-sur-Dolon
Village 69.9 1.11
Bellegarde-Poussieu
Village 73.9 0.17
Saint-Romain-de-Surieu
Village 82.4 0.43
La Chapelle-de-Surieu
Village 83.8 1.41
Assieu
Village 87.1 0.39
Cheyssieu
Village 91.7 1.45
Auberives-sur-Varèze
Village 91.4 0.52
Clonas-sur-Varèze
Village 94.2 0.06
Saint-Alban-du-Rhône
Village 98.2 0.76
Chavanay
Village 101 0.09
Malleval
Village 106 1.16
Lupé
Village 108 1.44
Bessey
Village 107 0.12
Roisey
Village 110 1.22
Maclas
Village 111 1.09
Véranne
Village 112 0.61
Saint-Appolinard
Village 115 0.48
Saint-Julien-Molin-Molette
Village 119 0.03
Bourg-Argental
Village 127 0.08
Saint-Sauveur-en-Rue
Village 135 0.31
Saint-Julien-Molhesabate
Village 150 1.32
Montfaucon-en-Velay
Village 161 0.09
Raucoules
Village 162 0.62
Tence
Village 171 0.03
Saint-Jeures
Village 179 0.06
Araules
Village 183 0.11
Queyrières
Village 190 0.27
Saint-Julien-Chapteuil
Village 197 0.06
Saint-Pierre-Eynac
Village 200 1.01
Saint-Germain-Laprade
Village 205 0.09
Brives-Charensac
Village 212 0.75
Le Monteil
Village 212 1.06
Chadrac
Village 213 0.50
Aiguilhe
Village 214 0.14
Le Puy-en-Velay
Town 215 0.10
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Route from Les Abrets (Village) to Le Puy-en-Velay (Town)
Shortest distance from Les Abrets to the Way of Saint James: 0.02 km
Length of the displayed part of the Way of Saint James: 215 km
Shortest distance from Way of Saint James to Le Puy-en-Velay: 0.10 km
Total distance Les Abrets - Le Puy-en-Velay approximately 215 km

Elevation
Total ascent 5,542 m
Total Descent 5,245 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 Les Abrets
Distance on the Way of Saint James from Bern 332 km
Distance to Way of Saint James 0.02 km
Santiago de Compostela 1,711 km
Type Village
Elevation 382 m

End 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

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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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