France - The Vezelay Way between Bourges and Perigueux - 3 star hotels.

France - The Vezelay Way between Bourges and Perigueux - 3 star hotels.

Self-guided walking tour in 3*** comfortable accommodations

The Vezelay Route starts in Le Vézelay, a hilltop city crowned by a the Basilica Saint Madeleine, from the vineyards of Burgundy in central France to the foot of the Pyrenees and the Spanish border to Saint Jean Pied de Port where several other routes converge. 900 km in 43 walking days crossing a wide variety of wooded and cultivated terrain and a rich History. 

 

This leg starting in Bourges covers 20 stages to Perigueux, in Perigord at the door of Bordeaux area.

 

The accommodation is mainly in 3*** star accommodations.

 

You will follow the waymarked path, cross wooded lands and pastures and many places of cults.

 

You can decide to add rest days in the largest cities as Limoges, Chateauroux or Perigueux

Day 1

BOURGES : Arrive in Bourges To visit: the splendid St Etienne Cathedral and many interesting chapels and churches

Day 2

BOURGES => CHAROST - Stage of 26 km – 6h30 of walking
After leaving Bourges and Villeneuve-sur-Cher (church and fortified bridge over the Cher River) you will reach Charost To visit: St Michel 12th century church, cloister remains of the Abbey Notre Dame d’Issoudun.

Day 3

CHAROST => NEUVY PAILLOUX -
Stage of 24 km, 6h00 of walking. A small stage to relax between 2 larger stages. St Georges sur Arnon (roman portal) and arrive in Issoudun. To visit: St Cyr and Ste Juliette, Basilique Notre Dame du Sacré-Cœur, the ancient hospital (leprosarium)

Day 4

NEUVY PAILLOUX => CHATEAUROUX
Stage of 24 km – 6h00 of walking A very peaceful road leads to the small village of Thizay. Continue your way to Neuvy Pailloux To visit : St Laurent Church and the clock tower.

Day 5

CHATEAUROUX => ARGENTON
Stage of 29 km - 7h00

Day 6

ARGENTON => CARGILESSE
Stage of 18 km - 5h00

Day 7

CARGILESSE => CROZANT
Stage of 23 km - 5h30

Day 8

CROZANT => LA SOUTERRAINE
Stage of 25 km - 6H00

Day 9

LA SOUTERRAINE => LE GRAND BOURG
Stage of 22 km - 5h00

Day 10

LE GRAND BOURG => BOURGANEUF
Stage of 24 km - 5h30

Day 11

BOURGANEUF => MOISSANNES
Stage of 23 km - 5h30

Day 12

MOISSANNES => LIMOGES
Stage of 28 km - 7h00

Day 13

LIMOGES => SAINT MARTIN LE VIEUX
Stage of 21 km - 5h00

Day 14

SAINT MARTIN LE VIEUX => CHALUS
Stage of 22 km - 5h30

Day 15

CHALUS => LA COQUILLE
Stage of 18 km - 4h30

Day 16

LA COQUILLE => THIVIERS
Stage of 19 km - 5h00

Day 17

THIVIERS => SORGES
Stage of 18 km - 4h30

Day 18

SORGES => PERIGUEUX
Stage of 23 km - 5h30

Day 19

PERIGUEUX => DOUVILLE
Stage of 24 km - 5h45

Day 20

DOUVILLE => BERGERAC
Stage of 24 km - 5h45

Day 21

BERGERAC
END OF THE TOUR AFTER BREAKFAST

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Self guided WALKING
Level
VEZELAY ROUTE
Duration :
21 Days
From :
2200 €

Included : (see details in Dates and Prices section)

3 star hotels and comfortable guest houses- Half Board

Luggage transfer

An English road book and a map.

English speaking assistance for your reservation

 

Starts in : Bourges

Ends in : Perigueux

 

Access :  train station.

 

Information : click on "ask for more information"

Phone Cecile : +33 5 58 48 71 65

 

Customize your tour : add or remove one night or more, combine with another section of the Vezelay Route or with the Camino


Highlights

Bourges Cathedral

Many religious treasures

The Perigord