France - Puy Route - Walking from Cahors - Lectoure - Aire-sur-Adour

France - Puy Route - Walking from Cahors - Lectoure - Aire-sur-Adour

Walk on the Puy Route from Cahors to Aire sur Adour. 

In France the most frequented Way is The Via Podiensis which is The Way starting from Le Puy en Velay and ending in Saint Jean Pied de Port. The GR65 crosses very renown places as Le Puy, the Aubrac plateau, Conques and Cahors, up to Saint Jean Pied de Port, the famous meeting point of all European Ways.

The picturesque landscape of the White Quercy invites you on the crest footpath and to discover the Bastides. A few km later while getting close to the Tarn Valley and Moissac appreciate the lush orchard of Gascogne.This is a land punctuated with castles and medieval chapels, proud of its traditions and renown gastronomy !

Approaching Aire-sur-l’Adour, the landscape slowly changes into pinewoods and crop fields.

This is a self-guided trip which means, we provide the lodging, the meals and the luggage transfer from stage to stage, as well as a guide book and maps to find your way. In case of any trouble, enjoy English speaking phone assistance.

This walk can also be cut or start in Lectoure. Carefully chosen hotels and Guest Houses with home made meals!


This walk can be done in various stages :

From Cahors to Lectoure (9 days / 8 nights)

From Lectoure to Aire sur Adour (8 days / 7 nights)

From Aire sur Adour to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port (10 days / 9 nights)

Day 1

CAHORS - Arrive in the afternoon.
Half board in your hotel in Cahors. The Bridge Valentré on the Lot is very impressive and amazing.

Day 2

CAHORS - LASCABANNES - 23 km (14,3 miles) – 6h00 walk

Day 3

LASCABANNES - LAUZERTE - 23 km (14.3 miles)- 5h30 walk
Lauzerte is one of the Most Beautiful villages of France

Day 4

LAUZERTE - MOISSAC - 25 km (15.5 miles) - 6h00 - 5h30 walk
One of the easiest days through quiet countryside, between woodlands, crop fields, and vines. The stage ends in Moissac, where Saint-Pierre Abbey is a UNESCO World Heritage.

Day 5

MOISSAC - AUVILLAR - 21 km (13 miles)- 5h00 walk
The Camino follows the rivers all day long.Then you climb up the street entering Auvillar through the charming cobblestone square, with its ancient circular open hall and arcades. This is one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France.

Day 6

AUVILLAR - MIRADOUX – 17 km (10.5 miles) – 4H15 walk +692 m / -629 m

Day 7

MIRADOUX - LECTOURE - 15 km (9.3 miles) - 4H00 walk
Lectoure and its Cathedral Saint Gervais and its bishop Palace

Day 8

LECTOURE - LA ROMIEU - 19 km (11.8 miles) - 5H00
Collegiate church of La Romieu, XIV century, Historical Monument and World Heritage Site by Unesco

Day 9

LA ROMIEU - CONDOM - 16 km (10 miles) - 4H00
In Condom : the majestic Cathedral of Saint-Pierre, an imposing work in the Gothic style dominates the city. Attached to the cathedral, the cloister connected the bishops' private chapel to their episcopal palace

Day 10

CONDOM - MONTREAL DU GERS - 17 km (10.5 miles) - 4H15
Montréal du Gers dates back to 1255, was the first "bastide" of Armagnac, and is surrounded with vineyards.

Day 11

MONTREAL DU GERS -  EAUZE- 16 km (10 miles) - 4 h00 - +245 m / - 201 m
Capital of the Armagnac, Eauze was elected antique city with 2 archeological sites and a museum.

Day 12

EAUZE - NOGARO - 20 km (12. miles)- 5h00 + 281 m / - 329 m
In Nogaro, enjoy the traditional local food (foie gras, duck confit...).

Day 13

NOGARO - AIRE SUR ADOUR or BARECELONNE DU GERS - 28 km or 23 km (17.4 or 14.3 miles) - 7h00 + 335 m / - 346 m

Day 14


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Self guided WALKING
Duration :
14 Days
From :
1190 €

Included : see details in Dates and Prices section

2 and 3 star hotels and Guest Houses (optional 3 star hotels)

Half board (breakfasts and dinners)

Luggage transfers from hotel to hotel

An English road book and a map

English assistance for your reservation.





Starts in : Cahors. Train Station

Ends in : Lectoure. Train Station in Agen.

Ends in : Aire sur Adour


More Information :

Phone : +33 5 58 48 71 65


Customize your tour : add or remove one night or more. Upgrade the hotels.

Combine with another section of the Way

From Cahors to Lectoure : 560 € per person (7 days / 6 nights)

From Lectoure to Aire sur Adour : 620 € per person (8 days / 7 nights)

From Aire sur Adour to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port : 775 € per person (10 days / 9 nights)


See also :

Walking from Conques to Cahors via the Cele Valley

Walking from Le Puy en Velay to Conques



The soft hills of Gascogne and its gastronomy !

The numerous romanesque chapels and castles

The Historic Way from Le Puy en Velay