Every journey begins with a first step ...

The Jerusalem Way is the world's longest pilgrimage and international peace and culture route!

The Jerusalem Way connects religions and peoples in a unique peace project.

The Jerusalem Way stands for mutual recognition and tolerance.

Love, the most powerful force in the universe, penetrates, illuminates everything and builds bridges between all people!


Pilgrims create openness to encounters, dismantle prejudices and fears and strengthen trust - basic trust! The supposed boundaries between peoples and religions can be bridged by individuals with love and mutual respect.

Puy-en-Velay - St Julien Chapteuil
18,00 km / ↓ 247 m / ↑ 402 m
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Today's stage in the Haute-Loire department tackles the section of the Jerusalem Trail from Le-Puy-En-Velay to Geneva on the Swiss border. On leaving Le Puy we cross the Rhône to Brives-Charensac and see the remains of a Roman bridge on the right. In Saint-Germain-Laprade we will definitely want to visit the beautiful church from the 12th century - it's worth it.


Facts & Figures

Distance: 18,00 km
Difference in altitude: 243 m
Highest point: 844 m
Lowest point: 601 m
Total ascent: 402 m
Total descent: 247 m