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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.

Seyssel - Chaumont
18,00 km / ↓ 394 m / ↑ 741 m
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Today we part from the Rhone and will not meet it again until Geneva, so only after this and two more hiking days. The reason is on the one hand the fact that the path of the Rhone is longer than ours. Furthermore, the banks directly along the Rhone are difficult or impossible to walk in many sections between Seyssel and Geneva. That is the reason why historical paths and settlements adjacent to them often follow the dry mountain ranges and avoid the swampy valley floors. This also has the pleasant consequence that we can enjoy far-reaching views of the surrounding land rather than down along the rivers. The stage town of Chaumont is also located on a hill, is an old trading place and is well worth a visit.


Facts & Figures

Distance: 18,00 km
Difference in altitude: 347 m
Highest point: 604 m
Lowest point: 257 m
Total ascent: 741 m
Total descent: 394 m