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Camino de Compostela Stage 8 : Espalion – Golinhac


Sur le chemin de Saint Jacques de Compostelle

Not to be missed : Estaing

Estaing and its church St Fleuret (UNESCO World Heritage) really worth the visit.
This part of the way to Santiago de Compostela from St Côme d'Olt to Estaing is knowned as one of the 7 best remarquable stage of the Saint James way between Le Puy en Velay and Saint Jean Pied de Port at the Spanish border. You will walk up on the Rouergate mountain with stunning view on the Lot Valley and the Aubrac.

8th stage on the way to Compostela in brief :

27,9 kilometres, 7H walk
Mximale elevation : 650m
Minimale elevation : 320m
Distance from Espalion : Estaing 11km > Golinhac 16km

To see along the Camino ?

  • Estaing : This village is classified as one of "loveliest village in France". Don't miss the gothic bridge over the Lot river, The Hospitalité St Jacques, St Fleuret church from 15th century and the half-timbered houses from 16th and 18th century.
  • Golinhac : Some signs of an old roman priory from 11th century

Where to sleep at Golinhac ?

Your accommodation at Golinhac

Chambres d'hôtes camping de Fonteilles
Tel. 06 07 04 32 59

Gîte d'étape L'Orée du chemin
Tel. 05 65 48 61 10 ou 06 71 38 07 57

Chambres d'hôtes Les Cabanes d'Elo
Tel. 06 71 62 32 40

Chambres d'hôtes La Landette et gîte le Petit St-Jacques
Tel. 05 65 44 78 53 ou 06 37 10 24 57

Chambres d'hôtes Les Rochers
Tel. 05 65 48 18 85 ou 06 81 86 44 05

Pôle touristique Bellevue (camping, gîte d'étape ou équestre, chalets)
Tel. 05 65 44 50 73 ou 06 89 55 46 32

Auberge la Bastide d'Olt
Tel. 05 65 51 63 68 ou 06 89 54 96 85

Chambres d'hôtes gîtes, camping Le Battedou (hors GR 2 km)
Tel. 05 65 48 61 62

Chambres d'hôtes La Ferme de Bessoles
Tel. 05 65 66 18 86 ou 06 65 50 10 31

Services you'll find at Golinhac

Grocery store, cafe, post office

Compostel'Bus between Espalion and Golinhac

  • Espalion : parking A. Bessière, route de Saint Côme
  • Estaing : at the bus stop along the Quai du Lot (where it crosses Rue Basse)
  • Golinhac : in front of the church
Please note that if there is no booking for Golinhac or Espeyrac, then the Compostel'Bus will joint Espalion and Conques through the Lot valley and Entraygues sur Truyère. For stops at Golinhac and Espeyrac, an advanced booking is compulsory.