Day 4: Moissac (Tarn et Garonne) to Flaran Abbey (Gers)
Morning: visit the cloister in Moissac if you arrived too late to see it the day before.
Depart for La Romieu (Gers)
1 hr 01min - 81 Km
The direct route follows the A62 autoroute via Agen. An alternative route (1 hr 12 min. – 69 km) via Auvillar and Lectoure follows the route taken by the pilgrims along pretty roads winding through the shallow valleys of Gers.
Along the way, a number of village stopovers on the Le Puy route will make you want to break your journey; choose between:
- Auvillar (officially recognised as one of the most beautiful villages in France)
- Flamarens (château)
- Miradoux (a beautiful 'bastide' in the part of Gers known as the Lomagne)
- Lectoure (a small town with a fascinating St James's Way heritage)
- Afternoon: In La Romieu, visit the 14th century collegiate church, a magnificent example of Southern Gothic architecture.
Departure for Flaran Abbey.
23 mins – 23 Km
Evening and overnight near Flaran Abbey, in Valence-sur-Baïse (5 min.) or Condom (10 min.).
The collegiate church in La Romieu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
as a major point of interest on St James's Way.