Chapelle Saint-Roch
Ville de Roquebrune-sur-Argens
Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary

Randonnée sentier Saint-Jacques de Compostelle

The Way of Saint James passes below the Rock of Roquebrune and continues for 1,500 km to the tomb of James the Great, located in a crypt of the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in the Spanish region of Galicia.


Roquebrune-sur-Argens is home to a pilgrimage tradition that dates back to the Middle Ages. An ancient testimony dating from the 14th century has been found in the local archives. It is the story of Jacques Amic, a pilgrim from Roquebrune-sur-Argens, who tells about his journey to Santiago de Compostela and the experiences he encountered along the way.

From the A8 motorway, take exit 37 “Puget-sur-Argens” and follow signs for Roquebrune-sur-Argens

Chapel of Saint-Roch, Roquebrune-sur-Argens

From the cemetery, head towards the Rock of Roquebrune-sur-Argens.
The path will take you behind and around the rock as far as the motorway.
Cross the bridge over the River Argens, then go under the motorway bridge towards Le Muy. This section of the GR long-distance hiking itinerary continues to Le Muy town centre.

Before taking the road, stop to visit the village of Roquebrune-sur-Argens.
Visit the Maison du Patrimoine, a heritage museum that occupies an old stable building dating from 1883. Oustaou de Compostelle is a stopover Gîte at an ideal location just 100 metres off the GR long-distance hiking trail.

Tips :
Ask for the hiking itinerary at the Tourist Office.

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