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The Pilgrim's Guide

Making your journey simpler

Pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela and the Via Francigena both cross paths with Châlons-en-Champagne, and the city welcomes a large number of people on pilgrimage. To make life simpler for you after a long day’s walk, we have put together this Pilgrim’s Guide. Have a great trip!

Get your

Pilgrimage route passport stamped

Are you making a pilgrimage and passing through Châlons-en-Champagne? There are two ways of getting your pilgrimage route passport stamped.

At the Tourist Office:

We offer two different types of stamp, one for the Route to Santiago de Compostela and the other for the Via Francigena. We look forward to seeing you.

At the entrance to Notre-Dame-en-Vaux Collegiate Church:

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela, this will be a highlight of your visit to Châlons-en-Champagne. You can have your pilgrimage route passport stamped at the entrance.

Passports are also available if yours is full or if you haven’t yet got one.

Free WiFi connection

Because it is important to stay in touch with your friends, the Tourist Office offers a secure WiFi connection and a computer for you to use.

If you have your own equipment, you can connect to the local WiFi network for free in most parts of the city centre.

Low-cost places to stay

A pilgrimage

Respectful to the environment

Stay on the marked paths

Respect crops and animals, fauna and flora, and property boundaries

Pick up your litter