Saint-Roch ~ May 7, 2016

  • Saturday, May 7, 2016
  • Day 7 (Day 4 Camino)
  • Montpellier
  • Distance: 12 miles (50% tarmac) / 61 total miles
  • Ascent 652 feet and descent 607 feet
  • Time: 6 1/2 hours (The Way not signed for 5 hours)
  • Weather: 50 – 72 degrees, blue sky with clouds

Montpellier was birthplace of C 14th Saint Roch, the patron saint of pilgrims. His faithful dog, always depicted, brought him bread during his self-imposed quarantine as a plague victim (see scar on leg) during the plague.

  1. Montpellier – Cathédrale Saint-Pierre, Chapelle Saint-Roch
  2. Montpellier – Cathédrale Saint-Pierre, Chapelle Saint-Roch
  3. Montpellier – Cathédrale Saint-Pierre, Chapelle Saint-Roch

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