Cantal

Located in the heart of the famous Auvergne volcanoes' chain, the Cantal area offers breathtaking landscapes.

Dense forests, high plateaus reminiscent to the Mongolian steppes, Monts du Cantal...

So many amazing and diverse landscapes to discover through hikes and treks and that you will enjoy directly from your luxurious retreat !

Sports activities

Hikes

  • The puy Mary
  • Loop in the Cère Valley : Thiézac and Plomb du Cantal
  • Loop in the Falgoux glacial circus : puy Violent and puy Mary
  • Tour of the Jordanne Valley : puy Mary and puy Chavaroche
  • The puy du Sancy
  • The Truyère gorges

Other activities

  • Paragliding in Puy de Dôme
  • Dômes’ Panoramic Train
  • Canyoning
  • Climbing
  • Mountain bike
  • Horseback riding
  • Nautical sports
  • Fishing

The terroir and crafts

  • Knives
  • Cheeses
  • The deli
  • Beef

Cultural activities

The most beautiful villages in Le Cantal

  • Saint-flour
  • Salers
  • Tournemire
  • Murat
  • Mauriac
  • Chaudes-Aigues

The castles and churches

  • Alleuze Castle
  • Val Castle
  • Anjony Castle
  • Basilica of Notre-Dame-des-Miracles
  • Monastery of Saint-Pierre de Mauriac
  • Church of St. Leger

Cultural venues

  • The Museum of cutlery in Thiers
  • Vulcania, the European Park of Volcanism
  • The house of the Pinatelle
  • The Garabit viaduct
  • The house of the chestnut

Usefull links

Getting here

By car

  • Via the highway A 75
  • Via the highway A 20   

By train

  • Aurillac train station
  • Clermont-Ferrand train station

By plane

  • Aurillac - Tronquières airport
  • Clermont-Ferrand airport
  • Rodez-Aveyron airport
  • Toulouse airport
  • Lyon airport