La Chaise-Dieu (±30 km)


La Chaise Dieu is situated on a wide plateau at an altitude of a 1000 meters. A remote village with majestic buildings.



La Chaise Dieu

The abbey of La Chaise Dieu


Le Puy-en-Velay (±70 km)


The capital of the Verveine liqueur, the city with an enormous statue of Maria made out of bronze and the holy "Black Madonna".

Le Puy is a pleasant city with a lot of curiosities that will justifie visiting this town.


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View on Le Puy-en-Velay


The Puy-de-Dôme (±90 km)


Are you confortable on a mountain with phenomenal view, then the Puy-de-Dôme is just the right place to visit. On an altitude of 1465m you can strawl and admire the view to all quarters of the compass. For example to the west you have a view on the Massif du Sancy, while straight east you can admire the city Clermont-Ferrand from above.

The "black" cathedral is well recognizable. When you are there under the best weather conditions, its even possible to see the Mont Blanc. The view is covering 11 departments!


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The weather station on the Puy-de-Dôme

Col du Béal / Pierre-sur-haute (±25 km)


If you're a fan of hiking and nice views than you should definitely visit the Col du Béal and a point close by just higher up the mountain called Pierre-sur-Haute at 1634 m. Pierre-sur-Haute is the highest point on the Monts du Forez and the departement the Loire equally.


Pierre-sur-Haute in the distance