Our territory offers a large number of sites both natural and built, all with a volcanic influence. Near our house, you will be able to discover fantastic landscapes, made of these famous “sucs”, volcanic residues forming small domes so typical and geologically unique in Europe.
Country of volcanoes
Lots of viewpoints will allow you to have a look at beautiful landscapes, such as le Pic du Lizieux or le Rocher de Queyrieres .
Because the Haute Loire department is a country of volcanoes, it will know how to seduce you thanks to a large diversity and a big amount of different sites.
The wild Loire River
The Haute Loire department is the cradle of the Loire river, our longest river in France but also the last wild river in Europe. The Mount Gerbier de Jonc, neighbor of our highest Haute Loire peak (The Mont Mezenc) sees the start of the river which crosses our region to pursue its way to the ocean. Come and follow the new born river to discover magnificent small villages, steep and green gorges but also The first castles on the edge of the Loire such as the Castle of Rochebaron, in about 15km from our home.