You will find all kinds of excursions on our premises: with horses, bicycle, mountain bikes, and even flights in air balloons… mushrooms in the spring, or the autumn, but also picking of small red berries (wild strawberries, blueberries, raspberries…) And let’s not forget walks with snow rackets, cross country skiing, or have a go at dog sledding!

Right at the door of the house, you will have the choice for many small excursion trails (PR) accessible for the whole family and also a great choice of Great excursion trails (GR) in the neighborhoods for more demanding amateurs (along which the GR3 – on the way to St Jacques de Compostelle). You will thus discover the surroundings and accesses to the “Lignon gorges”

Voie verte FluviaYou will also be able to choose our new Green trail named the voie Fluvia , built partially on a former railroad. It allowed, back at the end of the 19th century, to connect Retournac and the Loire valley to the Rhone valley.

About 15 km away, the dam of Lavalette will allow you to take advantage of the edge of the lake and the low mountain range. Fed by the Lignon waters, this dam offers a leisure base and is thus a real destination for summer days. It is possible to swim, to rent pedal boats, windsurfing boards or just take a nap, a snack at the restaurant there or simply picnic on the edges of the lake.

You like golf ?

Here also, there are plenty of courses! The 18 hole ground in Le Chambon sur Lignon or in Lantriac. If you prefer smaller versions, you can choose to discover a 9 hole course near Le Puy en Velay or even more playful courses to initiate the children or new golf players like putting-golf

Lavalette lake
Let’s not forget activities for the youngest: several educational or horse farms, where you will find rides with horses or monkeys, also treetop adventure parks, climbing sites, canoeingswimming pools and aquatic centers which is the Ozen, just a few minutes away from home.

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