Leisure Activities – Relax- Explore

Walks – Hiking routes

There are numerous signed paths in the surrounding area of which one PR (petite randonnée) crosses the hamlet. Maps and guides are available providing plenty of suggestions to discover the area.


Chamina "Monts du Livradois-Forez"

Topo-guide ref P421 "Les Monts du Forez à pied"

Balade en montagne Thiernoise : édition du Parc National du Livradois Forez                 

Carte IGN n°2631E et 2731 0


You can survey the summits and high plateaus of the Monts du Forez, rejoin the GR35 ( Grande Randonnée), the route of St Jacques de Compostelle: The gite can also provide a stopping point if you are following this route.

Mountain Bikes and Electrics Bikes

There are signposted routes see official guide 2012 sites VTT-FFC

Winter Activities

Cross country skiing, walking with snowshoes trough the forest to the summit of Grun de Chignore, or of Roc Blanc

Allo neige: 04 77 24 83 11 


Domaine nordique du Col de la Loge (21 kms), cross country skiing center

Tél: 04 77 24 93 22



Station de ski alpin de Chalmazel (37 kms)



Lake of St Remy sur Durolle (18 kms)

Lake of Aubusson (14 kms)


National Fishing Federation Dpt 63  http://www.peche63.com/

locations in Livradois-Forez n°7, 17, 26

Durolle, lake at Prades St Remy, lake of Aubusson d'Auvergne

Fishing in the Allier, class 2 river


  • Medieval town and cutlery (20kms)
  • Modern art center “Creux de l’Enfer”
  • Cutlery museum
  • International knife exhibition : Coutellia in May
  • Pamparina street music festival in July

In surrounding villages

Classical music festival: concerts in Vollore during July


Visits to Castles

Chateau de la Chassaigne, de Ravel, de Vollore, la Barge, Aulteribe