Le Lioran ski resort, a fun destination for all the family
If you’re looking somewhere for a family skiing holiday, Le Lioran ski resort is a great choice. It’s in the heart of the Massif Cantalien and a beautiful, unspoilt setting for a fun holiday with family or friends.
The snow isn’t far away, Christmas decorations are in the streets and there’s a festive feel in the air. Christmas is a magical time of year with excitement all around. So to get you in the mood, read on and find out all about the festive events that we have in stall to keep you […]
Autumn is the season our senses come alive. A magical spectacle and a kaleidoscope of colour. All sorts of sounds from the roar of the rutting stag to crisp leaves beneath our feet or rustling in the wind. And last but not least, the delicious flavours of fresh local produce to delight our taste buds.
3 reasons why you’ll love an Autumn break in Carladès!
It’s half-term at last. Time for a short break to recover from the madness of the back to school period. What about spending some time exploring the Massif Cantalien? Read on and discover three excellent reasons for coming to enjoy a holiday in Cantal at this time of year.
A different way to explore the village of Pailherols
At the end of July, I headed off to the village of Pailherols to meet up with Jean Pierre Vazelle and his son, Sylvain, both passionate about history and the Occitan language. Two fascinating men and both experts in passing on their love the area. Throughout the summer, they welcome visitors on a guided tour, sharing […]
Tried and tested: Spooky thrills and chills at Pesteils Castle
During the summer holidays, Pesteils Castle organizes a tour with ghostly encounters every Wednesday evening. An original way to discover the castle at night-time in the company of some rather surprising characters. Let me tell you all about it!
The secrets behind our night-time storytelling tour in the Pas de Cère gorges
For the past three years now, the Tourist Information Office has been putting a storytelling tour in the Gorges of the River Cère. The event takes place during the summer, in the evening. In a unique atmosphere, participants make their way along the path from the Roucolle waterfall to the Tourist Information Office by torchlight, […]
Cantal, Europe’s largest volcano, offers walkers a multitude of long distance “GR” hiking trails as well as “PR” marked out-trails, on steep mountain slopes and high mountain ridges, through forests and pastureland, and along beaten tracks and secluded footpaths. Read on to discover five unmissable hikes in the Massif Cantalien that we have selected for […]
As the summer holidays get nearer, we all look forward to having some time to relax and spend time with the family. The perfect place to do this is at the P’tit Kiosque de la Cère, a mini recreation park in Vic sur Cère, just oppostite the Tourist Information Office. Philippe opened the park in […]
Perhaps you don’t yet know Marie and Jérémy Savel and their photography gallery? A traditional gallery in some ways, but with a bit of a difference, offering visitors an exhibition that is like a window onto different facets of Cantal landscape and life. The couple share a real passion for photography and a visit to see […]
At the beginning of May for the Ascension bank holiday weekend, Valérie and Xavier, both keen motorbikers, came for a short break at the Auberge des Montagnes in Pailherols. They popped in to the Tourist Information Centre while they were here and we enjoyed chatting with them about their love of Cantal. They willingly agreed to […]