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 […]
Top 3 things to do to live like a real « Cantalou » !
Perhaps you’re planning on coming on holiday in Cantal to enjoy the mountain air, to make the most of the wide open spaces, to give your children an action-packed holiday or to taste some of the region’s delicious local specialities. This, and much more, is all possible here in Cantal! While you’re here, we thought […]
On fait quoi pendant les vacances de printemps avec nos enfants ?
Et si on profitait des vacances pour se retrouver en famille? Que vous soyez en séjour dans le Cantal ou que vous viviez ici toute l’année, les vacances sont toujours l’occasion de partager des moments de complicité et de se fabriquer des souvenirs. On a sélectionné pour vous des idées d’activités à faire en famille […]
The sun is out, the temperatures are a bit warmer and nature is awakening after the Winter months. It’s time to get out and about and enjoy the fresh air. The mountain summits are still difficult to access at the beginning of Spring, but make the most of the good weather and have a look […]
Head out with all the family to explore tracks and paths, climb and clamber between the rocks, skim stones down at the river … your children will love having fun outside in the countryside. We have selected 6 walks for you to discover, all suitable for children and perfect if you want to discover different […]
Electrically assisted mountain biking : let’s try together !
Electrically assisted mountain bikes, or VTTAE as they are known in French, are beginning to really grow in popularity. After all, the idea of climbing steep hills without too much of an effort, is pretty appealing, isn’t it? Just recently, it is now possible to rent electrically assisted mountain bikes in the Massif Cantalien area. […]
Are you a lover of good food and particularly appreciate the best of what’s fresh and what’s local? Perhaps you’re the curious sort and enjoy exploring a region by making a special point of going to good local restaurants as you do so? Read on and join me for a gastronomic introduction to some of […]
Are you in your teens and in search of some great ideas of amazing things to do while on holiday in Cantal? Whether you’re on holiday with family or friends, prefer doing activities alone, are the adventurous type or like to take things nice and steady, we are sure you’ll find activities in our area that […]