To the west of the department, in the Gorges de l'Allier nestles a small town where life is good: Langeac. Rich in a verdant natural setting and the proximity of the Allier, a market of local producers, charming little restaurants, talented craftsmen and multiple outdoor leisure activities... the reasons to come to Langeac do not miss ! We have chosen 3 to make you want to discover the city of Saint-Gal.

Reason n ° 1 

For its charismatic historic center, its small shops and its craftsmen

Inhabited since the Middle Ages (at the end of the 900s), Langeac is full of heritage treasures and historical relics. An old fortified enclosure, half-timbered houses, a stately building, a former monastery, the Historial Mother Agnès, or the famous and magnificent Saint-Gal collegiate church on the Quai Voltaire, overlooked by an impressive bell tower resembling a seigneurial tower... The least we can say is that the small town has character, with its ocher facades, its architecture and its emblematic places, such as the island of love.

Collegiate Church of Saint-Gal in Langeac in Haute-Loire, Auvergne

Langeac is also a former trading town, which ultimately remained so. Randomly along the cobbled streets of the historic center, shops and workshops of craftsmen follow one another... Painters, jewelers, stained glass artists, creative artists, photographers, cabinetmakers… In Langeac, talent is not lacking. This is the case, for example, with Agnès Deshors at the Terre de Sienne workshop, Marie Heyraud, at the workshop behind the glassAmong the artist collective Eau Tas Lier or in the workshops of Marion Andrieu (Arcanor) and Esther Farrac both of which transform metal and stones into treasures…

Esther Farrac in Langeac Haute-Loire, Auvergne

Reason n ° 2 

For its weekly market which every Thursday animates the city of Saint-Gal and its restaurants which give pride of place to local products

All thursdays, the town center of Langeac and mainly its church square, comes alive with a farmers market which gives pride of place to local products ! Honey, fruits and vegetables, cheeses, organic bread, meats and charcuterie… So many products that can be found on the tables of restaurants in the Langeado area, as in Four Leaf Clover. A restaurant that is committed to favoring short supply chains by cooking local, natural and quality products.

Reason #3 

For its range of activities to do with the family, including a new Explore game!

Personalized white water sports, tourist train, adventure park and even a Pump track which has just been created on the Île d'Amour, Langeac is a paradise for lovers of nature and outdoor sports! So many activities to practice with friends or family for real fun.

Escape Game in Langeac in Haute-Loire, Auvergne

From 7 to 77 years old, leisure activities in Langead are intergenerational

For apprentice investigators with adventurous souls, a Explore game outside invites you to go in pursuit of random treasure looters in the streets of the city. Will you be able to get your hands on the jewels of Saint-Roch cowardly stolen these scoundrels? Meet at the tourism office to start playing!

Do you prefer walking and enjoying the scenery? No problem ! PR 007 The Rain Cross, is made for you. Located on the heights of Langeac, it offers a breathtaking view of the Allier valley and the city of Saint-Gal. Let yourself be carried away by the calm of the surrounding nature...

Otherwise, why not try an ascent of the Mont St. Roch ? From up there, the view of the Langeadoise city is breathtaking! Icing on the cake, planted at the top, an orientation table is there to make you discover the surrounding landscape. It is also accompanied by an impressive ordeal...

Heights of Langeac in Haute-Loire, Auvergne

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