The Haute-Loire is the ideal playground for all kinds of sport! There is hiking, trail running, or mountain biking, these are the best known. But the Haute-Loire is also a land of paragliding, horse riding, white water sports thanks to the Loire and the Allier, and even motor sports. Overview .

down to earth sports

The hilly landscapes of the Altiligérien department are the playground of runners, cyclists and walkers in search of sporting challenges and grandiose natural panoramas. With its mountain bike trails, his journeys from between, Its 387 hikes (PR and GR combined) or its equestrian centers which offer a multiplicity of horseback riding... And even the'winter, in the company of sled dogs. In Haute-Loire, there is no question of getting bored!

Do you prefer the calm and accessibility of flat, secure terrain? No worries ! The via Fluvia and Allier will seduce you whether you are on foot, by bike, on a scooter or on rollerblades!

Lake and whitewater sports

THEAllier and the Loire are the two backbones of the department. Two rivers that offer multiple possibilities for white water sports! Of canoe Kayak, Through the rafting or canyoning… The rivers and rivers allow activities easily accessible to families.

What ? Did you say pedal boat, sail, stand-up paddle? Well, good news! All that, there is also, especially on the lakes of Lavalette at Retournac or even from Bouchet to Bouchet-Saint-Nicolas.

Paddle on Lake Lavalette


The sports of crazy people

It is well known, the Haute-Loire is a land of enduro! So lovers of mechanical sports and budding pilots, who love to have their heads in the handlebars, should find what they are looking for with the vintage moped, motocross, quad, karting and rally service providers that dot the territory. Supervised or solo, enjoy hiking to the soft sound of engines, without giving up on the remarkable heritage of our beautiful Auvergne region, whether gastronomic, historical, natural or cultural.

Accommodation for sports enthusiasts

“Come into our house, and breathe: we take care of everything.”, such is the promise of the Respirando hosts. Lovers of the Haute-Loire, they will make you discover their territory and share their passion for outdoor activities.

Sports that take off

Do you have a strong heart and you prefer thrills? The Haute-Loire and its mid-mountain environment lends itself to many extreme sports. From paragliding on the crests of the Mézenc to climbing, bungee jumping, hot air ballooning, microlighting, paramotoring, parachute jumping or even snowkiting… Why not surpass yourself?

A weekend organized just for you

Walking, horse riding, golf, sailing, trail running, motorcycling, rafting…. Make the choice of sports activities that suit you to spend a great weekend in Haute-Loire!!

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