We invite you to discover an exceptional site: the Gorges de l'Allier. This unspoiled river spawns the last wild strain of Western European salmon, after a 1 km journey from the Atlantic Ocean, will deliver many of its secrets to you with this route. And you will take advantage of the charm of this relief that man has invested little, leaving as testimony beautiful works of Romanesque art and astonishing works of art.

A day in the Gorges de l'Allier

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No wonder Gérard Klein (the famous “Instit”) made this remarkable village his adopted country…

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Auzon, the medieval city

A picturesque village which has preserved the traces of its medieval past.

Auzon streets, small character towns, heritage, Haute-Loire, Auvergne


The Basilica of Saint-Julien in Brioude.A pleasant little town where the majestic Basilica of Saint-Julien sits enthroned, the largest Romanesque church in Auvergne.

Know-how heritage, in Haute-Loire, in Auvergne, Brioude basilica

Old Brioude

An old wine-growing town which has kept all its charm between old stones and vines.


A listed charming village which houses the only Auvergne Romanesque cloister preserved intact.

View of Lavaudieu in Haute-Loire, Auvergne


A panoramic view of the Allier and a church which contains treasures.


An atypical village whose 2 districts are separated by an impressive loop formed by the Allier.

View from above on Lavoûte-Chilhac in Haute-Loire, Auvergne

Chilhac and its Paleontology Museum

Tigers, mammoths, rhinos, gazelles… discover life in Haute-Loire 2 million years ago…

Dinosaur skeleton at the paleontological museum of Chilhac in Haute-Loire, Auvergne

Chateau de Chavaniac-Lafayette

Birthplace of the famous Marquis de La Fayette, hero of the independence of the United States, and pioneer of Liberty.

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Rafting, hot-dog, canoe, kayak or hydrospeed… a magnificent whitewater spot to fill up on sensations, splashes and laughter!

View of Langeac in Haute-Loire, Auvergne


The kingdom of salmon under the timeless gaze of the XNUMXth century abbey.

Aerial view of the village of Chanteuges in Haute-Loire, Auvergne

The Rock of Prades

A geological monument 92 m high!

A family has fun by the water in Haute-Loire, Auvergne

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