It is possible to discover the heritage and natural riches of the Haute-Loire through walks like no other, to meet wild animals, through myths and legends, or off the beaten track... We give you 4 ideas original walks through the Haute-Loire.

Marmot at the Mézenc Massif in Haute-Loire, Auvergne


On the Massif du Mézenc to meet marmots

Marmots are indeed present on the Mézenc massif where there is a population of 500 individuals. And if you go looking for them, binoculars in hand, alongside the instructors of Guide Nature Randonnee? Walk by reservation and half-day. From 6 years old.

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A falconer from Rochebaron castle and his eagle landing on his arm in Haute-Loire, Auvergne


Make a magical encounter with the falconer of Rochebaron castle

Experience a unique encounter with the falconer and his impressive birds of prey. Each flight is accompanied by an educational commentary from the falconer who offers a special moment of interactivity and closeness between his birds and the public. It almost makes them brush your heads!

Brush up against the birds of prey at Rochebaron castle

Deer bellowing in Haute-Loire, Auvergne


Listen to the power of the deer slab in the autumnal forests

Each year between the months of September and October, the deer of the forests of Haute-Loire make their voices heard at dawn or dusk, almost everywhere in the department. This is the case in the Cronce valley, where the Arlet observatory opens its doors to you with free access...

The Slab of the Stag: The Quest for the King of the Forest!

Betz Observatory under a starry night in Saint-Julien-Chapteuil in Haute-Loire, Auvergne


A walk on the trail of stars to the Betz observatory

In Saint-Julien-Chapteuil, there is a walk that will take you to 7th heaven, to discover the stars and planets that populate our night sky.
The walk lasts 2 hours for 7,8 km and 200 m of elevation gain.


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