Capital of Margeride, the village of Saugues is an old stronghold of the Middle Ages where it is good to slip away. For its architectural and natural heritage where it is good to stroll, for its history intimately linked to the Beast of Gévaudan, for its hiking trails and in particular the famous road to Saint Jacques de Compostela, but not only... You would not believe it, but in Saugues, the leisure activities are numerous.

A wakeboarder on the lake of Saugues in Haute-Loire, Auvergne
Mathias Schrevel


To take a trip on the water ski lift on the body of water

In Saugues, you can also have strong sensations. The wakeboard or water ski lift installed on the body of water allows sports enthusiasts and hotheads to jump into the water! Sliding sensations and fun guaranteed!


Bathers at the Saugues organic swimming pool in Haute-Loire, Auvergne


For its unique biological bathing in Auvergne

Say goodbye to chlorine! The organic swimming pool of Saugues allows you to take a dip in a corner of nature with clear water and without having red eyes! The reeds that surround it allow both to beautify and to filter this natural water point, conducive to nature outings.

Biological swimming in Saugues

La Margeride and its market in Haute-Loire, Auvergne


For the cuisine, the terroir and its local specialties

La Margeride, like the rest of Haute-Loire, is rich in an exceptional culinary heritage that local restaurants seek to showcase. And in particular, a Table in Gévaudan, formerly The Terrace. A traditional house present in Saugues since 1795.

La Terrasse

A group of hikers on horseback in the Saugues forest in Haute-Loire, Auvergne


For its equestrian center nestled among the Scots pines

The La Crinière Saugaine equestrian center is a magnificent establishment nestled in the pine forest. A surrounding nature that calls for long walks in the reliefs of the paths of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, provided you know how to climb!

La Crinière Saugaine – Horseback riding

A smiling woman on a Segway next to the Saugues lake in Haute-Loire, Auvergne


To take a Segway ride around the body of water

A funny two-wheeled machine, a bit futuristic, which gives the feeling of a science fiction racing car. But don't worry, easy to handle, it promises lots of fun around the body of water.

Seuge Leisure Center

Statues of a peasant and two wolves at the Gévaudan beast museum in Saugues in Haute-Loire, Auvergne


To discover the story of the Beast of Gévaudan

A story famous all over the world! Enter the fantastic Museum of the Beast of Gévaudan and immerse yourself in the chilling atmosphere of the 18th century. Do you dare to unlock its secrets?

Fantastic Museum of the Beast of Gevaudan

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