As a family, with or without children, what to do during the All Saints' Day holidays in Haute-Loire? Here is our selection of ideas for outings outdoors or in rainy weather.

“Special Halloween” events around Puy-en-Velay

First thanks to Halloween, one of children's favorite parties: horror evening and treasure hunt at the Aurec castles, Polignac, Chavaniac-Lafayette, by Rochebaron or Rochelambert. THE Ponds on the banks of the Loire prepare their Escape Game Special outdoor Halloween pop-up: Beware of the Carabistouille Witch! Even the Lugik Park is preparing to make you shiver more than usual!

Activities to do during the All Saints holidays

If the weather is good, the All Saints' Day holidays promise to be lively throughout the 4 corners of Haute-Loire! Walk, bike, mountain bike, hike... because autumn is also ideal for outdoor activities.

Outdoor activities for the All Saints’ Day holidays around Le Puy

For those with a sweet tooth, you can treat yourself to an outing on the mushroom fairs of La Chaise-Dieu (October 26) and Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid (November 4 and 5), or at the Craponne potato fair (October 29). The Gourmet Autumn which is not yet finished, also plans its share of outings and culinary discoveries until November 5. And don't forget the Gourmet Week !

These are the chestnut trees of autumn! Every year, several dozen hot air balloons rise into the Altiligrian sky. THE 41e International Hot Air Balloon Gathering, is planning, as usual, a high-level spectacle in the skies of Velay: Friday November 3 from 14 to 16 p.m.; Saturday November 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. then from 14:30 p.m. to 16 p.m.; and Sunday November 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. And who says autumn, also says the traditional Spindrift on Place du Breuil in Puy-en-Velay !

And finally, advice to athletes, capito trail makes its big return to Saint-Julien-Chapteuil on October 28 and 29, with 3 distances: 13, 20 (duo only) and 30 km. Put on your sneakers!

Activities to do in rainy weather in Haute-Loire

Is it raining shepherdess? Do not panic ! Haute-Loire also has its share of surprises, well sheltered, through various activities for all ages.

Halloween is also celebrated under cover in the Velay Express which is organizing a horrific train journey on Sunday October 29. Departure from Tence station at 10:30 a.m. Costumes required! Or at the cinema, at Tence, with tenpumpkin October 27: 2 animated films and a costume competition are on the program.

In Monistrol-sur-Loire, cinema will also be in the spotlight through its arts festival. A whole program of screenings, concerts, fairs, workshops and games for teenagers and children is planned from October 21 to 28.

For adults now, it's time for culture during the All Saints' Day holidays! With the 38e Puy-en-Velay Amateur Theater Festival at the Center Pierre-Cardinal from October 27 to 29. THE 32e Laughter Festival in Yssingeaux or the La Chaise-Dieu tour route which still opens its doors to the curious this fall.

More original, the Château du Villard in Saint-Germain-Laprade, built in the XNUMXthe century, remodeled during the Renaissance and decorated in the XNUMXthe, also offers a guided tour on Saturday October 28. The opportunity to discover the rooms which welcomed Emile Reynaud, inventor of the praxinoscope and the animated film, during his stay in Haute-Loire.

In Brioude, Brin de ficelle and the Croisée des jeux are organizing its first festival “The Night of the Game which how early” at the multipurpose room on Saturday October 28. Meet from 11 a.m. until dawn for a fun marathon!

Finally, when it rains, what's better than a family show at the digital chapel to immerse yourself in the special effects of the show Land of Giants, in the old town of Puy-en-Velay? Embark on a surprising journey alongside Alice and Alec the giant, through the fabulous landscapes of Haute-Loire.

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