The Haute-Loire is an exceptional region with a rich heritage and traditional know-how. Between breathtaking landscapes and picturesque villages, it is easy to immerse yourself in the history and culture of this preserved land. By exploring its medieval castles and Romanesque churches, admiring the work of local artisans in their lace, fretwork and pottery workshops.

Top Monuments to visit

La Haute-Loire is rich in a heritage as rich as it is unsuspected… Castles, cathedrals, churches, basilicas, chapels, fortresses, abbeys… And if we took the time to visit these witnesses of the past?

Know-how heritage, in Haute-Loire, in Auvergne small towns of polignac character

A double for a 4th place at the favorite monument of the French

Le rock and its chapel St Michel-d'Aiguilhe rose to 4th place in the Favorite Monument of the French in 2014 and 2022.

Starry monuments: “3 stars” in the Michelin Guide

The three nominees:

A unique Abbey in Auvergne

THELavaudieu abbey and its cloister is a jewel of Romanesque art. It is the only intact cloister in all of Auvergne. In other words, essential!

Ready for a trip to our towns and villages?

“Take a trip for two” not in Italy but in our towns or villages which have the scent of la dolce vita. They invite you to stroll through the alleys, to find in the corners a Romanesque church, a museum Or a castle.

The selection of villages in Auvergne not to be missed:

For the most curious!

In the heart of these towns or villages, we push our curiosity and we do not hesitate to enter a church or a chapel, to climb up to the castle or to learn more about a local tradition or know-how in a museum.

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