THE PEAK OF LIZIEUX AND SURROUNDINGS

You will have all latitude to discover our area and surroundings, particularly the plateau of the Haut Lignon, through woods and meadows thanks to the paths which adjoin our farmhouse. Our plateau offers you a large choice of trails, so you can discover all the treasures of the Haute Loire. You are free to use our several walking guides and maps.

         

In the vicinity, you may :

Discover the historical and cultural heritage of the area by visiting the different villages and beauty spots:

  • Le Mazet St Voy : Romanesque church of St Voy (11th century), Fortified houses of Panelier and Thézard (16th and 17th century), Bouchats' mills (17th century), Protestant chapel (19th century)...
  • Saint Jeures : Passage of the pilgrimage St James of Compostela (GR65), "Louis d'or" Ballad, Church of 19th century ...
  • Tence : Saint Martin church (16th and 17th century), Pénitents' chapel,  Tourist railway lines in the Velay, Museum of the ancient hospice pharmacy...
  • Le Chambon sur Lignon : Romanesque church (nave of 17th century), Tourist railway lines in the Velay, museum about jews children during the second world war in this area...
  • Museum about slates "La Lauzière du Lac Bleu"

  

Discover nature and sporting activities :

  • Little hikes (Pic du Lizieux, Le Meygal, Le Mont Mézenc)
  • Mountain bike and cycle laps
  • Bathing (Chambon sur Lignon, Lac de Devesset, Base de Lavalette, Tence swimming pool)
  • Sailing (Base de Lavalette, Lac de Devesset)
  • Adventure Park "l'écureuil" in the Chambon sur Lignon
  • Golf, 6km course (Le Chambon sur Lignon)
  • Putting golf (Tence)
  • Paragliding (Les Estables)
  • Climbing (Fay sur Lignon)
  • Horse-rides (Le Chambon sur Lignon, Tence)
  • Cross-country (Meygal, Mézenc)
  • Fishing in babbling brooks, lakes and pools : Bartelane's pool (Tence), Bouchat pool (Mazet St Voy)
  • ...

        

                                 

Discover also round about :

  • Loire source (Gerbier de Jonc)
  • "Chaumières de Bigorre", a village with many tatched roof houses (St Front)
  • The house of the Fin Gras Beef from the Mézenc
  • Le Puy en Velay : a historical and art town, "Roi de l'oiseau" festival in September ( Medivial festival)

          

Please find more information on :

Tourist Offices of the Haut LIgnon : www.ot-hautlignon.com

Tourist Office of Le Puy en Velay : www.ot-lepuyenvelay.fr

 

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