Haute-Loire destination

You will love Haute-Loire, the Pays du Meygal areawith its strange domed hills, offer a constantly changing lanscape …

The Pays du Meygal area

You will love Haute-Loire. The Pays du Meygal area with its strange domed hills, which are in fact very old, craterless volcanoes, offer a constantly changing landscape to discover, the land of the “Sucs”. It is also a landscape of great forests where you can walk in summer and in winter.

The Pays du Meygal is criss-crossed by a multitude of trails for hiking, cycling, pony trekking and driving, which take you through endlessly varied landscapes.

 

Things to do in Haute-Loire

  • The Zone Nordique du Meygal (approx. 10 km) and the Estables au Massif du Mezenc (approx. 25 km):
    Winter activities: Downhill and cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snowshoe outings.
    Summer activities: hiking, treetop trails, husky scooter rides…
  • Lac d’Issarles and its activities
  • Lantriac and Le Chambon-sur-Lignon golf courses (18 holes).
  • The Brives Charensac greenway at Solignac sur Loire.

• The Pradelles rail cycleway

 

The différent festivals

Tourist attractions

  • Le Puy-en-Velay, city of art and history, with its UNESCO world heritage site cathedral and its illuminations
  • Typical villages: Bigorre, Moudeyres with its folk museum, Arlempdes.
  • The troglodyte houses in Couteaux.
  • The Cascade de la Beaume in Solignac sur Loire.
  • The Queyrières basalt columns.

The hiking trails

  • The GR 65 or the Santiago de Compostela route (red and white waymarking).
  • The GR 430 or the Saint Jean François Régis trail.
  • The Mont Testavoyre (highest point in the Massif du Meygal).
  • Several other hiking circuits and trails all over Haute-Loire.

Not forgetting the trails and circuits open to bikes and motorbikes.