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Activities on the valley of Jordanne...

Next to to us :

Gorges(Breasts) of Jordanne : opened from June 1st till September 30th - Off season and group: to inquire in 04 71 47 93 95 or contact email: contact@gorgesdelajordanne.fr - About the former(ancient) road of the fishermen, 2 km were fitted out to make the route(course) accessible(approachable) to all. Of footbridges in bow bridge and floating pontoons, you cross(spend) from a bank to the other one and cross(exceed) bolts iceboxes. To respect the environment(middle) and answer the constraints of safety(security), you walk as well at the bottom of the gorges(breasts) as on ledges overhanging them.

Kayak, HYBRID BIKE, Canyoning and the other typical sports of our mountains : Bruno and Michèle, our nearby friends to Lascelle on the Lake of the Grave offer these activities, besides an ideal quality accommodation(hosting) also for seminaries(seminars), family gatherings. www.lac-des-graves.com/

Big site of the Volcanic hill Mary : inevitable classified Site - The massif of Cantal is the vastest strato-volcano of Europe possessing a surface of almost 2700 km ² in a circle 70 km in diameter. To visit without moderation. A front taste? Click: 

- At the beginning of July: to AURILLAC = The European of the taste - unforgettable!

- In the middle of August: the famous festival of the théatre of street - BRIGHTNESS festival: not to miss...

- St Etienne Cantalès: lake, veil(sail), peach(fishing).
- Pers: karting.
- Lioran: station(resort) of mountain 1250-1850m.
- Parties(holidays): party(holiday) of the estive valley of Jordanne
- Festival of the Street theater to Aurillac in August
- Markets of country: Mandailles, Maurs, St Mamet and Le Rouget.
- The good dishes which we can taste(savour): truffade(potato and cheese dish), pounti, bouriol and hotpot from Auvergne
- But also the park Vulcania near Clermont-Ferrand.
- Party(holiday) of the valley of Jordanne
- Fly fishing on the lake of the Grave

Août :
- Marcolès: professional cycle criterion according to Tour de France.
- Marcolès: " lez' Street entertainments ". Around about ten companies, this festival of live performances will make you discover the quoted medieval.

Lioran
- Park Risks
- Ice rink.
- Ski resort
- Access by cable railway to the lead(shot) of Cantal. (1856 m alti.)

Allanche
- In May: party(holiday) of Estive, Party(Holiday) of the potters
- In August: secondhand trade

St Martin Valmeroux
- In September: party(holiday) of the French blue-veined cheese

Tournemire
- Market of the country and the visit of the castle of Anjony

Saint Cirgues of Jordanne
- Market of the country July-August         

Laroquebrou
- In February: party(holiday) of the pig, the specialities and the tasting around the transformation(processing) of the pig

Crandelles - St Etienne Cantalès
- Lakes, Veil(Sail), Peach(Fishing)

Waterfall(Stunt) of Salt marshes
- Marked out hike(ride)

And also:
- Visit of the city of Salers
- Hang-gliding: Claux http: // www.parapente-puy-mary.com
- escalation(climbing): Salers 35 ways - Salt marshes 70 ways
- Hike(ride): the mounts of Cantal
- V.T.T.
- Equitation: saint Martin Valmeroux and Mauriac
- Cross-country skiing: saint Paul de Salers, Falgoux and the collar(pass) of legal
- Golf: Mauriac and Aurillac
- Peach(fishing): river 1st category, Lake Enchanet, Dordogne and Reservoir

 

September:
- Prunet: " party(holiday) of mushrooms " The space of a weekend. Prunet becomes the regional capital of mushrooms.

October:
- Mourjou: " parties(holidays) of the Sweet chestnut " The village of Mourjou is transformed every year into vast market of the sweet chestnut.

November:
- Sénezergues: "Les Rescalons". Artistic and greedy walk around the walnut.
- Montsalvy: " round of the Sweet chestnut " For the lovers of pedestrian running(race) in search of sporting achievement.

Le Puy Mary (à 30 min)
Parapente, grandes randonnées
Faune et flore exceptionnelles

Salers(à 30 min)
Cité médiévale du XVè siècle
- Mai : marché du site du goût


 

The mounts of Cantal are a part of the Regional Natural reserve of the Volcanoes of Auvergne. They offer numerous possibilities of hikes(rides) with routes(courses) varied in a wild nature with magnificent landscapes, in particular in the Volcanic hill Mary, in the Lead(Shot) of Cantal and in Salers.

Cantal it is also:

- 150778 inhabitants for a surface 5726 km ².
- A department of low mountain range which is situated at a height of 710m.
- A rural department which develops an agriculture(farming) based(established) on quality products: meat, milk, cheeses AOC(PROTECTED DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN). He(it) also maintains an indutrie of transformation(processing) around the products of the wood and the tourism is rapidly expanding.
- Aurillac, St Flour, Mauriac and Chaudes-Aigues the main cities of the department.

 June:
- Vitrac: " the night of Drat " For an original weekend, a friendly night walking(step) with to the program diverse gastronomy and animations.
- Pers: French championship of great motorcyclist

July:
- Marcolès: " the nights of Marcoles ". A charming and wonderful route(course) through a told and musical route in carriéroux (alleys) of the medieval city(estate) of Marcoles.
- Montsalvy: the parties(holidays) of baskets. Montsalvy capital of baskets and basketwork.

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