Col du Béal

Are you fond of hiking or great views then you’re at the right place on the Col du Béal and the nearby higher situated Pierre-sur-Haute (1634 m).


Pierre-sur-Haute in the distance

The Puy-de-Dôme

If you are comfortable on a mountain you should certainly visit the Puy-de-Dôme, it has a phenomenal view on the surroundings. On an altitude of about 1465m you can admire the view in all directions of the compass, in the west you have a view on the Massif du Sancy and east you can see the city Clermont-Ferrand very clearly from above. It’s black cathedral is really pointed out like a black dot in between all the other buildings.

The Puy-de-Dôme

The meteorological institute on the Puy-de-Dôme

Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy, the city with the enormous statue of Maria made out of bronze, the capital of the Verveine liqueur and the holy “Black Madonna”. Le Puy is a nice city to visit with a lot of interesting things to see and visit.

le puy

View on Le Puy-en-Velay


La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise Dieu is a remote village with majestic buildings, the village is at an altitude of about 1000 meters and is situated on a wide plateau.

La Chaise Dieu

La Chaise Dieu the abbey