Gîtes in the Cantal
Both gîtes have been awarded « 4 clés » by Clé vacances in recognition of the high standard of comfort they offer. Situated near the volcanic region of the Auvergne in the heart of the Cantal, 30kms from the Lioran – snow in winter with skiing, bobsleighs and dog sleds. Only 25kms from St Etienne de Cantalès beautiful lakes and reservoir offering all types of watersports.
Aurillac is just 5 minutes away – explore the historic old town, museums and shopping. Tennis, swimming pool and superb golf course all close by. What else is there? Visit the deer park; walk in the splendour of the volcanic mountains; discover the adventure park setout in the gorges of the river Jordanne; lose yourself in the maize maze at St Mamet; pedal your way round the volcanoes on the rail-bike at Allanche; race round the go-kart circuit at Pers or ride the rapids (or not so ‘rapids’) of the Truyère in a canoe. Don’t forget to eat well with an array of regional dishes for every taste, but above all –
Relax in the calm of the Cantal countryside and discover the unspoilt nature that surrounds Roger and Denise’s farm. Participate in farming activities – in addition to a herd of Limousine cattle, Roger cuts and sells wood from the farms own forest and Denise and her daughter raise pigs, sheep and poultry. Local produce abounds. All the family share a passion for the farm, the region and it’s history.
Contact and reservation
To get here you can fly Ryanair to Rodez airport which is 86kms to the South.
The two gîtes form separate parts of a magnificent 18th century character house, entirely renovated in 2009 using high quality materials – chestnut flooring, oak beams and local stone, with large windows giving light, sunny interiors. Each gîte benefits from a large private garden equipped with outdoor furniture, barbecue and swings for the children. Both gîtes have free WiFi connection and TV.
Footpaths give direct access to the forest and surrounding area – walking or cycling. Once a week you can even bake your own bread in the original village bread oven.
Click on the names of the gîtes for a guided tour.