Vernassal is a village built on a small hill around the church. It was first mentioned in a document called the Chamalières Cartulary in 969 A.D. Picnic area with 4 tables.
A road through the forest is accessible to cars and leads to the start of several signposted hiking, horse-riding or mountain-biking trails through the forest.
Starting point for 4 hiking trails:
Circuit des Nautes (leaving from Vernassal)
Le Bois de la Cure ( " " )
Circuit des 3 Bornes (leaving from Darsac)
Le Chemin de Croix ( " " )
All year round.