There are plenty of good reasons for travelling in a group to visit Le Puy-en-Velay and its great landscapes! Here's our selection of 7 reasons to make the trip, because beauty should always go hand in hand with simplicity! And that's something we know all about. Guaranteed!

Looking for an all-inclusive stay for your group or company staff? Do you want to organise an original trip for your club, association or just to treat your friends? Is your tribe ready to set sail for a great destination? Then the Velay group travel staff have everything you need.

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1. Breathtaking heritage

You will hear Wow! when your travelling companions arrive at the end of Rue de Tables and look up at the beauty of Puy-en-Velay Cathedral.

They will be saying It’s amazing when you reach the top of the steps at the Saint-Michel d’Aiguilhe rock and the 360° panorama suddenly opens up before you.

You’ll hear Hey Michael, we should buy a house around here!  when you see the Polignac Fortress looking down over a vast green plain.

Your friends will probably ask you to organise a group trip to Sunday Mass when they see La Chaise-Dieu Abbey Church and the recently renovated cloister.

And most of all people will say Thank youwhen it’s time to leave, and already everyone will be thinking When are we coming back again?

2. Striking landscapes

Climbing up mountains, walking across volcanoes, succumbing to the charms of the banks of the Loire, wondering at the wide-open spaces of Velay… Do you think you can resist it? Hard to believe… Especially when you’re feeling like John Wayne, face to face with the Far West landscapes of Velay. A land of huge spaces awaits you, with a chance to explore waterfalls, volcanoes and mountains during your stay, but most of all to experience an adventure.

3. History-makers

The Marquis de Lafayette, the hero of the Two Worlds and the American Revolutionary War, Francis I of France, Robert Louis Stevenson, Jules Vallès – all of these historic figures marked our history and loved the Velay region.

4. Ideal for food lovers

Velay also means savouring a whole host of delicious regional specialities and tasting the excellent produce of a preserved region. You will be won over by the lasting values of Velay gastronomy. The farmland, the livestock, the delicious Gras du Mézenc beef, the black Velay ewe, the Vourzac trout, artisou cheese, verbena, green lentils, the Velay pearl red fruitsAll of them are an invitation to share and savour. In Velay, you will always have a treat on your plate!

5. Always something to do

Humpf, there’s nothing to do in Le Puy! What a cliche! If you don’t believe us, then just ask the 80,000 people who saw the Tour de France here in 2017. Even better! Get the opinion of the 250,000 visitors who have the chance to admire the Puy de Lumières evening sound and light show until 30 Septembre each year. Velay is a land of big events, and there will always be a night out to suit you. With festivals, concerts and special events, Le Puy by night has something for everyone!

6. Top services
for all your needs


From big-capacity accommodation to top-of-the-range hotels, from the country inn to a Michelin-starred restaurant, from open-air service providers to listed monuments, your contacts will always be qualified and professional experts. The quality of the welcome here makes Velay a place where you soon feel at home. With your family, friends or your club, our top-quality partners in Velay will make your stay a truly welcome break.

7. Peace of mind

Coach parking near the town centre, transport providers… everything is taken care of to welcome your group in the best conditions. The services and facilities on offer during our group stays have been painstakingly planned out to avoid the least hitch during your trip.

Our visits and stays for groups                             Ask for a customised estimate

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Find the stay to suit you

Find the stay to suit you

Velay has an exceptionally wide range of activities, with a whole host of visits, days out and stays designed just for you. In Velay, you’re sure to find something to suit you.

Choose the Tourist Office for something extra

Choose the Tourist Office for something extra

The Puy-en-Velay Tourist Office supplies technical and professional assistance to guarantee a personal welcome. The Tourist Office can provide you with a dedicated contact to give tips, study your project and make it a reality!

Practical information

Practical information

All the information you need for your stay. Where can we park the coach? Where is our accommodation? Can we have leaflets and brochures? All your questions answered in the Practical Information section!