Group : Discovery of Le Puy-en-Velay and the castle of La Fayette.

A day in the footsteps of the General La Fayette, pioneer of Human Rights in the USA


Your day :

Morning : visit of Le Puy-en-Velay

From 9h30
Your group will be welcomed by a guide from the Pays d'art et d'histoire,
departure for the pedestrian tour of the city of Le Puy-en-Velay. Visit of Notre Dame du Puy Cathedral, a masterpiece of Romanesque art, classed UNESCO world heritage due to its position at the start of the Santiago de Compostela way.
A walk in the heart of a very old city.

12h30 : Lunch in a restaurant of the city,
(1/4 of wine and coffee included)

Afternoon : Life of the General La Fayette, meeting a hero, a man of ideal and action.

Departure with a tour guide for an 80 km excursion to the native country
of the Marquis.
Excursion in the footsteps of a famous person in the French history.
You will discover the castle of La Fayette, located in the small village
of Chavaniac.
This 14th century fortified house, rebuilt and restored several times is the homestead of the famous General Marquis de La Fayette. Visit the castle through a museum tour in the heart of the eighteenth century; discovery of the park, labeled "remarkable garden" and its rose garden.
The walls tell the story of his life, his happy childhood in Chavaniac and his marriage to Adrienne de Noailles; demonstrated by the decor and characters that shared this great event.

End of the day.

Languages spoken

  • French


Free entry for the drivers.

Price : 42 € per person
minimum 25 people

additional 5 € per person on Sundays and bank holidays.

Included in the price
Included : - A guide for the day. - Lunch with 1/4 of wine and coffee. - Entrance fee for the monuments. - Organisation and booking of the different activities. - Free for the bus driver

Not included
Not included : - Transport. - Personal expenses.

Modes de paiement

  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer


From 01/04 to 31/10.