Group : Stay 2 days/1 night

Stay : 2 days/1 night : Le Puy-en-Velay, the city in the heart of a volcano

Description

Stay : 2 days/1 night : Le Puy-en-Velay, the city in the heart of a volcano


DAY 1 : Explore Le Puy-en-Velay

Morning :
• Arrival before lunch in Le Puy-en-Velay.
• Lunch in a restaurant of the city.

Afternoon :
• 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.
• Installation in your hotel and dinner.

Le Puy by night :
• Departure from your hotel with the small tourist train.
The train driver will give you some explanations about the Puy des Lumières show during the tour (duration : about 1h30)
In 2019, the Puy des Lumières show will take place in May and June : on Fridays and Saturdays as well as on 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 30 May and 9, 10 and 30 June and then every night from July 1 to September 29, 2019.


DAY 2 : Culture and local products.

Morning : visit of one of the monuments below :
• The Corneille rock and the monumental statue Notre-Dame de France.
• The rock Saint-Michel in Aiguilhe, its chapel and its new museography.
• Cloister of the cathedral and its "gold and embroidery" exhibition.
• Camino, museum on the Way of Santiago de Compostela.
• Hôtel-Dieu and its art and heritage area.
• Lacemaking learning centre.
• National Lacemaking Conservatory.
• Crozatier Museum.

• Lunch in a restaurant of the city.

Afternoon :
• Visit to the Forteress of Polignac.
• Visit to the Distillery of the Verveine du Velay, tasting of the famous Velay verbena liqueur.
• Return to your area.

Multiledia

Languages spoken

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Dutch

Location

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Prices

Price for the stay :
from 168 € per person, all included
(minimum 25 people).

Included in the price
Included : - 1 night half board in a hotel ***, in a double room. - 2 meals with wine and coffee included. - Tourist tax. - A guide for 2 days. - Entrance fees for the chosen monuments. - Tour with the tourist train. - The Puy de Lumières night show. - Organisation and booking of the different activities. - Tourist documentation.

Not included
Not included : - Additional price for a single room. - Transport. - Personal expenses.

Opening

From 01/03 to 31/10.