Groups : A day from Le puy-en-Velay to the river Loire springs

From Le puy-en-Velay to the river Loire springs Lunch included duration : a day.


From Le puy-en-Velay to the river Loire springs
Minimum 25 people
Duration : a day

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 : history of a river, the wild Loire and discovery of the highlands of Mézenc

Departure with a guide, for an excursion of about 110 km during which you will cross the Monastier-sur-Gazeille, medieval city with a rich heritage : 11th century abbey church, castle and church Saint-Jean.
You will then admire the impressive viaduct of the Recoumène (70 m high) before joining Les Estables, 1346 m hihg, the highest mountain of the Massif Central with its summit Mount Mézenc (1753 m) culminating point of the Haute-Loire.
A few kilometers from Le Mézenc, there is the Gerbier de Jonc (1551 m) which stands between the waters of the river Loire and the river Rhone.
After a tribute to the longest French river, the return will go through the
highlands of Mézenc. Discovery of the traditional habitat of the village of Moudeyres, visit of the Farm of the Perrel brothers, ecomuseum, history of peasant life in the past.

Return to Le Puy-en-Velay and end of the day.


Languages spoken

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Dutch


Price :
from 52 € per person, meal included
(minimum 25 people).

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

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

Modes de paiement

  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer


From 01/04 to 31/10.
The programme may be modified according to the opening days of the sites/monuments.