In a magnificent arboretum in the Maillet Forest, this is a large, relaxing area with picnic tables and orientation panels.
Visit the arboretum while you are here, with a chance to see rare, ordinary and even surprising tree species, like the mysterious monkey puzzle tree... In all, there are 96 varieties with 2/3 of the deciduous trees divided into plots of 25 trees in 4 different areas... During your visit, you can read the information panels for interesting information and scientific facts about the different trees.
Accessible all the year round, good walking shoes recommended...
A detailed visitors' booklet is on sale from La Chaise-Dieu Tourist Information Office for €3.
There is a hiking trail with yellow signposts leaving from La Chaise-Dieu and leading here directly through the beautiful forests nearby...
All year round.