For CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS of possibility to rent several cottages for family or groups of friends ....... contact us. Possibility of rent per night with a minimum of 3 nights, contact us for rates. GITE BRIGHT, NICE, SUNNY, BEAUTIFUL VIEW ON MOUNTAINS, NATURE, FOREST, MEADOW, QUIET in an exceptional environment. In the summer, winter or any other season, lodging from 2 to 4 people with two bedrooms, a living room with a corner kitchen, bathroom with toilet, terrace, garden, private parking and tarmac . Other houses of different sizes in the same villa, with separate entrance for each of them and an outdoor area with private garden. Our house is located in Saint-Nectaire, located in the VOLCANOES PARK of Auvergne (the largest in France with an area of 400 000 hectares over a distance of 120 kms from north to south, and a multitude of srato-volcanoes), 750 meters above sea level, with a half-mountain climate tonic, invigorating, near the Massif Sancy, quiet and relaxation in a natural setting remarkable and majestic .. Perfect for visiting the Sancy Massif. Near the volcanic lakes, Chambon lake or swimming and various water sports, Lake Pavin (crater) starting point for many excursions, Lake Aydat, Servières Lake and Lake Guéry, the best known ST-NECTAIRE is a very extensive common, it is formed from St-Nectaire-le-Haut, St-Nectaire-le-Bas, and 12 surrounding villages (Saillant, Les Granges, Sapchat, Boissières, Freydefont, Lambres, The Arnats , Lenteuges, Sauvagnt, Tréizanches, Farges, Sailles). surprising territory, captivating, unforgettable, forged by volcanic activity, and where water is present everywhere and in all forms, you will discover a range of more diversified, both by heritage natural and cultural. Megaliths, dolmens, menhirs and caves, dolmen of St Nectaire, the Pineyre to Sapchat to Saillan, t Menhir Freydefont, the cross St-Roch, indicate a Celtic past. The caves of Chateauneuf carved into the rocks were occupied during the last war. Small heritage, hiking trails, crosses and shrines of stone or iron, and also bread oven, fountains and water troughs, wash houses, mills in the villages. Orientation table, access by way of the daughter or road, you will be filled with admiration by the enchanting site that offers you magnificent panorama, Exceptional St Nectaire, Chateau de Murol, glacial valley Chaudefour Massif Sancy, Monts Dore, Puy de Dome and a 360 ° view. An enamelled lava table gives all indications. The Romanesque church of St Nectaire, marvel of its size its architecture, its capitals and its treasure make it an indispensable building and Heritage of France. Manufacturing of St Nectaire, visit farms milking time to attend all stages of manufacture of the famous cheese "The ST-NECTAIRE". Sightseeing, manufacturing of other products, paintings, like ivory, obtained by deposition of mineral water. More than 50 springs gush about the town, with different compositions and temperatures of 8-58 ° they were used for spa treatments. Park tree-climbing, adventure course in the trees in the park dolmen. Thermoludique space, swimming pool, sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, massages, fitness, beauty ...... .. Entertainment, folklore, concerts in the church, French songs, markets, fairs ,, the casino and slot machines, restaurants and their specialties at St. Nectaire ... IDEAL TO SHINE IN THE SOLID Sancy rich natural heritage, large preserved areas, shaped by volcanic eruptions and erosion. Tangle of volcanic hills and peaks of different volcanoes. The chain of volcanic hills with the famous Puy de Dome, which rises to 1465 meters, and 80 sentinel of lava and fire cone or dome, strictly aligned 20 kms as the Puy de Pariou, Puy Lemptegy opens its crater for you to share the secrets of his training in a 100% natural setting, where you will discover craters, chimneys, lava flows, fumaroles, volcanic bombs, slag. ... .. Vulcania, the European Park of Volcanism, explore a fascinating world far reserved for volcanologists, walk to the edge of a crater, penetrate into the bowels of the earth ...... Puy de Sancy which dominates all others with its 1886 meters, the highest in the center of France. Water has teamed fire to give birth to beautiful and strange environments, like Pavin lake or bog of Godivelle, lake, nature reserve today. Accessible on foot or by cable car of Mont-Dore. A viewpoint helps locate in this spreading of volcanic mountains, it has a geological manual to help understand the extraordinary formation of these landscapes. The town of Mont-Dore, the Puy du Sancy feet, is built on the banks of the Dordogne. It stretches in the valley and reveals majestic buildings walls in gray lava stone as Hydrotherapy who visit. Continuing crossing the city, and a few kilometers La Bourboule spreads in a wide valley, with its Grands Thermes if deemed friendly, and Fenestre park to distract them. Lakes, often of volcanic origin, such as Pavin Lake Servière, Lake Guéry, Aydat Lake, Lake Chauvet Lake Montcineyre Lake Bourdouze, as well as close Chambon, where one can swim on one or other of appointed and supervised beaches, but also practice paddle boating, canoeing, windsurfing, fishing ...... .. Descendant of Sancy, the Couzes Chambon and Pavin cut into the region, and we can go fishing. See beautiful bouncy and refreshing waterfalls. Natural Reserve Chaudefour, many stairs, cross the valley peaks, fauna and flora are protected there, home of the valley with exhibitions and explanations. The hamlets cling to the mountainsides and their assets reflect rural life in the mountains, bread ovens, fountains, crosses, laundries, baptistery .... Murol, on its volcanic peak Castle is like a beacon on this side of the Massif du Sancy. The animations in costume inside this historic monument, revive the Middle Ages through battles and scenes of daily life. Also place of inspiration for landscape painters who created the beginning of the century "school of Murol." Today the House of painters brings together the works of these artists. A Montaleix, La Ruche Auvergne offers a documentary on the life of bees, and attend the production of honey sweets, gingerbread ... Besse Super-Besse, two faces for this county. Besse in Chandesse, medieval city, built in lava stone, as the house of Queen Margot, the Manoir Ste Marie, the Chateau du Bailli, the belfry, rue de la Boucherie .... 7 kms above Super Besse ski resort equipped since 1960, when there was only one buron. For advanced skiers, Super-Besse can reach Mount Dore and vice versa. Between Besse and Super-Besse, Lake Pavin born from the meeting of groundwater and the rise of molten lava. It is very deep and circular. The sanctuary Vassivière lost in the assembly, offers a privileged spiritual time with its various celebrations, prayers, under the gaze of "MARIE" statue of the Virgin, who spent the summer in the chapel, also a magnificent view of the resort Super-Besse. Five major churches of Romanesque art on the 250 Romanesque churches of Puy-de-Dôme, only five of them grouped in a radius of 30 kms south of Clermont-Ferrand, were described as major by the purity of their lines that the balance of their volumes are harmonious: the church St-Austremoine in Issoire, Notre Dame du Port in Clermont-Ferrand Orcival, St. Saturnin and St. Nectaire with its treasure. The website for Tuilières Sanadoire and rocks, born of two ancient volcanoes between which a glacier has carved its valley. Not far from the splendid castle Cordès. The Gergovie plateau 30 kms near Clermont-Ferrand, where Gergovie the house is located, présene many testimonies of Celtic and Gallo-Roman periods. A slide revives the legendary victory over Vercingetorix Caesar. Auvergne living area, you will discover the skills of its craftsmen such as: -The cutlery in Thiers -The papermaking old Moulin Richard de Bas (Ambert) -The glazed Volvic lava, and bottling water plant, and also the house of stone. Do not forget the local products, such as: cheeses, St Nectaire, Cantal, Bleu d'Auvergne, Fourme d'Ambert, gapperon .... meats, local sweets.