What to do in Livradois-Forez?

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What to do in Auvergne?

Activities to do in Livradois-Forez

Find all the activities to do in Auvergne with friends and/or family. It is in the Livradois-Forez that you live unusual, romantic and authentic experiences throughout the year.

Because here, it's up to you, but above all, you don't have to. Cutlery at Thiers, Fourme in Ambert, hikes on the Hautes-Chaumes, concerts in La Chair-God, Billom's pink garlic : your holidays in the Puy-de-Dôme are colored by a range of discoveries, always tasty.

Succumb to Auvergne and its activities while living a holiday full of emotions in Livradois-Forez. Because happiness is found somewhere there: freedom, tranquility, Livradois-Forez. And it's very good like that.

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An invitation to see nature in a big way

Trails with markings revised each year mark out your discovery of Livradois-Forez.
And why not get together for a weekend, to share privileged moments?

Livradois-Forez: fun and discovery with the family

Wondering what to do in Livradois-Forez with your little ones and older ones?

In the air, on the water or on land: let yourself be surprised by Livradois-Forez!

In the trees, clinging to the rock, on the water or in the air: adventure and thrills await you in Livradois-Forez.

An authentic and exciting artisanal universe

Discover the world of Thiers cutlery in Thiers: its museum, its workshops and its working cutlers.

A paper-making know-how born in the mills of Livradois-Forez

You will discover in Ambert the experience and the dexterity of the papermakers of Auvergne, in particular at the working mill Richard de Bas.

And come visit this paper mill

In Ambert, at the Richard de Bas mill, get your hands dirty during a discovery workshop.

An architectural nugget that hides a musical treasure

This small town is home to the largest mountain abbey in Europe and hosts a quality festival every year.

The Hautes-Chaumes: "it looks like the steppes of Mongolia"!

Perched on the Forez mountains, the Hautes-Chaumes is a natural site where a wild nature completely disorients you.

Go back in time at your fingertips

Come and discover Lezoux, capital of Gallo-Roman ceramics, home to potters' workshops and passionate artists.

Cradle of artisanal and industrial know-how

The Trades Route invites you to come and discover Livradois-Forez as a land of know-how, invention and enterprise.

The sweetest of blues

Born at altitude, on the Hautes-Chaumes du Forez, Fourme AOP d'Ambert is a must on the cheese platter.

An unusual museum to visit in Arlanc: lace in Livradois-Forez

The Lace Museum of Arlanc houses a beautiful lace collection, delicate and ancestral.

Auvergne, a land of castles

Take the road to the castles of Auvergne in Livradois-Forez and discover the castle of Aulteribe, the castle of Vollore, Martinanches.

Territory of local products to unearth on the markets

In the Livradois-Forez, growers and producers shape the flavor of this little piece of Auvergne.

From 1 to 9 days: try the adventure on the hiking trails of Livradois-Forez

Nature is so beautiful on the paths of Livradois-Forez. Days of walking and comfortable accommodation are close at hand.

Meet the animals that make up the agricultural wealth of Livradois-Forez

Nearly 2000 farms and farms dot the Livradois-Forez, a wealth of people and heritage.

Discover a nature that makes you feel alive.

The Hautes-Chaumes, the Comté forest, the Bec de Dore, Mont Bar and the Rez-de-Sol: five natural sites to explore.

Reconnect to your true nature on the trails

Auvergne is first of all a rich and varied natural heritage that will amaze you, to be discovered without moderation.

Discovery trails for pedaling in the heart of nature

Le Livradois-Forez: a regional natural park with streams, forests and trails just waiting to be discovered.

The largest mountain biking area in France

125 marked circuits and 2780 km of non-stop tracks! The Livradois-Forez is a whole world to explore on two wheels.

A cultural journey in an exceptional place

Located on the edge of Durolle, the contemporary art center Le Creux de l'Enfer surprises.

Sacred music, chamber music in the heart of La Chaise-Dieu

About thirty classical music concerts organized at the Saint-Robert abbey and around La Chaise-Dieu.

As night falls, seize the moment

Under the starry sky of Livradois-Forez, in front of the Chaîne des Puys, in the museums open at night: discover Auvergne differently.

Hosts concerned about the preservation of the environment

Through an approach to preserve the nature of Livradois-Forez, hosts choose to enhance it.

Livradois-Forez, land of snowflakes

As every year the snow returns: skiing, snowshoeing, walks and cocooning are again on the program.

On horseback, by bike, on a scooter: explore the paths differently

All it takes is a good idea to change your locomotion habits. Abandon your car and set out to conquer the paths.

In the streets of Ambert, full light on the fourme

Every summer, the Fourmofolies pay homage to the emblem of an entire territory.

A cutlery show bringing together the whole world

Coutellia is the most important festival dedicated to knives in Europe.

A festival of classical, jazzy, memorable concerts

Les Concerts de Vollore has established itself as a major event for lovers of music without borders.
The changing landscapes of Livradois-Forez draw a variety of routes for cycling lovers or cycling enthusiasts.

Classical music, workshops, a choir: ask for the program

The Festival des Rencontres Arioso - the classical nights of Thiers organizes concerts of classical and jazzy music in Thiers and Vichy.

Free to taste the most sulphurous of condiments

Billom's pink garlic makes your taste buds travel and proves to be an ally for your health.

Concerts and shows in the heart of an Auvergne volcano

Since 2006, the Montpeloux Festival has hosted a program rich in crossroads and detours.

In the streets of Billom, under the summer sun

Tastebud alert! The Garlic Fair awaits you in Billom, in the heart of the Tuscany of Auvergne: the Mediterranean sun invites you...

Embark on a journey through time

Relive the rail epic with the Discovery Trains between Ambert and La Chaise-Dieu.

The wonders of the earth, the pleasure of the taste buds

Discover these exceptional places of French gastronomy, these tasty products.

A good-natured race on the roads of the regional natural park

Driven by the Copains-Cyfac organization, the Cyclo has been traveling the roads of Livradois-Forez for more than thirty years.

A festival that sets fire to the lake of Ambert

Concerts, shows, parties... The World Festival of Ambert makes you discover the cultures of the world, between musical tradition and modernity.

Come hang out in the middle of the medieval town

In July the streets of Thiers resonate with all the music to make you live a unique Auvergne experience.

An ancestral art in Auvergne: the creations of potters

The Potters' Market brings together dozens of local artisans in Bort l'Etang, near Lezoux, for a weekend.
More than 40 remarkable sites of taste meet in Billom to discover emblematic products.