Tourism, Sport and Culture
Arriving at the chestnut forests of the Cantal… you have already reached the South… , the granite stones become blond, the softness of the climate and curves of the landscape suggest the closely related influences of the Lot and the Aveyron.
On the borders of these departments, architectures intertwine, accents merge.
For the pleasure of our guests, the available activities multiply courtesy of our rivers (discover them here)
and our lakes (more info here).
Not to mention the superb « Golf de Haute Auvergne » (15km) and the International Karting at Pers (10km).
A multitude of activities await, the walks, the excursions, the visits…
Lots of information can be found on the following links : chataigneraie-cantal.com
and more widely on : cantal-destination.com.
Marcolès, as well as Montsalvy, Laroquebrou … are charming preserved historic villages, located all around Concasty, in the heart of the chestnut woodlands of the Cantal.
Some proudly display their label « small towns of character » and there you can see the careful preservation of these small medieval wonders, where the future is enriched by the past. Others extend their influence and recognition by inventing and hosting lively Summer festivals…
Beyond the Châtaigneraie, you will find many castles, the Treasure of Conques, the medieval city of Salers, Figeac, Rocamadour… discover, visit, learn, taste all in the proximity of Concasty and as everyone likes to say it : « The region changes every 20 kms! »
An introduction to the treasures of our area :
Cantal is also the site of one of the oldest volcanoes where buildings constructed from volcanic rock rise austere and majestic.
Located at the entrance of the Regional Natural Park of the Volcanoes of the Auvergne, Salers is a real architectural gem classified amongst the « Most Beautiful Villages of France ». Perched at nine hundred and forty-seven meters, its dark lava ramparts and unspoilt houses have resisted the onslaught of wind and weapons … read more
Discovery of the Lot
Figeac, an architecture between heritage and creation…
The Champollion Museum became the Museum of Ancient Scripture and is the flagship of this city of art history … read more
Rocamadour, A vertiginous site clinging to the flank of a limestone cliff where daring constructions contribute to the global reach of this exceptional site… without forgetting all the other historical treasures gathered in a region at once so similar and yet so different… read more
Conques is a well frequented stop on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. Nestled in lush greenery on a hillside overlooking the river Dourdou, the village seems straight out of the Middle Ages… read more