Being active


The area is ideal for all kinds of (sports)activities in nature.

Below you find a selection of the many possibilities, with links to various sites. A list that you yourself can effortlessly expand using the existing Internet connection.

Hiking (in the vicinity)
From the village many walking routes are possible. Some of them are shown in the centre of the village on a sign. There are many sites which provide routes.

Cycling/Mountain Biking (in the vicinity)
For the not entirely untrained cyclist there are wonderful trips to make. For cyclists and mountain bikers there are many signposted routes.

Swimming (at 30 km)
Besides in your own pool, you can swim in the larger rivers. There is a beach in Vichy on the banks of the Allier river.

Along the Allier/Sioul/Loire there are several possibilities to rent canoes and peddle downstream to explore the countryside and picnic on the river banks.

Parachute jumping (at 15 km)
In Lapalisse, on the airfield, you can take an adventurous sky dive (supported or not).

Mountaineering (at 10 km)
At a distance of 10 km you will find different climbing routes in the Grand Bois in Chatel Montagne. GPS coordinates: @ 46.112516, 3.670249

  • Rock climbing site Rocher des Darots near Chatel Montagne. (with pictures of the climbing routes)
    Here you find the exact location.

Puy-de-Dôme (at 80 km)
About 80 volcanoes you can climb yourself, they are five thousand years old, the highest is the the Puy-de-Dôme. Or for convenience, you can now also get a train ride up. From the Puy you have a truly magnificent view of the surroundings (in clear weather you can see up to the Alps). Close by is the educational theme park Vulcania. Also easily combined with a visit to Clermont-Ferrand.

Eating, Swimming, canoeing, pedal boating, adventure park and fishing (at 15 km)
To the south by the lake "Plan d'Eau Saint-Clément", you can swim, canoe, pedal boat and fish.

The adventure park consists of rope climbing exercises, obstacle courses and zip-lines intended for recreation.

  • There's a snack restaurant with a terrace.
  • Plan d'eau near Saint-Clement. (see a video of the location).
  • Fishing on the following species:

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Horseback Riding (3 km)
At a distance of 3 km there is a riding school where you can make group trail rides.

Nearby there are several golf courses. Among others the following two:

Cross-country skiing in the Summer? (at 26 km)
In La Loge des Gardes you can practice not only cross-country skiing and skiing in the winter but also sports activities in the summer. Summer variants of bobsledding and many types of runs.

Theme amusement park (at 50 km)
For the whole family from young to old.

Another adventure park (at 15 km)
For the whole family from young to old.

Trout Fishing (20 km)
For the whole family from young to old.

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