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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Puy-de-Dôme

Arconsat - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Puy-de-Dôme

For chandeliers, Arconsat enjoys an ideal location overlooking the valley Durolle for the taste of true values in the quiet and relaxation or the word "Nature" takes its full meaning in the heart of this forest of 'wealth undisputed European level through its length and diversity of its wildlife, its trees and flora.

The food is not left to Arconsat, Capital World Sausage Cabbage, defended tooth and nail by the Brotherhood of the same name, a specialty of the village for centuries and increasingly popular across regional borders, national and international.

Geographical information

Latitude45.8894499 (N 45° 53’ 22”)
Longitude3.7131100 (E 3° 42’ 47”)
AltitudeFrom 631m to 1287m
Surface area22.63 km²
Population650 inhabitants
Density28 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureClermont-Ferrand (60 km, 47 min)
Insee code63008
IntercommunalityCC de la Montagne Thiernoise

Nearest cities & towns

Chabreloche2.5 km (6 min)
Chausseterre7.3 km (12 min)
Celles-sur-Durolle9 km (14 min)
Les Salles10.1 km (20 min)
La Monnerie-le-Montel10.5 km (15 min)
Saint-Romain-d'Urfé11.1 km (17 min)
Cervières11.4 km (17 min)
Noirétable12.2 km (14 min)
Saint-Priest-la-Prugne12.4 km (19 min)
Saint-Just-en-Chevalet13.4 km (19 min)
Palladuc13.5 km (19 min)
Viscomtat13.9 km (18 min)
Saint-Rémy-sur-Durolle14.4 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

On foot, horseback, mountain bike, ski station (the neck of the House) or any other means of locomotion, you are welcome in this town where the views are numerous.

Gastronomic specialty: the Sausage Cabbage Arconsat.

The village makes its own knife created by a local artisan whose cutlery can be visited by appointment by calling +33 4 73 94 22 77.

Events and festivities

Patronal festival 2nd weekend in June


The village of Arconsat the heart of the Woods-Black
The village of Arconsat the heart of the Woods-Black
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The town of Arconsat
The town of Arconsat
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Stone Ginich
Stone Ginich
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Arconsat, world capital of sausage cabbage
Arconsat, world capital of sausage cabbage
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The Brotherhood of sausage cabbage
The Brotherhood of sausage cabbage
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Arconsat the Knife ®
Arconsat the Knife ®
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshop
Arts and CraftsFreeArconsat
Knife-making workshop tour
Arts and CraftsFreeThiers (14 km)
Whitewater rafting on the Allier
Sports sensations20 € Vichy (35 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Villages of the Côte Roannaise
Car itineraryEasy4h00Cordelle (28 km)
Rilly Castle Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Cordelle (28 km)
Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice, Pêt d'Âne and La Roche Castle
Car itineraryEasy5h00Cordelle (28 km)
Mars Peninsula
HikeEasy3h00Cordelle (28 km)
Henriette's Trail
HikeEasy2h30Auzelles (36 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals