Chalmazel is a small village located 900 m above sea level, northwest of the department. Chalmazel is in the heart of the High Chaumes is a listed sensitive natural area. Rivers, ponds, mountains are the wealth of this village. Chalmazel also includes a ski resort, the slopes we are at 1120 m altitude, and the tops of them to 1640 m altitude.
Chalmazel is a village that lives through the seasons. Whether its ski slopes in winter or summer forest acrobatic park, Chalmazel offers sports activities throughout the year. Heritage is also unavoidable Chalmazel, the castle of Marcilly-Talaru was built in the 13th century by the Counts of Drill. You can also admire in Chalmazel, the windows of Theodore Hanssen in the village church. Their story will be told through the voice of Brigitte Fossey. A dozen hiking is done on the village of Chalmazel.
A market is held every Wednesday in the village of Chalmazel, where you can find throughout the year, local products, such as Fourme Montbrison. Every year, the Col du Béal, you can participate in the feast of blueberries. Every two years, is organized in Chalmazel, a medieval festival.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
The Museum of Fourme, also called House Sauvagnarde, is a must. It is located Sauvain, 10 minutes from Chalmazel. It offers a traditional farm architecture, rural life, the clog, and the production of the ant, local product. Close to Chalmazel in Saint-Bonnet-le-Courreau you can discover the mill Masson, to attend the production of rapeseed oil, nuts such as 100 years ago ...