Medieval town of 1047 inhabitants located 890 m above sea level and covers 2900 hectares on the edge of two regions of Auvergne and Rhône-Alpes. Commune Haute-Loire, bordering the Loire and Puy-de-Dome. Halfway between Le Puy-en-Velay and St Etienne (50 km), 13 km from Craponne-sur-Arzon, 15 km from Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau, 105 km from Lyon.
One to the west, south, one north, they are not less than three doors that allow entry to the fortified medieval village of Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon. A quiet walk in the streets, if the eye was a bit curious, you will not fail to admire the many remnants of past centuries, especially the towers of the castle and church, which houses, among other things, a Pietà the fifteenth. In this rich heritage, in addition to village, house of assembly, bakery, chapel of Notre-Dame de Lorette, Calvary Lurou (Boisset-Up) ...
EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS
Race Cacharat Coast in July.
Cultural Week in late July-early August.
Garage sale, the first Sunday in August.
Vogue annual weekend before August 15.
Christmas market and Telethon, the first weekend of December.