Vorey

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TownVorey
Insee code43267
Postcode43800
Latitude45.1866150
Longitude3.9090500
AltitudeFrom 510 to 948 meters
Surface39.23 km²
Population1456 inhabitants
Density37 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsSaint-Vincent at 7.1 km (8 min)
Chief townLe Puy-en-Velay (at 23 km, 29 min)Roche-en-Régnier at 7.7 km (11 min)
DepartmentHaute-LoireSaint-Pierre-du-Champ at 8.5 km (12 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located at the confluence of the Loire and Arzon, Vorey enjoys a privileged position. Near its source, the Loire is a river that flows through wild gorges beautiful that expand to make a case that canton.

With around 1500 inhabitants, the town of Vorey-sur-Arzon developed around a former Benedictine priory dependent Abbey Chazes whose portal is novel in Le Puy-en-Velay in the garden Henri Vinay . The town fell under the Velay province in 1789.

The dynamism of its people and its businesses can enjoy in this village a more pleasant stay. Swimming, fishing, sports, walking or cycling, will surely delight fans.

The weekly market will find local products and thus enjoy the wealth of a country.

Vorey-sur-Arzon, is a city, mother of famous people, because he grew up three important characters: Louis Jouvet, actor and famous alumnus schools Vorey, whose father built the Pont du Chambon Vorey, Philibert Besson, "Founding Father" of the Euro which was one of the first to speak of a single currency, the Europa and finally Pierre Favier, painter Vellave site.

Gourmets will be satisfied by the regional cuisine, especially in winter with the pot Auvergne. The Puy lentils with the AOC label, mushrooms, fish, black sheep of Velay, frogs, meat and cheese of the Auvergne are all very appreciated.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Leisure and activities:
  • Pool "aquafolie". Outdoor fun pool 400 m², 2 waterslides (60 and 25 m), 3 wading pools.
  • Canoeing.
  • Tennis Vorey has 2 floodlit.
  • Petanque.
  • Boule Lyonnaise, covered outdoor courts and bowling.
  • Gym tonic and gentle gym.
  • Basketball.
  • Zumba.
  • Yoga.
  • Strength.
  • Tours ATV.
  • Archery.
  • Fishing Pond "L'Arc en Ciel" (without fishing license).
  • Fishing. Vorey is crossed by two major rivers: the Loire River and Arzon.
  • Dirt scoot (the all-terrain scooter).
  • Large Hiking trails traverse the town Vorey: The Way of Saint Jacques de Compostela (GR 3), and the Tour du Velay (GR 40).
  • 5 ways small hikes depart from Vorey, you can see through the guidebook Hiking Small (PR) available at the tourist office, located on the ground floor of the pier.
  • Local Heritage:
  • The Fort, traces of an old feudal castle destroyed in 1592 by order of the League.
  • Walk in the village of Vorey "There was once a wine village ..."
  • A Vertaure: Fountain St. Martin, curious water holes on the side of rock fed by infiltration.
  • Remains of ancient road to Craponne.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Chamalières-sur-Loire,   Train station of La Voute-sur-Loire,   Train station of Saint-Vincent-le-Chateau,   Train station of Vorey
Information pointsTourist Office of Vorey

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Weekly Market every Sunday morning in the squares of Moulettes and Henri Champagnac, very busy in summer.
  • 8 night markets from 18h to 22h Wednesday between July 2 and August 20. In these markets, which have the label of farmers' markets of countries (there are 8 in Haute-Loire), are present regional producers as well as local artists and artisans. A different animation for each market is organized by local associations.
  • Garage sale: in April, the place Moulettes and along the green corridor.
  • On 13 July, picnic, followed by torchlight, the firework display of the canoe and a hoedown.
  • The popular, local festival, held on the Sunday of the Holy Cross or, if it is in the week following Sunday with a second torchlight and a second fireworks on Saturday night, followed by a dance disco. Many rides and fairground attractions on the main square.
  • Living the authors of the Haute-Loire every year in November at the municipal library.
  • The Sunday after November 25, the day of St. Catherine, great annual fair in the squares and along the main street with many exhibitors.
  • Christmas Market on the first Sunday of December.
  • Throughout the year contests are organized Belote and lotto inside, and, of bocce and bowling bowls in interior and exterior. Football matches, tennis and handball are held throughout the year.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Château de Polignac in Lavoûte Lavoûte-sur-Loire. Open: Daily from Easter to Halloween. April-May-October: 14h-18h (weekdays by reservation). June-July-August-September: from 10h to 13h and 14h to 19h.
  • Mills Blanlhac above Rosières. Opening in July and August: Wednesdays in July and August, starting at 14.30 mills to the parking (follow signs); Mondays in July and August 1530 in parking mills.
  • Romanesque Church Chamalières-sur-Loire. Open: Open house all year opening hours of the Tourist Office in Chamalieres-sur-Loire. Guided tours in summer.
  • Beaulieu: Romanesque church of the 12th century.
  • Lavoûte-sur-Loire: Romanesque church of the 12th century.
  • Saint-Pierre-du-Champ: Church of the 11th century.
  • Saint-Maurice-de-Roche of the 11th century Romanesque church, rebuilt in the 19th century.
  • Rosieres: neo-Romanesque church (1901 - 1902). Apse of the 12th century.
  • Saint-Etienne-Lardeyrol: Romanesque church, priory of La Chaise-Dieu.
  • Aqua Passion Center, indoor pool of 250 m² Lavoûte-sur-Loire.
  • Stargazing at Mézères. Every night of the year by appointment.
  • Paragliding: sites off of Roche-en-Régnier, Lavoûte-sur-Loire.
  • Meeting International Balloon Festival in November each year, especially starting from the Castle and Emblavez Lavoûte-Polignac.
  • Shooting at Beaulieu: Rifle and pistol, from 8 years. A shooting at 10 m and 25-50 m in Beaulieu-sur-Loire Lavoûte.
  • Running Club in Rosières.
  • The ancient mechanism of the Gorges de la Loire, in July in St. Vincent.
  • Freeride Lavoûte-sur-Loire.
  • Moto-club Lavoûte-sur-Loire.
  • Horseback riding at Saint-Etienne-Lardeyrol.
  • Rock climbing in Chamalieres Costaros-sur-Loire. Altitude: 950 m. Minimum height: 40 m. Maximum Height: 110 m. 42 tracks classified 4a-8a.
  • Via ferrata du Puy of Juscles near Rosieres is an easy via ferrata where the path may be done as a family.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Stained glass window courseCraft400 €Monlet (15.8 km)
Fishing for beginners and improversNature and the outdoorsFrom 85 € to 145 €Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon (19.3 km)

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PHOTOS

Pool AquafoliePool Aquafolie
 
Bords de LoireBords de Loire
ChurchChurch
 
Small Heritage: furnace LarouxSmall Heritage: furnace Laroux
Halle on Sunday morning marketHalle on Sunday morning market
 
City Hall, Town Hall SquareCity Hall, Town Hall Square
Retirement HomeRetirement Home
 
Cultural Centre in PierCultural Centre in Pier
Small Heritage: Changeac furnaceSmall Heritage: Changeac furnace
 
Square MoulettesSquare Moulettes
CrècheCrèche
 
Bridge Chambon built by the father of Louis JouvetBridge Chambon built by the father of Louis Jouvet
Bridge over the ArzonBridge over the Arzon
 
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School Louis JouvetSchool Louis Jouvet
 
Vacation VillageVacation Village
Fountain with the bust of Philibert BessonFountain with the bust of Philibert Besson
 
Bust of Philibert BessonBust of Philibert Besson
Local MarketLocal Market
  

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WEATHER

Saturday 29 November
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Min. 7°C - Max. 11°C
Sunday 30 November
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Min. 2°C - Max. 11°C
Monday 1 December
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Min. -1°C - Max. 5°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge du Brabant  
8.7
Roche-en-Régnier
Old recipes - A rustic kitchen and old ... Welcome to The Auberge du Brabant Roche-en-Régnier! Stone fireplace - At the foot of Mount Miaune on the plateau of Roche-en-Régnier between...
Located 5.6 km from Vorey15 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe sabot de l'Atre  
9.8
Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon
In the region of Saint Etienne, lost in the heart of the campaign is this building dating XVII centuries. Tastefully renovated, it is in this quiet and green that you can discover the...
Located 19.5 km from Vorey25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLes Pierres Bleues    
9.9
Saint-Vincent
Near the Puy en Velay, on the way to Santiago de Compostella, Annie and J. Pierre welcome you from April to October in a farm built of volcanic stone, typical of the Haute-Loire. Three...
Located 2.6 km from VoreyFrom 63 € to 68 € the double room 
Farm with 4 bedroomsChambre d'hotes les varennes  
Beaulieu
Rooms and the host tables varennes. In the south of Auvergne, in the heart of the Gorges de la Loire, on the Camino de Santiago and close to the Puy en Velay, Heritage of Unesco, jacqueline...
Located 6.9 km from VoreyFrom 60 € to 71 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLa Gourmantine    
9.3
Polignac
Located in Auvergne, near Le Puy-en-Velay, in a 18th century stone farmhouse, fully restored, at the foot of a 10th century feudal fortress, Monique et Daniel chaulet offer you 5 comfortable...
Located 13.4 km from VoreyFrom 56 € to 66 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Villa for 7 personsLe Puy-en-Velay
Le Puy-en-Velay
Villa, late nineteenth century, in trees 2000 m ² fenced, with large terrace of 60 m ², near the city center. Stunning views of the Puy-en-Velay and its region. Comfort. Sitting room,...
Located 16.4 km from VoreyFrom 610 € to 679 € per week 
House for 5 personsLe moulin de Mistoux
Saint-Georges-Lagricol
The accomodation is in an aisle of the mill along a small river. This is suitable for 4 to 6 people with full equipped kitchen, 2 bedrooms, lounge and bathroom. Walking.
Located 16.8 km from VoreyFrom 300 € to 340 € per week 
Ground floor for 4 personsChambres d'Hôtes et Gîtes des Sucs.
Yssingeaux
In the south of Auvergne, we rent several guest rooms by the night or week, and Holiday week, one of which is rated 3 stars by the Tourist Office and the Prefecture of the Haute-Loire...
Located 19 km from VoreyFrom 307 € to 338 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
105 places over 4 haCamping de la rochelambert    
9.4
Saint-Paulien
At the heart of the south of Auvergne, near Le Puy en Velay, the site is located at the foot of the castle. It is bordered by a wild river and a nature trail through the trees. Halfway...
Located 11.7 km from VoreyFrom 13.30 € to 19.70 € per day 
130 places over 5 haCamping d'Audinet    
8.5
Brives-Charensac
Situated on the Loire. 115 sites-2 bungalows-13 mobile homes-Service Area camping car-pizzeria-playground.
Located 16 km from VoreyFrom 13.25 € to 16.35 € per day 

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HOTELS

Logis Des Rives De L'Arzon - Hotel in VoreyLogis Des Rives De L'Arzon    
7.7
Vorey
The hotel offers charming and welcoming rooms in enchanting settings. All the rooms are stylishly decorated and provide quiet accommodation for a relaxing stay. Logis De France Des...
Located in VoreyRoom from 55 €
Hôtel des Voyageurs - Hotel in VoreyHôtel des Voyageurs 
Vorey
Offering a restaurant, Hôtel des Voyageurs is located in Vorey. Free WiFi access is provided. Each room here will provide you with a TV. Private bathrooms have a bath or shower and...
Located in VoreyRoom from 30 €
Hôtel Des Voyageurs - Hotel in VoreyHôtel Des Voyageurs     
7.7
Bellevue-la-Montagne
Hotel des Voyageurs is situated in the village of Bellevue la Montagne, in the Haute-Loire region. It offers en-suite accommodation with free Wi-Fi access and views of the surrounding...
Located 8 km from VoreyRoom from 40 €

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Deltour Hôtel Le Puy En Velay
Located just outside the centre of Le Puy en Velay, this hotel offers comfortable rooms equipped with en suite facilities, a large desk and free Wi-Fi...
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Hôtel des Capucins
Located in the town of Le Puy-en-Velay, this hotel features and a terrace in the garden. It offers modern guest rooms with...
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