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.
Leisure and activities:
Pool "aquafolie". Outdoor fun pool 400 m², 2 waterslides (60 and 25 m), 3 wading pools.
Tennis Vorey has 2 floodlit.
Boule Lyonnaise, covered outdoor courts and bowling.
Gym tonic and gentle gym.
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.
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.
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.
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.