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Find a hotel a vacation rental a bed and breakfast a campsite a restaurant a leisure activity a flight a rental car Near your destination Langeac town centre Church Saint-Gal (Langeac) Tourist Office of Langeac (Langeac) Train station of Langeac (Langeac) Priory of Chanteuges (Chanteuges) Church Saint-Saturnin (Chanteuges) Museum of the Fer Blanc Ancien et Moderne (Saint-Arcons-d'Allier) Mount Coupet (Mazeyrat-d'Allier) Wood of Combeneyre (Aubazat) Church Saint-Pierre (Arlet) Chapel of Peyrusse (Aubazat) Train station of Saint-Georges-d'Aurac (Paulhaguet) Museum of paléontologie (Chilhac) Church Sainte-Croix de Vissac (Vissac-Auteyrac) Church Saint-Cirgues (Saint-Cirgues) Tourist Office of Lavoûte-Chilhac (Lavoûte-Chilhac) Castle of Chavaniac (Chavaniac-Lafayette) Train station of Lachaud-Curmilhac (Vissac-Auteyrac) Chapel Sainte-Marie-des-Chazes (Saint-Julien-des-Chazes) Tourist Office of Siaugues-Sainte-Marie (Siaugues-Sainte-Marie) Church Saint-André (Prades) Church Saint-Pierre (Mazerat-Aurouze) Tourist Office of Paulhaguet (Paulhaguet) Village of Paulhaguet Train station of Paulhaguet (Paulhaguet) Church Saint-Pierre (Chastel) Church Sainte-Madeleine (Saint-Ilpize) Forest of Auvers (Auvers) Mount Mouchet (Auvers) Church Saint-Médard (Saugues) Search Create an itinerary around Langeac - Add to favorites - Link to this page
Langeac, one of the "thirteen large towns of Auvergne, marquis of General Lafayette.
"Langat" enters the regional history than to the early 11th century. His early church was dedicated to St. Gal, Bishop of Clermont-Ferrand and uncle of Gregory of Tours. After the 12th century a century of prosperity will give Langeac his final figure. The small market town is peopled with artisans, practitioners, people dress, a rich merchant class appears. The 16th and 17th centuries were the heyday of the city. Following the Napoleonic wars, the craft and business overflowing with orders. The exploitation of wood, stone quarries, coal mines, antimony, lead, silver-fed river traffic that failed to slow the often devastating flood of the Allier. This was the railroad that solved the problem to the 1860s and, following the workshop facilities maintenance and repair of locomotives.
Old Street, near the college, the charm of yesteryear The collegiate church of Saint-Gal Gate, a remnant of the old rampart Place aux Sabots dressed stone ocher La Maison du Jacquemart Street Dumas with salt stores in the Middle Ages The Monastery of St. Catherine of Siena. Market: Tuesday and Thursday mornings Organic Fair: May Feast of St. Gal: 1st weekend of July Feast Day of Beauty: late July Large flea market: around July 14
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND The Tourist Train gorges of the Allier: between Langeac Langogne and where no road goes Activities: Canoeing, rafting, swimming, hiking, adventure trails in the forest, climbing ... Visit churches, castles, museums ... Medieval village deserted Montchauvet to Saugues All leisure activities around Langeac
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Les escargots bleus
Located at the entrance to the gorges of the Haut-Allier, calm and wild, you are in a site: the great rock and basalt columns that dominate the sandy beach. Located between the Velay... Located 11.3 km from Langeac 11 € per day All campsites around Langeac
Auberge De Chanteuges
Auberge De Chanteuges is located close to Langeac, on the Desges River, and features a big garden with a terrace, a game room and a traditional restaurant. A bike garage is at your... Located 590 m from Langeac Room from 48 € All hotels around Langeac
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