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.
Interests and activities:
Swimming pool "aquafolie". Play pool outside of 400 m², 2 water slides (60 and 25 m), 3 paddling pools.
Tennis, Vorey has two lighted fields.
Boule Lyonnaise, indoor and outdoor courts bowling.
Gym tonic and soft gym.
Fishing pond "The Rainbow" (without permits).
Angling. Vorey is crossed by two major rivers: the Loire River Arzon.
Dirt scooter (the scooter off-road).
Great Hiking trails through the town of Vorey: the Way of Saint Jacques de Compostela (GR 3), and the Tour du Velay (GR 40).
5 small hiking trails start 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 ancient castle razed in 1592 by order of the League.
Walk in the town of Vorey "There was once a wine village ..."
A Vertaure: Fountain St. Martin, curious water holes on the side of rock fed by seepage.
The weekly market takes place every Sunday morning and is very popular in summer.
7 night markets are held from 18h to 22h Wednesday between July 10 and August 21. These markets have the label of farmers' markets countries, there are 8 in Haute-Loire, have regional producers but also local artists and artisans. A different animation for each market is organized.
Garage sale: Spring to mid-April, up Moulettes.
On 13 July, a picnic was organized, followed by torchlight, the fireworks of the canoe and a popular dance.
The popular, local festival, held on the third Sunday of September. On this occasion a second torchlight is organized and a second firework is fired on Saturday evening, followed by a disco ball. Many fairground rides and attractions on the main square.
A living authors of the Haute-Loire takes place every year in November at the municipal library.
The following Sunday November 25, the day of St. Catherine held the great annual fair has many exhibitors.
A Christmas market is held on the first Sunday of December.
Throughout the year are organized card games and bingo and indoor bocce and bowling alley in the inside and outside. 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.