Châteldon is a town where develops an economic activity (markets, fairs), from the thirteenth century. It is located at the foot of the castle of the stronghold of Castrum Odonis of the Count of Auvergne Guy II. Taken by force, around the year 1200, by Archimbaud on behalf of Lord Bourbon Guy de Dampierre, we can see a story of the fight between Philip Augustus, King of France allied with the Bourbons, and the King of England supported by the Counts of Auvergne.
The water of Châteldon:
"The waters of Châteldon will heal your Majesty sometimes, will often relieve and comfort you always." It is in these terms that Fagon, Doctor of the Court, recommends as early as 1650 the water of Louis XIV to Châteldon. Conquered by the benefits of the water of Châteldon, the Sun King comes regularly by bottles from Auvergne for its daily use in Versailles. But for Châteldon, the royal road does not stop there since in 1778, Dr. Desbrest, Councilor of King Louis XIV and Doctor of the armies, publishes a treaty of Mineral Waters of Châteldon. A work in which he describes Châteldon as the lightest and most digestible water of the Kingdom. Today, Châteldon water is produced at only 1,000,000 passes per year. Châteldon is not just a table water, it's simply the water of large tables. It is also found in major hotels and starred restaurants. Because of its delicacy and rarity, Châteldon is ideally suited to be selected by the most famous delicatessens. Exclusively packaged in a 75cl bottle, Châteldon is thus present in the shelves of the largest grocery stores in Paris or at grocers around Thiers.