Small village of Cantal in Auvergne region Rhône-Alpes, Menet takes place at the heart of the Auvergne volcanoes, on the banks of a natural lake about fifteen hectares. It is located eighty kilometers from Aurillac, near Trizac Riom-es-Montagnes and Sauvat.
Extensive, the common Menet was born in the nineteenth century from the merger with Lagane and Albania, by order of King Louis Philippe. Very old, the city has seen human occupation since Gallo-Roman times, as evidenced by the remains of the ancient oppidum of the Puy de Menoyre but began to really develop in the course of the Middle Ages with the construction Abbey nearby Brocq.
Today the city continues Auvergne seduce visitors passing through its amazing architectural and natural heritage but also by its cultural dynamism.