Music Valley - La haute vallée de l'Allier, Auvergne, France Auvergne - France:
 The high valley of the Allier.
between Brioude and Langeac.
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Music-valley.org covers the High valley of the river Allier, from Brioude to Langeac, in the department of Haute Loire. It covers the communes of Brioude, Vieille Brioude, Saint Ilpize, Villeneuve d'Allier, Blassac, Lavoûte Chilhac, Chilhac, Aubazat, Reilhac, and Langeac.
Places to visit Concerts and events Outdoor pursuits Accommodation  Restaurants Welcome


By Road...
From Paris:
(5 hrs)
Exit Paris on the Autoroute de l'Ouest, at Orleans, take  A71 Motorway to Clermont-Ferrand. Exit from the A75 motorway, south of Clermont Ferrand, at Exit 20. Follow the N 102 to Brioude.

From the Channel ports. (6 - 7 hrs)
Calais, Boulogne:  Follow the A 16 motorway to Abbeville, then the A 28 to Rouen. From Rouen, follow the signs for Evreux (and Paris). Avoid Paris, but following through Evreux, Dreux and Chartres. Join the Paris motorway just before Orleans, then follow the A 71 to Clermont-Ferrand. Exit from the A75 motorway, south of Clermont Ferrand, at Exit 20. Follow the N 102 to Brioude.

From Lyon (3 hrs)
Take motorway to Saint Etienne, then follow signs for Le Puy. At Le Puy, follow signs for Clermont Ferrand. After the pass at Fix St Geneys, the road runs downhill for fiften miles. Turn left, before St. Georges Aurac, for langeac. Or continue straight along the N 102 for Brioude.


By air ...
Clermont Ferrand airport has regular flights to and from Paris, and many other French airports. There are also direct flights to certain European airports, but currently non in the UK.

There are low cost flights (Easyjet) to the airport at Lyon St. Exupéry.
Ryanair flies from Stansted to Rodez