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.
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.
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. Click for more route details
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
In 2017 Clermont Ferrand airport is served from the UK by FlyKiss (from Luton) and Ryanair (London Stansted).
There are low cost flights (Easyjet) to the airport at Lyon St.
Ryanair flies from Stansted to Rodez