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Photos of the last guided stay

CASTLES walking stay from September 9th to 16th, 2017


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drapeau anglaisLena A. (18/09/2017)

We were a group of 28 walkers who all had a great time. The hotel was clean and comfortable, and the facilities were lovely. I particularly enjoyed my spa afternoon in the sauna and jacuzzi, while oth...all the comments



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Single centre guided walking - summer 2017

Walking and wellness at the highest of Massif Central

Rambling on the high plateaux of Mézenc and Ardèche. Discover unspoilt hamlets and farms with stone roofs, and old extinct volcanoes like Gerbier de Jonc, the source of the Loire. Relax in our new spa with indoor pool, sauna, jacuzzi and massage room !

Enjoy the jacuzzi with 5 seats and 1 lounge seat. The hotel indoor swimming pool (9m50 x 3m80, temperature 80° and 82°F). Spa with sauna and cold water bucket shower. The Cirque of Les Boutières and the Mont Mézenc. Walkers on the Rocks of Les Cuzets. The spa, surrounded by large windows. The Blue Lake, massif of Meygal. The massage room. The sauna with hot stones oven. Walking at Ribalasse, Ardèche. The jacuzzi, over the pool and the terrace. Village of Les Estables. Hikers on the summit of Suc de Chapteuil. Backside, the Rock of the Tortoise. Cold water bucket shower in the spa. Pounti auvergnat and ratatouille, for a picnic during the walking. On the edge of the Loire, near Bonnefont. Walking in the cirque of Médille. The lounge with fireplace, to read quietly. The Sucs of La Lauzière and Taupernas, from La Clède pass. In the Rimande valley. Village of Borée and Mont Mézenc. Walkers on the summit of Mézenc ; behind, Les Estables. Chapell on the Rock of Soutron. Close to the pool, the solarium... Near the Suc of Les Coux. Ramblers arriving at the hotel La Découverte. Charolaise cow at Les Estables. Walking in the Loire gorges, near Goudet. Panorama over the Boutières. The restaurant and the common table for all the walkers.

Five days' trekking and a one-day excursion, accompanied by your hosts, to discover the Velay area, the high plateaux of the Mézenc and the Ardèche mountains, the flora and fauna, the local history, heritage and volcanoes.

Each evening, back at the hotel, you'll enjoy our new spa freely : indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, multijet shower and jacuzzi with view over the hotel garden and the high plains of Mézenc.

To relax you more, you’ll also benefit from a 45 min massage and a 45 min collective relaxation session. All the spa is inside the hotel, you won't have to go anywhere else !

All inclusive holiday in full board.
Lenght : 8 days/7 nights, from the Saturday afternoon to the following Saturday morning.
Dates : Each week from May 6th to September 23rd, 2017.
Level : 1 or 2 groups, depending on the number of participants.
Sporty, athletic: 15 to 18 km, differences in height from 500 to 800 metres, 5 to 6 hours' walking.
Unhurried: 12 to 16 km, differences in height from 400 to 600 metres, 5 to 6 hours' walking.
Intermediate if only one group.
Lunch is carried twice in the rucksack, and brought out to you three times by minibus.

Single centre guided walking holiday information sheetSingle centre guided walking holiday information sheet  2017

Note : the price in single room is obligatory for the single persons.

General Terms of Sale

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The payment is made on the server of our bank (Crédit Agricole) and not on our website. The transaction is secured by E-transactions CA. Once you have entered the details of your stay, you will be redirected to the server of Crédit Agricole.


  • Two-week stay : discount 5 % for the 2 weeks.
  • Discount for the children in the parents' room : children over 12 years : - 20 %

* (not available for the on-line booking - contact us by phone or by mail) :

Our prices include :

  • the full board, from Saturday evening to following Saturday morning,
  • the freely access to the spa : indoor pool, the multi-jet shower, sauna and jacuzzi,
  • the 45 minutes collective relaxation session
  • the 45 minutes re-energising massage
  • guides on the treks,
  • our ideas and help to organise the free day,
  • transport during your stay for the organised activities,
  • hotel car-park.

What you pay for :

  • Optional insurance : the cancellation and interrupted occupancy :
    3.9 % of the total amount of the stay (minimum : € 8). Purchase it at the time of booking. more...
  • the station (Le Puy en Velay) to hotel shuttle service on a fixed timetable : € 35 per person return (please enquire for train timetables and for booking at least one week in advance)
  • any museum visits
  • drinks at the hotel bar and during meals, extras,
  • visitor's tax : € 0.80 per person per day for adults.

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