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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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Wellness & winter guided multi activity - winter 2018

Snow and wellness special end of year on Mézenc

Enjoy Christmas or the New Year on a skiing holiday! For the occasion, we suggest a combination of activities: cross-country skiing (2 and a half days), snow-shoeing (2 and a half days) and a very enjoyable introduction to the biathlon (half a day). Then, relax in our new spa with indoor pool, sauna, jacuzzi and massage room !

Ski de fond dans la neige fraîche de décembre. Raquette à neige près de l'hôtel La Découverte. Montée au Mont Chaulet. Pin sculpté en haut du Mézenc. Biathlon : tout le monde se prend au jeu ! Tir couché : maîtriser son tir malgré un effort en ski fait juste avant. Quelques feuillus bien décorés par la neige. Descente du Mont Chaulet en raquette. Coucher de soleil. Chevaux dans un pré à Chaudeyrac. Raquettistes vers les Roches des Cuzets. Sur le Mont Mézenc. Ski de fond vers la Maison Forestière. Ski de fond sur la piste de Costebelle. Magnifique paysage enneigé au Suc de la Lauzière. Pins sculptés par la neige. Photographe photographié. Proche du Suc de Sara. Chaumière en genêts près du Gerbier de Jonc. Raquettistes au pied du Mont Mézenc.

Diaporama n°1 - Diaporama n°2 - Diaporama n°3

You'll discover the high plateaux of Mézenc and Ardèche on snowshoes and cross-country skis. Each activity will take you to different places and discover the "sucs", characteristic volcanoes of our region; you will also appreciate the numerous superb views of the surrounding mountain ranges: the Alps of course, but also the Cantal and Sancy ranges, Mont Lozère, Massif du Pilat and Forez, that is to say, nearly all the Massif Central.

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.
Return to the hotel for lunch, except on one day when you have lunch is at an inn.
Lenght : 8 days/7 nights, from the Saturday afternoon to the following Saturday morning.
Dates : Weeks of December 23rd and 30th, 2017.
Level : INTERMEDIATE snow-shoeing: between 200 and 300 m of difference in level per 1/2 day of walking (2 to 3 hours).
EASY cross-country skiing: for false beginners and confident intermediate skiers.

Do you want to book for a group of more than 8 people ? Refer to the page stay for GROUPS..

Wellness & winter guided multi activity holiday information sheetWellness & winter guided multi activity holiday information sheet  2018

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,
  • 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
  • the loan of cross-country skiing equipment ("fish scales" classic skis, poles and shoes) and the snowshoeing equipment (raquettes, poles, but not the boots - bring hiking boots)
  • the Christmas Eve dinner (included wine),
  • the New Year's Day dinner (aperitif, wine and animation).
  • guides on the cross-country skiing or snowshoe treks
  • the biathlon introduction
  • 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 : € 22 per person return (please enquire for train timetables and for booking at least one week in advance)
  • ski pass ( € 7.70 per day per adult in 2016 )
  • drinks at the hotel bar and during meals, extras,
  • visitor's tax : € 0.80 per person per day for adults.

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