Le bourg 15230 Pierrefort
Historic town of Pierrefort
Ancient medieval city and barony, raised to the rank of Good City, the city of Pierrefort is built in amphitheatre, which gives it a certain particularity.
Discover narrow streets, beautiful houses, fountains, the gothic church and the Chapel of Planchis with its miraculous virgin.
In spring, the town comes alive with the sound of the Tersons' bells, during the eponymous festival which highlights the Aubrac cows every year.
In summer, the alleys are filled with curious people with square balls. A convivial and festive meeting not to be missed.
The Caillou Costaud Festival in mid-July enlivens the city for a day with fun activities for adults and children, concerts, market and information stands on eco-responsibility.
Take advantage of the History and Knowledge trail: visitors are invited to discover Pierrefort from the perspective of its heritage and history. Led from station to station (13 in total), he will see in turn the built heritage, the legends and stories, the geology, the music and the culture but also the emblematic events of Pierrefort with always a link between the past and the present.
Free visit of the 18th century Planchis chapel with its miraculous virgin.
Leaflet of the History and Knowledge tour and key to the Planchis chapel, to be collected at the Pierrefort tourist office (in exchange for an ID for the key).
- Altitude : 900 m
- Historic patrimony
- Town / Village
- Duration individual visit: 60 hours (average)
- Unguided individual tours available permanently
- Duration of visit:60 hours (average)
- Unguided group tours available permanently
- Discovery trail/orientation trail
- Temporary exhibition
- Botanic trail
- Play area
- Public WC
- Camper van reception area
- Camper van service area
- Exhibition space
- Media library
- Pets welcome
- Motorhomes allowed
All year round, daily.