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Murol

  • This medieval village in the Auvergne is overlooked by the XIIth century chateau, listed as a Historic Monument. The magic of the site attracted many painters at the start of the XXth century, who founded the Ecole de Murol(s) here.

  • To discover

  • Prélong park (a formal wooded garden contrasting with the apparent freedom of the landscaped park)
     Ecole de Murol(s) painting museum: collection of works by painters of the Murol(s) School (start of the XXth century)
    Murol promenade in 1900, providing a surprising return to the past
    Pedestrian discovery itinerary: village, chateau, site of the Dent du Marais, Lake Chambon, Tartaret volcano. Leaving from the Tourist Office: follow the blue signs (2 hrs 30 min).
    Many farms and Saint-Nectaire cheese production, honey house.
    Archeological museum.

  • The Castle

    The Castle
  • Perched on a volcanic peak, it still resounds with the ardour of the fighting and the bustle of daily life in the Middle Ages. It offers guided tours with portrayals of life: relive the times of knights in shining armour...a trip in time for all ages.
    Visit available in English.

  • Activities

  • Bathing, water activities and fishing at Lake Chambon
    Mountain biking

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