France – Aubrac : Festival of Transhumance with your incoming agency
Period : May
Reference : 17B012
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A turnkey travel with your incoming agency in the heart of the plains of Aubrac, where cattle are breed and you can taste the famous dish of aligot, an enormous procession of folklore groups, horse and carriages, herds decorated with holly, flowers and their tradition cow bells prepare for their long walk to their summer pastures in the mountains.
D1 St Flour and Aubrac (30 km)
Arrive in St Flour. Lunch. Guided visit of the citadel city, former capital of Haute Auvergne around the St Pierre cathedral. Dinner. Accommodation.
D2 Garabit and a cruise on the Truyère Gorge(95 km)
Visit of the farm of Pierre Allègre to discover the daily life of the locals of Margeride in the 19th century. Discover the Garabit viaduct built by Gustave Eiffel. Enjoy a panoramic view of the windy Truyère Gorge. And its woods. Lunch. Guided cruise on the Truyère Gorge to the Alleuze Castle. Dinner. Accommodation.
D3 Festival of Transhumance (90 km)
Depart for the village of Aubrac. Discover the Festival of Transhumance in Aubrac where cattle breeders from Causse, the Lot Valley and Aubrac, with their herds of cattle, meet up on the village square before heading up the mountain to their summer pastures. Traditional local lunch. Continue on to Laguiole. Visit a workshop where the traditional Laguiole knives are made. Dinner. Accommodation.
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Full board, (excluding drinks) in a 2-star hotel from lunch on D1 to lunch on D4
Guided visit (excluding entries) : St Flour (2h)
Visit of the farm of Pierre Alllègre
Visit of the knife workshop
Guided cruise on the Truyère Gorge (2h)
Individual room (3 nights) : 81 €
Géothermia Museum in Chaudes Aigues : 5 €