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Activities and gastronomy in Auvergne

The holiday village La Gineste is proud of its terroir and its traditions, so during your stay we will not fail to make you discover them through activities but also flavors.

Several activities will be offered to you on the holiday village but you can complete our offer with nearby tourist sites, the Cantal and Nearby sites pages of our website can help you in your choices.

In our department and particularly near the holiday village you can practice the following leisure activities: hiking, fishing, cycling, horse riding, paragliding, mountain biking, water sports and leisure (boats, canoes, inflatable structures on the lake, jet ski, buoys, …), Tree climbing.

For lovers of the wealth of built heritage, several villages will be at your disposal for architectures typical of our region.

Throughout the summer, the local festivals of the neighboring villages will succeed from weekend to weekend, do not hesitate to consult our Event page, we will try to warn you throughout the year of the strong demonstrations of the Cantal department .

Savor the specialties of Auvergne


Gastronomy is also a strong element of our territory. How you talk about Cantal or visit it without mentioning the cheese.

During your stay in Auvergne, you will discover our PDO cheeses, their flavors and their products: Salers, Cantal, Saint Nectaire, Bleu d´Auvergne

All these jewels will delight your taste buds in the different restaurants of Cantal, but you can also make a detour to the cheese maker to share with your friends when you return.

In the holiday village, the bar / restaurant / grocery store “L’Endroit” will offer you its various products.

Several markets of countries will be organized in the neighboring villages we will not fail to give you the days and times of these moments of sharing essential to the success of your vacation.

The cheese, but also the meat of our farmers, honey, chestnut, gentian, and many dishes will make you love our Cantal even more: Truffade, Pounti, Stuffed Cabbage, Auvergne Potée, tripoux d ‘ Auvergne… So enjoy your meal!

We reserve the best addresses for you at the reception of the holiday village to enhance your holidays with its Cantalian flavors.

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Discover the Auvergne region and its surroundings
from la Gineste holiday village

By choosing our holiday village La Gineste for your stay in Cantal, you will discover many tourist sites and Auvergne traditions.

Salers, the Cantal mountains, Aurillac will have no more secrets for you, and will leave you unforgettable memories just a few kilometers from our campsite.

You will complete your outings with nearby tourist sites such as le Gouffre de Padirac or Rocamadour.

Finally, lovers of the region will find themselves on one of the many markets in the country or around a good table to enjoy Cantal products like cheese or cold meats !!

Discover le Cantal
Our department offers a sumptuous setting especially with the Cantal Mountains and the villages of Cantal.


Discover le Cantal

Nearby tourist sites
During your stay in our holiday village, we recommend visits to the neighboring departments.


Nearby tourist sites

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