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.
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.
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.
Bathing, water activities and fishing at Lake Chambon