Cultural in Salers


Immerse yourself in Auvergnat mountain culture at the annual Transhumance festivities. This one-day event kicks off at 8am in tiny St-Paul-de-Salers, 3km east of Salers, with farmers driving hundreds of bell-jinglin…
Cultural in Besse-et-St-Anastaise

Transhumance de la Vierge Noire

Every year on 2 July, a Vierge noire (black Madonna) icon is carried amid great fanfare from Besse-et-St-Anastaise up to the little village of Vassivière, 7km southeast. Special masses and religious celebrations unf…