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Top Choice Crêpes in Salers

Le Drac

Named for a hairy, mischievous gnome, this cellar restaurant is a winning address thanks to well-executed regional cuisine and faultless service. Top billing goes to juicy Salers beef served with cheesy truffade, bu…
Top Choice Teahouse in Salers

Maison de la Ronade

The same family has owned the Maison de la Ronade for more than 500 years. Behind this Renaissance-era mansion's stone walls you'll find a salon de thé awash in old-fashioned hospitality. Ask the distinguished hosts…
French in Salers

La Diligence

Loosen your belt for generous servings of regional delicacies such as pork with lentils, pounti (bacon- and prune-studded savoury cake) and bourriols (thick buckwheat pancakes) crammed with Cantal cheese at this res…
Museum in Salers

Maison de la Salers

The magnificence of local cattle is the focus of this very French museum, 5km north of Salers. Beef produced in Salers is renowned in France for its rich, gamey flavour. The Maison de la Salers, occupying a 17th-cen…
Museum in Salers

Musée de Salers

Uncover Salers' history in one of the most enigmatic buildings in town. This former Knights Templar house exposes local history and traditions among its Gothic vaults and echoing stone walls.
Cultural in Salers

Transhumance

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…