Attractions

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Fontaines Pétrifiantes

The Papon family put St-Nectaire's hot springs to creative use at the 'Petrifying Fountains', channelling the mineral-rich waters to make art. Calcium-heavy water lashing against an object gradually causes a mineral…
Farm in St-Nectaire

La Ferme Bellonte

To buy cheese from the source (and get a little muddy), take the winding road 3km uphill from St-Nectaire to this multi-generational family dairy farm. Kids will love watching the milking of the cows (early morning …
Church in St-Nectaire

Église de St-Nectaire

This ornate Romanesque church on a hilltop is unmissable as you arrive in St-Nectaire, and it's worth the uphill walk to look inside. Within, you'll see a bust of Saint Baudime and a statue of the Virgin Mary, both …
Cave in St-Nectaire

Grottes du Cornadore

Don a hard hat for a 45-minute tour of St-Nectaire's Roman baths, deep in a cave that glimmers with damp limestone. Two-thousand years ago, these man-made caverns were used as a natural spa on account of their natur…
Showroom in St-Nectaire

Maison du Fromage

Pick a round of St-Nectaire cheese, along with terrines, jams and other regional nibbles, from this dairy shop across the road from the Grottes du Cornadore. To learn the secrets of how it's made, stay for a 35-minu…