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Perched on a plateau, Salers is one of the most attractive towns in the Upper Auvergne. A former royal bailiwick, it has preserved vestiges of its military and judicial past in the form of ramparts and Renaissance mansions grouped on a spur affording superb views of the confluence of the Aspre and Maronne. Local delicacies here include “truffade” (a potato cake with cheese), the delicious “pounti aux pruneaux” (a prune terrine), and the famous “carrés de Salers”, a shortbread biscuit.

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  • Puy Mary Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Pas de Peyrol F - 15140 Salers

    The horn-like shape of this puy is due to glacial erosion during the Quaternary Era. The path on the northwest side takes you to the summit (1 787m). A signboard explains the grandiose landscapes, with the gigantic fan of the range's glacial valleys ..

  • A tour of these two traditional shepherd's huts (burons) will teach you all about the history of the Salers cow, its cheeses and its eponymous gentiane-based liqueur (distilled by the Labounoux family since 1885). At the end of the visit, following a..

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Hotels Salers

  • Inter-Hotel Le Gerfaut

    Route De Puy-Mary F - 15140 Salers

    Le Gerfaut is located 800 metres from the village of Salers. It offers en suite accommodation with a pool and panoramic views. Each of the spacious guest rooms features a flat-screen plasma TV, free Wi-Fi access and views of the village. The rooms ..

  • Hôtel des Remparts

    Esplanade de Barrouze F - 15140 Salers

    Located in Salers, just 20 km from Puy Mary, Hôtel des Rempart offers a garden, terrace and a restaurant with panoramic views. Horseback riding can be found in Saint-Martin-Valmeroux, a 10-minute drive away. All rooms feature a view of the Mont du C..

  • hotel Saluces

    rue de la Martille F - 15140 Salers

    Offering a terrace and views of the garden, hotel Saluces is located in Salers, 24 km from Aurillac. Rooms have a flat-screen TV. The rooms have a private bathroom equipped with a bath. Extras include free toiletries and a hair dryer. Hotel Saluces ..

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