1. The Round of Le Faye :
one hour hike, signposted in bleu. She passes through the valley
next to the auberge. You will go through small hamlets, take paths
through meadows, the forest of Les Côtes and the centre of
Egliseneuve des Liards. Starting point: Auberge Les Liards or the
old school in the village of Egliseneuve des Liards.
2. The Hiking Trail of the Carved Stones:
takes 2,5 hours, signposted with small signs. The hike is between
the auberge and the workshop of a stone carver. You will pass some
old ruines, whose stories will be told. The hike will guide you
down in the valley of the Astrou and up to the heights of Condat-lès-Montboissier.
Starting point: Auberge Les Liards or the workshop of the stone
carver in Montmorin, Condat-lès-Montboissier. You can get
a description of the hike at the Auberge.
3. The Wolf’s Hole:
takes 4 hours, signposted in green. It will take you through small
hamlets and valleys to the valley named « The Wolf’s
Hole ». And it is not just a name; the atmosphere in the valley
is quite particular... Starting point: Auberge Les Liards. This
hike is described in the Chamina's hiking guide 'Weekends en Massif
Central' of 2006.
4. The Gourmand Hiking Trail:
5 hours, signposted in green. You will walk in the valleys of the
Astrou and the Chaméane, and mostly upon the hills between
these two. Nice authentic hamlets, superb views over the volcanoes
of the Auvergne, small nice valleys, you will enjoy yourself! Starting
point: Auberge Les Liards or Auberge du moulin de Civadoux in St
Quentin s/Sauxillanges. At both places one can borrow a description
plus map of the trail (10 € caution fee). This hike is described
in both Chamina's hiking guide 'Weekends en Massif Central' of 2006
and 'Le Puy de Dôme' of 2006.