• Cantal, France, holiday guide: what to see plus the best restaurants and hotels

    6 days ago - By The Guardian

    In central France, the Auvergne's volcanic landscape offers year-round activity holidays, with peaks to climb, lakes to swim, restored farms to stay in and great value mountain cuisine The Cantal is the rural heartland of France's wild Auvergne region , right in the centre of the country and part of the Massif Central. Locals joke that there are more cows here than people and there certainly are not many tourists, despite a range of adventurous outdoor activities in summer and winter. Hotels and B&Bs could not be more reasonably priced, and the hearty regional cuisine - rustic rather than...
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