You’ll find the holiday village in an atypical environment, in the middle of the estives ( mountain pasture) at 1220 m above sea level.
You will be plunged into a setting similar to the Scottish and the Mongolian lands. With its fantastic views on the “ Massif du Sancy” and the Monts du Cantal...the panorama is just amazing !!

If you want to recharge your batteries, fill up with oxygen, discover the nature and its tranquility,
the holiday village "Lac des Estives" is the perfect place to stay with friends, family or for gatherings.

Facilities and services of the Holiday Village

We are open all year round and we offers 17 gîtes distributed on a 9 hectares ground : 5 gîtes for 6 people and et 4 gîtes 7 people overlooking the lac, 6 chalets for 4 people near the lake and a large gîte for 15 people.

For your private and professional events, we provide you Chamaroux reception hall (30 people) and Estives reception hall (120 people) fitted out in a renovated and authentic “buron” (a traditional Auvergne shepherd's hut)
Vous pourrez également profiter du cinéma pour vos projections ou pour regarder un film sur un écran de 16m².

The holiday village is in a peaceful and natural environment : the lake bordered by a forest of fir trees and cedars, the river and its mountain ash.. you can stroll there quietly, admire the sunset on the lake and enjoy this Zen atmosphere far from our civilizations.

For your entertainment we have an indoor heated swimming-pool (from April 5 to October 8), a petanque field, a play room of 100 m2, a library and a toy library..

And during the summer holidays, one per week, there is a cinema screening ! In our projection room.

Fly fishing at the lake Estives

The upper part of the three hectares lake is lined with a forest of fir trees and cedars. Its clear waters are full of fishes ( rainbow trouts, farios, salmons, speckled trouts..) This is the place to fly fish !!

Many different activities in the Cantal

In a magnificent and untouched nature ( Zona Natura 2000) the holiday village "Lac des Estives" is the perfect place for your "green" holidays in the Cantal. Many walks and hikes : The Mont Chamaroux, the waterfall of the Saillant, the PR3, the PR5 and the GR30.

For riders, the equestrian track Cézallier-Limon runs close to the holiday village.

It is a starting point to visit the cheese farms, the castles, the medieval city of Besse. You can also go on the bike-rail, discover the mountain lakes or spend a day at the Vulcania park.

This territory is idyllic for astronomy : the high trays of Cézallier offer a total darkness without light pollution.

In winter, the play area is huge, wWe can lend snowshoes and sledges to have fun in the fresh snow.

How to find us

The weather in Montgreleix

Near :

  • Marcenat : 9km
  • La Godivelle : 10 km
  • Allanche : 23 km
  • Besse-et-St-Anastaise : 26 km
  • Super Besse : 30 km
  • Super Lioran : 48 km