LAPIERRE in English

Lapierre is a gite situated in a quiet hamlet in the valley of the river Dore, in the Auvergne. It is surrounded by hills and forests in the heart of Livradois Forez (a regional division of the French National Parks).

It is part of the commune of Marsac en Livradois, which is located on the Route Nationale D906 between Ambert and Arlanc, in the land of "Gaspard des Montagnes" by Henri Pourrat and "les copains" de Jules Romains.

Blandine, Olivier and their children welcome you their gite (est. 2007) which is accredited 3 keys -  for 5/6 guests (within the Clévacances network of holiday accomodation). It is a well-appointed, self-contained holidays home with independent access.

Our family has roots in Livradois Forez and we would enjoy welcoming you and sharing our passion for this beautiful region with you. The gite was based on the concept of minimum intrusion on the local environment. We are signatories of the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Environments.



Rental periods : weekly, week ends.

BED AND BREAKFAST PLAN breakfast of bread/croissants - contac us for information

TO FIND OUT AVAILABILITY DATES (click on the link below)

For reservations contact us on 0044 4 73 95 67 72

WEEKLY RENTALS : charges include a normal and reasonable use of water and electricity.

Booking fees included.


OFF PEAK : 330 euros

price for 1 week (in euros)

Please note !!! sheets are not provided, you may hire them

For a short stay (arrive Friday 18h00/depart Sunday 18h00) ; the times can be varied by previous arrangement.

TAXE DE SEJOUR (a standard French holiday accomodation tax) : 0.60 € per person/per night for those older than 13 years (this is paid at the gite)

please leave the gite as you find ; if you do not wish to do the housework in the gite you can arrange to have it done for you

Gite cleaning at the end of your stay, if required : 30€

Hire of sheets : 10€ per pair

Hire of tea towels and table linen : 10€

Hire of hand towels, bath towels and flannels : 8€ per person/week



The gite is located at the heart of the village of Lapeyre, which is 2km from Marsac en Livradois and 8km from Ambert. It has independant access with a garden, private parking and a balcony with an unobstructed view of the Livradois Forez landscape.

GROUND FLOOR : independant entry ; living area (opening on to the terrace) with an open-plan kitchen/diner and a corner salon with a sofa bed ; bathroom (with a closed-loop massage shower) ; WC

FIRST FLOOR : main beedroom with double bed, with a reading/relaxing corner and a balcony ; second bedroom with a double bed and two foldaway single beds and a childrens' corner (equipped with a play kitchen, puzzles, books and board games) ; wash room/WC.


  • cutlery and crockery
  • dishwasher
  • washing machine
  • ceramic hob and electric oven
  • microwave
  • fridge,freezer
  • vacuum cleaner
  • ironing board and iron
  • electric coffee maker, toaster and kettle
  • television and DVD player
  • hair dryer
  • garden furniture, parasol and loungers
  • a 'set you up' pack (dishwasher tablets, toilet roll, kitchen roll, bin-liner)
  • holiday information documents (maps, walking guides, books on the region, some holiday ideas and suggestions that we have noted)
  • telephone, card operated
  • bolster and pillows
  • 2 blankets per bed

For your health and safety, the gite is "non-smoking"