LA GRANDE CHAUME is an original Bourbonnais farmhouse in the heart of the Allier in the Auvergne, ideal setting for your holiday run by an English couple, in the countryside, though only 20 minutes from Moulins, 45 minutes from Magny Cours or Vichy, 1 hour 15 minutes from Clermont-Ferrand, 1 hour from Montluçon.

Whatever your interests : biking, carting, fishing, canoeing, visiting historical places, cathedrals or chateaux, walking, golf, shopping or just relaxing and de-stress, there is plenty to do in this part of the Allier and in summer there is a variety of events and festivals. These include medieval festivals, wine tasting, music concerts, sporting fixtures, firework displays, brocantes, horse racing, motorbike racing, equestrian fairs, arts & crafts exhibitions, rock and bike concerts. Enjoy your holiday in Central France !

Le PAL, Vulcania and Puy de Dôme are three of the many local attractions.

Fishermen have a wide choice of etangs to fish.

Canoeists and kayakers have both the Allier and the Sioule. There is a slalom course at Vichy.

There are many cyclists and walking routes.