Ranked “Station Verte”, Murol is also one of the six municipalities in the Massif du Sancy to benefit from the “Famille Plus” label (just like the Campsite l’Europe). This recognition guarantees the warm welcome of families during their holidays by offering them adapted activities, services and entertainment. Murol has many shops, restaurants, craft and regional products shops. Its weekly market takes place on Wednesdays and is particularly pleasant in the summer. The “Green Path” will allow pedestrians and cyclists to discover the different sites: access to the castle, Tartaret volcano, Lac Chambon. Enough to plan a walk adapted to all and enjoy the landscapes and panoramas around.
Once you reach the top of the promontory on which the castle stands proudly, you can enjoy an exceptional panoramic view. The construction of the imposing fortress was carried out from the 12th to the 18th century. The most visited castle in Auvergne, it attracts more than 100,000 visitors each year in simple or animated visits. Thus, Guillaume de Murol will introduce you to his daily life through the reconstituted rooms, and Guillemette or Maître Jean will share with you the anecdotes of the place. In summer, guided tours by knights and falconers, torchlight visits. And on July 14, don’t miss the spectacular fireworks display from the castle, which closes “Murol fait sa Révolution”, a demonstration proposing a reconstruction in period costumes of the French Revolution with street animations, cavalcade, and revolutionary tavern. Other essential event of Murol: Les Médiévales. Every year, during the Ascencion weekend, the streets of the village live to the rhythm of the Middle Ages: medieval camp, shows, dances, craftsmen. The immersion is total! The municipality of Murol Castle of Murol Visit Murol