La Chaise-Dieu, a tiny village perched on a hill in the remote forest of the Parc Naturel Regional Livradois-Forez is famous for the abbey church of St Pierre, dating from the 14th century, an impressive building with a harmonious blend of Romanesque and Gothic architecture.Most celebrated is the choir with its oak stalls carved with representations of vice and virtue, and its beautiful 16th century Flemish tapestries.
Diaz has managed to stick in the idea of St-Pierre as the cool, calmed, serene athlete.
Throughout a wild con call, St-Pierre irritably referred to Diaz as “an uneducated fool.” So frustrated was he throughout a long Diaz rage that St-Pierre said: Previous fighter Danny “Boy” Downes, who now sporadically writes for UFC.com, created a hash tag on Tweeter and began a sequence of wisecracks that made mocking of the ‘dark place’ in the champ’s head.
We never really identify for sure who is Georges St.
Pierre’s girlfriend only because he is so mysterious about it.
From the summit of Mont Mézenc near the village of Moudeyres, there is a fantastic view over the whole of the Massif Central.
To the south-east the upper reaches of the Loire river arrive from Mount Gerbier-de-Jonc, carving a path through a mountain pass and a beautiful valley.
The river Allier also passes through spectacular gorges and both rivers can be enjoyed by canoe.
Le Puy en Velay, the most important town in Haute-Loire, is the most southerly town of the Auvergne, the starting place for one of the pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostella.
In the north are several religious sights not to be missed.