The village

In the village, the parish church keeps a set of furniture (stalls, sculptures, door etc ..) from the former gothic collegiate Chapter.
Leaning against the church, the tower of Prallat, built in the thirteenth century is the oldest building in the village.

Le Village de Saint-Chamant, Auvergne
Le Village de Saint-Chamant
Le Chapître de Saint-Chamant, vue aérienne
Le Chapître de Saint-Chamant

The chapter

Founded by Robert de Balsac in 1484 on the authorization of Pope Sixtus IV, today remains the monastery buildings. The Collegiate Church, undoubtedly one of the ending Gothic monuments the most remarkable of Haute Auvergne, was completely demolished after the Revolution.

Part of the rich furnishings has been preserved and dispersed in the surrounding churches.

Heritage Conservation

The Castle of Saint-Chamant is a member of the following associations:
Route des Châteaux d'Auvergne
Vieilles Maisons Françaises
La Demeure Historique

 

vmf - association des Vieilles Maisons Françaises,  sauvegarde et à la mise en valeur du patrimoine                  demeure historique

Tourism

You can find more information about the many tourist and cultural opportunities nearby.

Pays de Salers
Cantal Destination
Auvergne new world
Cantal.com
Auvergne Tourism