Places of Interest nearby
Location address: France, Le Puy-en-Velay
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The rock of which the Rocher St.Michel is built is mainly basalt, a volcanic rock. You can see solidified basalt rocks insided the basalt flow. If this lava would have erupted, these blocks would become volcanic bombs.
Le Rocher St.Michel is another exampel of the 4 major “Puys” or tower rocks in this area.
Climbing the Rocher St.Michel is one of the things to do. Also with kids!
Evening view on the church of Rocher St.Michel.
The church on top of Rocher St.Michel.
The geological story of the the area