Bellenaves is a village in the Auvergne, with a Roman chruch, château, village square and weekly market. During the second world war, collections of musical instruments from the Paris Conservatoire Museum were hidden here.

Between the forest and the lake is Fontenille. Somber manor house, fortified in the XIVth century, the openings were enlarged at the start of the XVIIth century. Jehan de Fontenil was counselor to the king and “maître des eaux et forêts” in the Bourbonnais.  Although partly destroyed it has been gradually restored, and now is once again a place of music...