Situated at the gateway to the Aubrac at an altitude of 950m. The village make sup part of the ands of the powerful estate of Estaing. The gothic church of St Etienne (St. Stephen) was built 1371-1374 and continas a female bust created by Denys Puech as well as two other busts from the 18th century. This is the home of the priest and poet Joan Vaylet (the authoer of several songs in the Occitan language).
This a traditional stagingpost for the autumn « La Davalada » walk.