There are many markets in the area. In your gite you will find a map on which all markets are indicated. The markets begin at 8.30 and cloese at 12.00 hours.
Also you will find numerous brocantes and antique shops
the simple shoppings
at 5 km's you will find bakery services, a small supermarket, a post office and a hairdresser
10 km further you will find the city of DIGOIN, an average town with many restaurants and supermarkets like LECLERC and INTERMARCHE
In the nearness of the gites you will find many restaurants ( Digoin, Bourbon Lancy, Paray Le Monial, Gilly , Diou etc ) where you can have warm lunch against 12.50 per person ( entrée, main course, desssert and cheese.
In some cases wine is included
Amateurs will have a great time in the casino of Bourbon Lancy which is open every day for clients with minimum age of 18. ( identification is mandatory)
Between La Chaume and Bourbon Lancy you will find a charming Golfcourse 9 holes. You can practice this sport against 25 Euro per day:
Bourbon Lancy Golf Givallois 71140 Bourbon Lancy 0385893060 17 km 9 h. ( nice little course )
Other golfcourses in the region:Golf du Chateau d’Avoise 9 rue de Macon 71210 Montchanin 0385781919 50 km 18 h.Golf du Chateau la Frediere La Frediére-Céron 71110 Marcigny 0385252740 50 km 18 h. ( direction Roanne)Golf de Public de Montceau Parc Saint Louis 71300 Montceau les Mines 0385583888 65 km 18 h.Golf de Macon La Salle La Salle 71260 Macon Nord 0385360971 90 km 18 h.
The thermes of Bourbon Lancy
in the small but super charming village Bourbon Lancy, approximately 10 km's from La Chaume/ Les Loges, you can choose to have yourself coddled in the thermal station
for a great experience you can profit of the baths, jacuzzi, sauna and relaxations in the Celto of Bourbon Lancy, no more than approx 10 km's from La Chaume/ Les Loges
Rent a boat
at ca 15 km from la Chaume you will find the small city of Digoin and the possibillity where you may rent various type of boats to navigate along the canal, passing numerous sluices, enjoying the calm water and great nature. You cross the Loire 90 degree by the canal, an unforgettable experience.
At same time, combine the trip by visiting the ' L'observatoire de Digoin' where you can see all about the interesting history of Digoin
Advice after the first flight, along with your monitor, you will go to visit the area and discover all-terrain while moving, the famous slough, and the crossing zones
Archaeological park - European archaeological centre - Bibracte in Burgundy invites you to discover its museum of Celtic civilisation : celtic tribe (Haeduans), excavations, Vercingetorix, Julius Caesar