Walks around Lakes, climbing volcanoes, exploring caves, the Parc des Volcans d'Auvergne full of rides.

Take a walk and discover the Auvergne landscapes

Exit Saint Nectaire and discover the surprises surrounding, Discover the Auvergne adventure closer to nature in exceptional scenery. Feet, Cycling, horse mountain roads marked and suitable for all, make your choice according to different criteria difficulties, the duration, the elevation… “Climb” at the top of volcanoes and enjoy weather views.

For a family with children ride, walk around a lake or go and climb a volcano. For the confirmed hikers spend your hiking shoes, many trails are open to the public, PR and GR in the heart of the Massif du Sancy and the Puys.

Artense, Cézallier, Combrailles, Monts Dome and Monts Dore will soon not have secrets for you…

Volcans et lacs d'Auvergne - Pays du Val d'Allier : Grande randonnée

The GR in the corner

Several days to walk around the region, follow the marked signs of a red line and a white line…

GR 441 : Around the volcanos / 6 walking days, 110 km to go for a drop of 900 meters. Very beautiful images illustrating with this documentary of The mountain Centre France.

GR 30 : Around the Lakes of Auvergne / Hiking through Saint-Nectaire ! 9 walking days, a distance of 190 km and 1200 vertical meters. The integral over blog of Randonneur Fou

Below : Non-exhaustive list of some other essential

Visit the caves de Châteauneuf

Want to go back in time ? Why not visit the cave dwellings during a stroll on the Puy de Châteauneuf ?

The rise of the Puy de Dome by the Mule trail

Essential if you are in the area : Puy de Dôme. It culminates the monts Dômes with its 1465 metres above sea level and gives a breathtaking panorama on the chain of Puys.

Two routes for the ascent of the Puy de Sancy

Borne sommet du Sancy

You want to climb to the top of the Puy de Sancy and thus culminated the Massif Central to 1885 metres of altitude ?

The Puy de la Vache and the de Lassolas

Panneau Puy de la Vache et de Lassolas

Leave for a few hours for the ascent of these two volcanoes, path signposted and accessible by any average Walker, enjoy the landscaped path that will facilitate your walk.

Lac Pavin : Ballad, Fisheries and gastronomy

Circuit autour du Pavin

The inescapable Pavin Lake near Besse-en-Chandesse : A single space preserved, a nice walk, Sport, all around a crater lake.

Lake Chambon : To walk or swim ?

Want to wander, to swim, fish, do some water sports ? Appointment Lac Chambon and enjoy the many activities available.

Walk around the Lake of Servières

A Lake of volcanic origin in only half an hour drive from Clermont-Ferrand or Saint Nectaire. A refreshing place that offers you a nice walk in the mountains Dore.

Short walk to Lake Chauvet

Panneau du Lac Chauvet

Located close to Picherande in the heart of the Monts Dore he formed there around 150 000 years.

The trails of the lac de Montcineyre

Vache Salers à Montcineyre

A natural site protected between pastures and beech forest, ideal place for a walk is also one of the stages of the GR30.

The waterfall of la Barthe

Cascade de la Barthe

A lovely little waterfall between lac Pavin and lac Chauvet, If you're in the area…

The Vaucoux waterfall

Cascade d'Anglard

Since Besse en Chandesse Compains direction and stop you in the forest just before the bridge of Anglard to go see the waterfall of Vaucoux.