Things to do in Puy-de-Dôme
Hiking trails for the whole family
Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned hiker, the trails will guide you through dense forests, flowering meadows and peaks offering breathtakingpanoramas.
It’s the perfect opportunity for families to reconnect with nature, breathe fresh mountain air and create lasting memories.
Discover the Massif du Sancy
The Massif du Sancy, the highest point in the Puy-de-Dôme region, is a geological wonder that attracts nature lovers from all over the world.
Its landscapes, sculpted by millennia of erosion, offer a variety of terrains, from verdant valleys to rocky ridges.
Each season brings its own magic, transforming the massif into a living tableau of colors and sensations.
Cycle paths in Puy-de-Dôme
For cycling enthusiasts, the Puy-de-Dôme is a prime destination. The département offers a multitude of cycle paths, winding through varied landscapes.
Whether you prefer the challenge of steep climbs or leisurely rides through the valleys, there’s a trail for you. Get on your bike and let the natural beauty of the region be your guide.
Vulcania isn’t just an amusement park, it’s an immersion in the fascinating world of volcanoes.
Located in the heart of the Puy-de-Dôme region, Vulcania combines entertainment and education, offering visitors an in-depth understanding of the forces that have shaped our planet.
With interactive attractions, exhibitions and shows, it’s a day of adventure and learning for the whole family.
Myocastors and Kangaroos educational park in Saint-Nectaire
Less than 5km from the campsite, the Myocastors and Kangaroos Educational Park is the ideal destination for families and wildlife enthusiasts. This charming, family-friendly park offers up-close encounters with beavers and kangaroos, in a natural, welcoming setting.
Visitors can learn about the lifestyle and habits of these fascinating animals, thanks to informative panels and enthusiastic guides.
It’s the ideal place for an educational and fun outing, where young and old alike can marvel at and interact with the animals in a safe and respectful environment.
L’Aventure Michelin: a journey through history and innovation
Located in Clermont-Ferrand, not far from La Vallée Verte campsite, l’Aventure Michelin is an immersive experience in the world of the famous tire brand. This interactive museum invites visitors to discover Michelin’s fascinating history, from its beginnings in 1889 to its most recent innovations. The exhibition highlights the evolution of tire technology, the history of the famous Bibendum mascot, and Michelin’s impact on the automotive industry and beyond.
Visitors of all ages can immerse themselves in fun, interactive exhibits, learn about the importance of road safety, and even take part in educational games and activities. L’Aventure Michelin is more than a museum; it’s a celebration of innovation and passion, offering an enriching day out for the whole family.
Lakes to discover
The lakes of the Puy-de-Dôme are hidden gems, offering peaceful retreats in the midst of mountains and forests.
Each lake has its own personality, from the serene calm of Lac Pavin to the shimmering waters of Lac Chambon.
These lakes are perfect for a relaxing day, whether you want to swim, fish or just sit back and admire the view.