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Located in the heart of the Massif Central, the Auvergne region is particularly well known for its many emblematic volcanoes that stretch from the Chaîne des Puys in the north to the Aubrac plateau in the south. Most of them are located in the Chaîne des Puys, such as the famous Puy de Dôme, a classified natura 2000 site, or the Puy en Velay or the puy de Sancy. The Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Natural Park is home to many other volcanoes such as the Monts du Cantal, the Massif du Cézallier, the Artense and the Monts dorre. The Auvergne Volcano Park will certainly provide you with breathtaking panoramas and breathtaking views. It is also one of the oldest regions in France, now attached to Rhône-Alpes to form the new Auvergne Rhône Alpes region.
Auvergne invites you to a fantastic journey in an exceptional natural environment, through some of the most beautiful villages, in the heart of its renowned cities such as the city of Clermont Ferrand in the Puy de Dôme, the city of Vichy in the Allier or the Puy en Velay in the Haute Loire,... But what is less well known is that there is a wealth of outdoor activities in Auvergne, to do with family, couples or friends. Beginner or more experienced, everyone will find the leisure time in Auvergne that is right for them. Need ideas for your holidays in Auvergne? This beautiful region offers many activities: water sports, air sports, leisure activities and many more.
So, what is the ideal activity to do in Auvergne? A place conducive to outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding or mountain biking, thanks to the diversity of trails, especially near the lakes. Lake Chambon is one of the most beautiful. A time to admire the magnificent landscape such as the crystalline or volcanic massifs and the plains. Rather than on land, why not take a look at the Puy de Dôme from the sky and take the opportunity to do a first flight in paragliding, microlight or hot air balloon? In addition, the many rivers of the Auvergne region are perfect for fishing, but also to go down the Sioule gorges, the Allier gorges or the Loire by canoe kayak or canyoning in the Sancy Massif. An ideal activity with friends! There are also many bodies of water for sailing. For those who are passionate about climbing, the natural reliefs and the via ferrata allow you to practice climbing. For enthusiasts looking for thrills, they have the choice between bungee jumping, parachuting, freefall, karting, paintball or even driving a sports car on the Lurcy-Lévis circuit. Preferring unusual activities in Auvergne, the region reserves for some, a gyropod ride on the Forez trails or more surprising by electric pedal-rail on an old railway track.
Are you a gliding enthusiast? There is no shortage of ski resorts near the city of Clermont Ferrand. Cross-country skiing, downhill skiing or downhill skiing, it's up to you! In winter, the Auvergne ski slopes allow beginners and advanced skiers alike to spend a pleasant, fun and enjoyable time for a successful snow holiday! Finally, the region is full of mini-golf areas, a family activity in Auvergne that is quieter but nevertheless interesting to try with children. They should also enjoy kite flying, an activity that is accessible from an early age. For outdoor leisure activities, Auvergne offers an unlimited playground! Discovery and adventure await you in the heart of the land of volcanoes.
After all these sporting activities, the most gourmands will be able to enjoy the local cuisine. Why not taste a local product such as an Auvergne cheese platter made of Saint nectaire, bleu d'Auvergne or Cantal, accompanied by a small glass of wine? All this, served in one of the most beautiful villages in France in Auvergne such as Arlempdes, Blesle or Charroux. Wellness enthusiasts will be able to recharge their batteries in an Auvergne spa. Enjoy this incredible region and its main destination, Clermont Ferrand, on the occasion of your next family nature holiday: school holidays, All Saints' Day holidays, Christmas holidays, February holidays, Easter holidays or summer holidays.