Discover the Sancy!

Go on the ascent  du Puy de Sancy, the highest volcano in France culminating at 1885 meters above sea level. You will discover a magnificent 360 ° viewpoint over the entire Chaîne des Puys and the Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Nature Park. 

Take the Sancy cable car or, for the more athletic, take one of the two hiking or mountain biking trails to access  at the top of Sancy and enjoy a panoramic view. 


Activities and visits


For thrill seekers

The region has many thrill-seeking activities that can delight young and old alike.  

A few minutes from Mont-Dore, you will find an accrobranche with no less than 9 courses for all levels.  

At the same place is the departure point for the Via Ferrata du Capucin. Halfway between sport hiking and climbing, this practice will allow you to discover a wild setting, in the middle of nature.

The Capuchin, its funicular, and its sylvatorium

This 800,000-year-old volcanic dome offers two original activities, to do without delay.  

  • Take the funicular, classified as an historic monument, to reach the Salon du Capucin where you can take advantage of the facilities and start a hike to reach the peak of Capucin.  

  • Take advantage of being at the Salon du Capucin to discover the first sylvatic route in France. You can enjoy 5 forest spas, and discover  the magnificent views over the city. 


The town of Mont-Dore

Take advantage of your stay to explore the city.

We advise you to visit the thermal spas of Mont-Dore, magnificent establishments to visit. 

For the youngest, enjoy a descent  in summer tobogganing or a mountain biking session in the heart  of nature. 



The round of the waterfalls

Short walk of one hour, doable in a stroller, without height difference.  

You will discover 3 magnificent Auvergne waterfalls, that of Queureuilh, Rossignolet and Saut du Loup. 


The Great Waterfall

This magnificent waterfall visible from the chalet is the highest in Auvergne with its height of 30 meters.  

A hike of 1h30 round trip will allow you to discover it. 

The ridges of Sancy

For the more athletic, discover the fauna and flora of Sancy through the crest hike (18km). 


Lake Guéry

8km from Mont-Dore, admire Lake Guéry, the highest of the Auvergne lakes.

You will discover a breathtaking landscape between mountains and volcanoes!


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