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2017 Discovery

The rolling terrain of the Auvergne mountains calls for a smooth way of life. Far from the city tumult, the quietness of its landscapes is an invitation to relax and slow down. Discover these volcanic mountains through 6 viewpoints.

Wherever you hike to the top of a volcano or drive on a rustic road, you will be amazed by the beauty of the Auvergne mountains. Smooth and green hills or bucolic trails, let’s experience the slow life in Auvergne.
 
Romanticism in Cantal
Get away to the mountain trails, up to Salers, in Cantal region. Here, the views swing between small mountains and wild grasslands. A soft and peaceful escape.
Access : From la route des Montagnes, Cantal - Credit : Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Tourisme / D.FROBERT 
 
Riding horses in front of la Chaîne des Puys
The Auvergne area includes 80 (extinct) volcanoes. To enjoy this great panoroma, enjoy a family horse ride, in the heart of the Puy de Dôme.
Access : Ambur stable, Combrailles
Credit : Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Tourisme / J.DAMASE 
 
Trail run on the Sancy ridges
Run the ridges atop the Sancy mountains to get a deep perspecitve on la banne d’Ordanche, le Puy Gros and Guéry lake.
Access : Crêtes du sancy 
Credit : Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Tourisme / JL.BAL
 
Fly over the Cantal mountains
Treat yourself to a paragliding flight above le puy de la Tourte and le puy Mary summit, at 1 787m. You will be impressed by this hilly and peaceful area.
Crédit : Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Tourisme / J.DAMASE 
 
Relax with a view on Chaudefour valley
From the Chalets du Berger patios, sunbathe with view across the Sancy mountains. Peaceful times guaranteed!
Access : The cabins are located at Chambon sur Lac
Credit : Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Tourisme / P.BUSSER   
 
Hike in the heart of la Chaine des Puys
The Natural Regional Park of the Auvergne volcanoes offers lots of trails. Marked and secured, they are easy to walk a couple of hours or more.  
Access : Maison de site du Puy de Dôme
Credit : Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Tourisme / D .Frobert 

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Auvergne Tourisme
Massif du Sancy

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