A discovery of the volcanoes of Auvergne

The Chaîne des Puys|Photo Francis CormonThe Puy de Dôme|The Puy de Sancy|The vulcania theme park|The Château de Murol|The village of Orcival|

Themes : nature, relaxation, family, week-end,

Forming the largest set of volcanoes in Europe, the puy de Dome and the puy de Sancy are the culmination of the Auvergne Volcano Park. These former strato-volcanoes are majestic and powerful.

Vulcania is a theme park unique in its kind. Dug into the volcanic rock, he discovered the fascinating world of volcanoes.

It passes through the villages of Saint-NECTAIRE and Orcival and Château-Dauphin de Pontgibaud castles and Murol.

Hotel de la Poste, Pontgibaud, France (en)
Hotel de la Poste is set in Pontgibaud, just a 2-minute walk from the town centre and 450 metres from Dauphin Castle....
Hôtel Les Volcans, Murol, France (en)
Set in a village in Auvergne, Hotel Les Volcans is just a 3-minute drive from Lake Chambon....
Hôtel Notre Dame, Orcival, France (en)
This 2-star hotel is located in the town of Orcival, in the heart of Auvergne region. It features an on-site restaurant and is just 3 km from Cordès......
The stages
Vulcania is a theme park unique in its kind. Dug into the volcanic rock, the Park is ¾ underground to discover the fascinating world of volcanoes.
Château-Dauphin de Pontgibaud was built in the 12th century and completed until the 15th century. The garden of Château-Dauphin is attested as earl 16th century, it is classified as a «Remarkable garden»
The Puy de Dôme
In the heart of the Park of the volcanos of Auvergne Puy-de-Dôme is the culmination of the Chaîne des Puys which has 80 volcanoes. 1465 metres above sea level, it offers a unique viewpoint on the most beautiful volcanic all European.
Saint-NECTAIRE is famous for its cheese, but it is also a true auvergnat village with its Church of the 12th century with a spa town built in the 19th century.
The Château de Murol
Perched on its rocky spur, the Château de Murol resembles a huge fireplace which cut panels repeat the form of the piton carved in slope.
The Puy de Sancy
Located in the Parc naturel régional des Volcans d'Auvergne, Puy de Sancy is the highest volcano in metropolitan France, it culminates at 1 886 meters above sea level. Summit one has an extraordinary view on the landscapes preserved the Monts Dore.
Orcival is a charming mountain village unveiling its houses with turrets on background of andesite and slate and especially its beautiful Romanesque Basilica Notre-Dame-des-Fers.