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Walk over the volcanoes... 2018


At the heart of the ‘Volcano Park' of the Auvergne, and born five million years ago, the Puy de Sancy reaches a height of 1886 metres. It is a mixture of rounded shoulders, rugged cliffs and deep clefts, promising both close encounters and escapes into the wilderness. Keen emotions and powerful sensations – a full range of feelings can be pleasurably experienced here. Forget the passage of time, the treadmill of routine and the stresses of urban life. Liberating and regenerating: the mountain is at once the most soothing yet astonishing of companions.

And did you know this? The river Dordogne has its source at the foot of the Puy de Sancy at a height of 1350 metres.

And did you know this? The river Dordogne has its source at the foot of the Puy de Sancy at a height of 1350 metres


What we offer
 [La Bourboule - Le Mont Dore 2018] -
La Bourboule - Le Mont Dore 2018 From a centre Self-guided
Cost per person
Single bedroom
Single participant
Bookings not available at this time

Single bedroom: Supplement for single bedroom - Single participant: Supplement for Single Participant -
ProgrammeDay 1: Arrive at La Bourboule.
Each day there are two walks to choose from (one short and one long).

Day 2: Les Suchères, le Col de la Sœur, la Pierre Bastide: 22.5 km, estimated walking time: 6h.
Or Charlannes, le Paon des Bois, les Digoles: 6.5 km, estimated walking time 2h30.

Day 3: Parc Fenestre, le Pré des Sagnes, Rigolet Bas: 16.8 km, estimated walking time 5h.
Or Plateau de Charlannes, la Charbonnière, Vendeix: 6.5 km, estimated walking time 2h30.

Day 4: From the junction of La Bourboule to Mont Dore.
Le Creux de l'Enfer, Col de St Laurent, la Fougère: 21.3 km, estimated walking time 6h.
Or along the Dordogne: 7.9 km, estimated walking time 3h30.

Day 5: Leave Mont Dore.
Col de la Croix St Robert, Buron de Capucin, Pontozy: 21.5 km, estimated walking time7h.
Or Col de Courre, Pontozy, les Longes: 11 km, estimated walking time 3h30.

Day 6: Montagne de Courlande, le Pas de l'Ane, Col de la Cabane : 20.5 km, estimated walking time 7h.
Or Le Pas de l'Ane, Pan de la Grange: 7 km, estimated walking time 3h.

Day 7: Holiday ends after breakfast.

Description sheet Document PDFWalks in France Walk Over the volcanoes Puy de Sancy 2018.pdf

Duration7 days - 6 night - 5 days walking

CommentsIf you want to start in early May, it is better to contact beforehand to check about snow !

Comments3*** hotel in LA BOURBOULE and 2** hotel in MONT DORE.
If the three-star hotel at LA BOURBOULE is full up, you will be accommodated at a two-star hotel. Parking is free at both hotels.

Getting thereRailway station in la Bourboule or by car

GradientFootpaths are sometimes steep and may appear difficult because of the steepness of the incline. The walks are fairly short, which enables you to stroll if you wish and complete them at your own speed

Level of difficultyNiveau 2

The price includes: - Half board accommodation
- luggage transfers
- Accommodation tax
- A guidebook (one guidebook for 1-2 people)

The price DOES NOT includes : - Packed lunches/midday picnics
- Insurances, drinks; personal spending
- The cost of getting from your home to the starting point, or getting home again after the holiday
- Booking fees (15 € per person)
- The extra charge for postage outside France (15 €)

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