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Auvergne & Provence

Day 1 : Arrival in Lyon

 

Pick up at the airport by your driver and guide and transfer to Saint-Nectaire in Auvergne.

Setlle into your hotel.

Dinner & overnight at your hotel.

 

Day 2 : Puy de Dôme & Puy Pariou

  

Pick up at your hotel by your walking guide and transfer to the Puy de Dôme.

Your walking tour will start from Col Ceyssat. Discover a unique and characteristic series of volcano domes and craters: the Puy Pariou, the Grand Suchet and the Puy de Côme.

Return to your starting point via the North side.

Transfer back to Saint-Nectaire.

Dinner & overnight at your hotel.

 

Approximately 4 hours walk, 11kms, inclination: 450 metres ascent

 

Day 3 : Crests of Sancy

 

Pick up at your hotel by your walking guide and transfer to the Mont-Dore

Cross the Mont-Dore and catch the funicular. Since 1898, this unique cable railway climbs up the side of the valley. This is the oldest electric funicular in France and is classified as a historical monument. During the hiking, enjoy spectacular views over the Dordogne Valley.

Continue on to the Puy de Cliergue before reaching the roof of Auvergne and the Sancy at 1885 meters of altitude.

Follow the Dordogne River during your descent.

Transfer back to Saint-Nectaire.

Dinner & overnight at your hotel.

 

Approximately 4 hours walk, 12kms, inclination: 600 meters ascent


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