Sport & Relax
Asleep for centuries, the Auvergne volcanoes are a unique natural treasure in Europe.
− Panoramique des Domes (46 km) : the rack railway of the Puy de Dome will bring you to highest point of the Chaine des Puys. Discover the Puy de Dome, 1465 metres, listed as a “Grand Site de France”, and its activities: 3 discovery trails, information areas, 2 shops and a fantastic 360° view www.panoramiquedesdomes.fr.
− Vulcania, The European Park of volcanism (50 km): located in the regional park of the volcanoes of Auvergne, Vulcania is an educational theme park dedicated to earth sciences and the whole family can enjoy rides, interactive platforms, 5D films and high-tech innovations by allowing to experience the Earth through amazing attractions and activities www.vulcania.com.
− Vulcan de Lemptegy: Situated in the heart of the Chaîne des Puys, next to Volvic, the Lemptégy volcano invites you to a unique exploration of the inside of a totally natural volcano. Discover the secrets of volcanology with an interactive visit of 2h30 alongside a knowledgeable guide.
The Golf des Volcans, in the heart of the regional park of the volcanoes of Auvergne, has 3 golf courses (4, 9 and 18 holes).
If you wish private lessons are available while you enjoy a meal on site www.golfdesvolcans.fr.
Kart rent, slot racing and Quad, will give you the chance to discover the beautiful paths of the surroundings
Don't miss the world famous Vichy spa town with its thermal baths (50 km).
Hammams, showers, spa baths, massages, exfoliations and body wraps will pamper your body and soul.
During sunny days, enjoy your unique moments at outdoor swimming pool with loungers or you can relax with body and facials treatments. Visit our massages menu in "Hotel/Services".
− Auvergne Animal Park (45 km): the park welcomes more than 70 species of animals and 400 animals. The Park is playing the role of the guardian of animal heritage. Its main ambition is to participate in the reproduction and breeding of extinguished species of animals that belong to European breeding programs, the EEPs www.parcanimalierdauvergne.fr.
− Parc Paléopolis (50 km): this park is dedicated to Palaeontology, with the exhibition of one of the most famous dinosaur: the tyrannosaurus www.paleopolis-parc.com.
− Vulcania (50 km): The Cité des Enfants at Vulcania provides children aged 3 to 7 with specially dedicated activities involving various themes of this new attraction. At their own pace, children are given the chance to experience situations adapted to them: gears, water mills and other mechanisms are waiting to harness your child’s incredible energy in each of the 4 dedicated play areas www.vulcania.com/attractions/cite-des-enfants