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The Puy-de-Dôme, is a "must-see" attraction for anyone who enjoys hiking. Take advantage of more than 5,000 km (3,100 miles) of posted trails, many of them specially designed for families.
Be sure to visit the Puy de Dôme volcano for a view of the Chaîne des Puys and the Sancy Mountains.
The department also offers a vast variety of things to do in Auvergne. A wonderland for open-air sports enthusiasts and providing a welcome break for the family at any time of year . Check out our selection of activities, with sports including cycling, skiing, horseback riding, paragliding, canoeing-kayaking, swimming, hot air balloon flights, snowshoeing, and more.
We propose an exciting selection of unique sites to visit: Vulcania, L’Aventure Michelin, the Lemptégy Volcano … and a host of events suitable for the whole family. Check out our selction of activites for kids for a memorable holiday.
Always attentive to the high quality of the welcome reserved for visitors here, our tourist service providers offer a wide range of accommodation possibilities including: hotels, gîtes, furnished accommodation, campsites, tourist apartment complexes, B&Bs or holiday villages, all at affordable prices.
Our architectural heritage is remarkably well preserved and comprised of remarkable villages, Renaissance chateaux, major churches representing the Auvergne's Romanesque art (Orcival, Saint-Nectaire, Issoire, Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand and Saint-Saturnin) and spa resorts (Le Mont Dore, La Bourboule, Royat or Châtel-Guyon), etc. Take advantage of a wide choice of visits combined with a chance to sample local products and specialities adding to the list of things to do in Auvergne.
Situated in the centre of France, the Puy-de-Dôme is an easy-to-reach holiday destination, here to help you get the most from a healthy and authentic holiday at the lowest possible cost.