Visits and Activities
Lake Aydat 3min away
Aydat Lake is a natural lake with an area of 65 hectares and a maximum depth of 15 meters. The largest natural lake in Auvergne. Many fish species are present there, offering anglers many possibilities. Nautical base (dinghies, catamarans, windsurfing, canoeing), sailing, windsurfing and canoeing school. Supervised swimming in July and August and at weekends,
• Rental of boats, pedal boats and boards,
• Picnic areas, Bar, restaurants,
VULCAVIA amusement park
(25min from the domain)
Vulcania, amusement and entertainment park around the discovery of volcanoes and planet Earth, is a place to have fun and discover the secrets of volcanism.
The Puy de Dôme (20min from the domain)
The highest volcano in the Chaîne des Puys-Faille de Limagne, a tectonic site listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since July 2, 2018.
In 15 minutes, the Panoramique des Dômes takes you to the top of the Puy de Dôme for a 360° discovery of the dormant volcanoes of the Chaîne des Puys and the Faille de Limagne,
this geological ensemble, witness to the break-up of continents, unique in the world. Hiking, paragliding, mountain biking, astronomy….
Open-air volcano (25 minutes from the estate)
A unique story for an extraordinary site
Imagine… 30,000 years ago a new volcanic edifice was born in the Chaîne des Puys: the Volcan de Lemptégy. If its neighbors have retained their original appearance, the Volcan de Lemptégy promises you an unprecedented journey to the heart of its bowels...
Thus, a gigantic cavity of 10 hectares opens like a funnel on the heart of the volcano, thanks to the 11 levels of exploitation which cut the cliffs and reveal the colors and the strata.
During the route, there are successive views of the chimneys, geological treasures and breathtaking panoramas of the neighboring volcanoes of the Chaîne des Puys. It is the only volcano whose anatomy is so visible and highlighted.
Clermont Ferrand (25 minutes from the estate)
Between history and modernity, the cultural heritage of the metropolis can be discovered through multiple atmospheres.
an immediate change of scenery, a walk in the spa town takes on the charms of the Belle Époque.
Discover the monuments of historic centers with medieval or Renaissance architecture, wine-growing towns, the spa district or contemporary heritage, with its buildings and monumental sculptures.
Mont-Dore ski resort (25 minutes from the area)
Mountain and spa resort, located at the sources of the Dordogne, Mont-Dore is the crossroads of many activities to enjoy with the family in summer and winter.
In summer, it is a paradise for hikers. In winter, with the snow cover, Mont-Dore is a winter resort with a sliding atmosphere that sets in. And since the water and the air are always pure, Le Mont-Dore is also a renowned spa resort. Snowboarding, snowshoeing, downhill or cross-country skiing, snowscooting...
Then obligatory passage by the waterfalls!
Small or large waterfalls, which trickle in a gentle murmur or crash with a great crash, promise you refreshing walks. The 4 waterfalls of Mont-Dore, are to be discovered absolutely!
SUPER BESSE, ski resort (30 min from the ski area)
In summer, Super Besse is a veritable open-air leisure park: nautical base, marked hiking routes, swimming pool, summer tobogganing, grass sliding, mountain biking, adventure trails... there is something for all ages and for everyone. every taste.
The Xtrem Aventure de la Biche – Outstanding course combining zip lines, footbridges, via ferrata, rope bridge, underground tobogganing, jumping into the void…
And why not fly like a bird and skim the water of Lac des Hermines with the giant zip line!
1600 meters long to admire the landscape!
In winter, Super Besse offers all the pleasures of skiing and sliding. Downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, Fantasy Luge, Snowscoot, Yooner, Speed skiing...
SAINT NECTAIRE (15 min from the estate)
Perched on the foothills of Sancy, Saint-Nectaire is an authentic Auvergne village, cradle of Saint-Nectaire cheese, coupled with a spa town erected in the 19th century. Forming the lower town, the villas and large hotels of the spa town stretch along the Courançon stream, dominated by Mount Cornadore which houses the old town of Saint-Nectaire le Haut and its Romanesque church.
Famous for its cheese which bears the same name, Saint-Nectaire is recognized as a Remarkable Site of Taste. Gourmet cheese, Saint-Nectaire, it is this little taste of hazelnut so characteristic, born of the rich flora that come to graze the Salers and Montbéliard cows. Farms, museums and shops in the village invite you to discover all its secrets.
Lake PAVIN (25min from the domain)
Lac Pavin extends over an area of 44 ha. Embedded in forests and surrounded by superb rocks, it is one of the most beautiful lakes in Auvergne. This lake was formed in the crater of an old volcano (maar) from the eruption of Puy Montchal. Circular in shape with a diameter of 700 to 800 meters, it has a depth of 92 meters, making it the deepest in Auvergne
The CASCADES (25min from the domain)
Hikes in the chain of volcanoes
Murol castle (15min from the estate)
Thermal cures (30 min from the estate)
Thanks to the particular composition of their thermal waters, the 11 thermal spas in Auvergne, Limousin and southern Burgundy offer at least one thermal treatment in each of the 12 therapeutic orientations approved by Social Security, first and foremost rheumatology. La Bourboule is the only one among the Auvergne Thermal resorts to treat skin and respiratory allergies (dermatology and respiratory tract orientations).