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Things to do in Auvergne

Your stay in the Auvergne, as well as giving you access to many remarkable sites, is also an opportunity to experience nature at its best, between gorges and valleys, on volcanic or granite plateaus, beside lakes or rivers, in meadows or forests. The varied landscapes of the Haute-Loire offer you an omnipresent natural environment that lends itself tooutdoor activities (discover all the activities below).

At the reception desk of our campsite in the heart of the Auvergne, we can provide you with maps and hiking itineraries from or near our establishment, and advise you on your choices.

Discover natural landscapes, preserved biodiversity and exceptional historical and cultural sites for a successful vacation in France! Venture into the heart of the Auvergne volcanoes…

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Sports activities for all levels

Go hiking…

What better way to discover the rolling countryside of the Haute-Loire than by hiking? Choose one of our “Top 20 ” courses (maps available at reception). Venture to the heights of the sucs and monts altiligériens, along the GR3 (Chemin de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle) or the GR40 (Tour du Velay).

… or discover other sports and leisure activities!

Here is our “best of” of outdoor sports and leisure activities to do and discover in the area surrounding Les Moulettes campsite:

  • accrobranche,
  • riding,
  • cani-cross,
  • bike rail,
  • hiking,
  • karting,
  • kart,
  • zip-line,
  • paddle,
  • golf,
  • summer tobogganing,
  • escape game,
  • and many more…

Thrilling activities in Auvergne

If you’re a thrill-seeker, you’ll find what you’re looking for in the Auvergne! Here’s a selection of must-do activities:

  • Paragliding around the Puy-de-Dôme: an experience that offers breathtaking views of sleeping volcanoes ;
  • Canoeing in the white waters of the Allier Gorges ;
  • Mountain biking and hiking on steep terrain;
  • Gorges du Lignon footbridge (France’s longest Himalayan footbridge) ;
  • Via Ferrata for climbing steep paths.

The Château de Lavoûte-Polignac is an architectural gem not to be missed. Nestled on a hilltop, this medieval castle takes you on a journey back in time. Explore its beautifully preserved rooms and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the region.

As for the Beaume waterfalls, they invite you to discover the freshness and beauty of Auvergne nature. These picturesque waterfalls are surrounded by lush vegetation. An idyllic setting for a soothing stroll…

For the more athletic, Mount Mezenc offers an exceptional high-altitude experience. Whether hiking, observing flora and fauna, or simply enjoying the panoramic views over the region, Mont Mezenc is a must for nature lovers.

Thrill-seekers are also catered for. Close to our campsite, they can enjoy an unforgettable experience on the Himalayan footbridge of the Gorges du Lignon. This suspended footbridge offers a unique adventure in the heart of the Auvergne wilderness, 78 metres above the tumultuous waters of the Lignon gorges.

Finally, the more adventurous won’t want to miss a day at the Vulcania educational and theme park, a captivating experience dedicated to volcanism. Immerse yourself in the mysteries of the Earth, explore interactive exhibits and experience the thrills of surprising attractions. A day at Vulcania is a unique opportunity to learn while having fun, ideal for family camping vacations.
Each of these cultural and natural sites promises a unique and unforgettable experience. Book your next vacation at Les Moulettes campsite now and get ready to explore the many riches of the Auvergne. Our strategic location allows you to discover all these treasures at your own pace, while enjoying the comfort of our friendly campsite. Auvergne awaits you, ready to fill you with wonder and inspiration.

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All the water sports activities for the whole family

With its rivers and lakes, the Auvergne is an ideal region for family water sports activities. Discover our selection for active vacations:

  • Sailing and pedal-boating in the sunshine on the Issarlès and Naussac lakes and the Lavalette dam;
  • Canoeing in the calm waters of the gorges de La Loire ;
  • Stream fishing for all ages;
  • Swimming and relaxing on the beaches of the Auvergne lakes ;
  • Watersports and river exploration for all the family.
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Find out more about our events and activities at the campsite and in the surrounding area.