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Places to visit in Auvergne

Cultural visits

During your unforgettable camping holiday near Le Puy-en-Velay, immerse yourself in thehistory and culture of the Auvergne as you explore the treasures that surround you. This magnificent region abounds in cultural riches to discover, offering a rich and varied experience for all curious travelers.

Start your journey with a visit to Le Puy-en-Velay, a city steeped in history, whose cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you stroll through the picturesque alleyways, you’ll marvel at the cathedral’simposing architecture and the beauty of the old town. Le Puy-en-Velay offers a fascinating plunge into the past, an experience you won’t soon forget.

Continue your cultural journey by exploring the charming town of La Chaise-Dieu, famous for its abbey church and captivating museum trail. You’ll be dazzled by theGothic art of the abbey church and intrigued by the cultural treasures on display in the local museums. Every corner of this city is steeped in history and culture, inviting you to soak up its unique atmosphere.

Last but not least, take advantage of your stay at our campsite to visit the source of the Loire, located at the majestic Mont Gerbier-de-Jonc. This emblematic spring is the starting point of France’s longest river. During your visit, you’ll find yourself immersed in a breathtaking natural landscape, ideal for contemplation and relaxation.

Each of these destinations offers a unique and fascinating cultural experience and, in its own way, allows you to immerse yourself in the soul of the Auvergne. So book your next camping vacation now and get ready to experience a wealth of discoveries and emotions. The Auvergne awaits you with its cultural treasures, ready to reveal their secrets and help you discover a fascinating past.

Places to visit

During your stay at Les Moulettes campsite, get ready to explore a region rich in cultural and natural attractions. To make sure you don’t miss a thing, here are the ones we think are absolutely worth a visit…

We suggest you start your exploration at the gorges de la Loire sauvage, a real natural treasure to be discovered nearby. This exceptional landscape offers breathtaking panoramas and a diverse range of wildlife to admire. Stroll along picturesque paths to discover the wild beauty of the Loire.

The Corboeuf ravine is another natural wonder that will leave you speechless. This steep ravine, sculpted by nature over thousands of years, offers spectacular views over the hamlet of Chastel. A hike through this site will plunge you into the heart of the Auvergne’s unspoilt nature.

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 meters above the tumultuous waters of the Lignon Gorge.

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. The Auvergne awaits you, ready to amaze and inspire you.

Your campsite on the Chemin de St-Jacques

Les Moulettes campsite near Le Puy-en-Velay is located close to the legendary route to Santiago de Compostela.

Every year, many pilgrims and hikers come in search of a haven of peace and comfort. The campsite offers a warm welcome and facilities designed to help you relax and recharge your batteries. This is the ideal place for your stopover on the Camino de Santiago.

And for the active and sporty, the Auvergne has plenty of activities for all ages, whether you’re on vacation with your family, friends or partner.

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