Tour to explore puy-de-dôme

TopicSites and museums
DepartureCLERMONT-FERRAND (63)
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The name of the department of Puy-de-Dôme comes from a remarkable volcanic peak. For 6 days, we will explore in this department, including the prefecture is Clermont-Ferrand.


To explore Clermont-Ferrand

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For this first day of tour, we leave to the discovery of the prefecture of the Puy-de-Dome, Clermont-Ferrand. After visiting the Museum of Ceramics department, you will see a night show (attention, it is organized in the summer).

Clermont-Ferrand

Start by exploring the historic center of Clermont-Ferrand. The place of Jaude largest square of the city, you will find the statue of General Desaix. You can take a picture of the statue of Vercingetorix. To the north, you can see civilian buildings to the west lies the Church of Saint-Pierre-des-Minimes east you will find the City Opera and the Galeries Lafayette and finally, the knowledge, you can enter in the mall. Then head of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption. Continue your morning with the Museum Bargoin. It has two departments. The first is dedicated to archeology (from prehistory to the Gallo-Roman). The second is devoted to carpet and textile arts.

County Museum of Ceramics, Lezoux

Located in a factory refurbished nineteenth century, the County Museum of Ceramics offers a fun and educational. You will also discover the manufacture of ceramics, their distribution, as well as everyday in ancient potters.

Castle of Murol

At nightfall, discover the light and sound show Castle Murol. His shows are held only on Tuesdays and Thursdays in July and August.


Accommodation nearby

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Camping L'ombrage

  • Saint-pierre-colamine
  • 04 73 96 77 87
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Camping Caravaneige Bois de Gravière

  • Besse-et-saint-anastaise
  • 04 73 79 52 05
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Brit Hotel Les Mouflons

  • Besse-et-saint-anastaise
  • 04 73 79 56 93
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Hôtel Sabrina

  • Besse-et-saint-anastaise
  • 04 73 79 60 02

A day in Vulcania

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Throughout the day, you will discover Vulcania which also bears the name European Centre volcanism

Vulcania, Saint-Ours-Les-Roches

Upon entering, you will see the large golden dome. Then you can do the tour according to your wishes.

The "Great Crater" is a reproduction of a sound and light eruption crater. The "magma explore" is another movie that offers travel to the heart of a volcano, aboard a space shuttle.

"Planet Observeur" can wander the globe with satellite images. You will provide an overview of the Earth through attraction "Planet Unveiled."

And if tomorrow the volcanoes of Auvergne came back into activity? Enjoy the 4D movie "The Awakening Giant of Auvergne."

The amusement park also has an earthquake simulator. The film "Forces of Nature" will remind you that earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tornadoes and cyclones are natural incredible power.

Family games are also available. The City of Children is a placeholder for 3-7 years.


Accommodation nearby

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Le Damier

  • Clermont-ferrand
  • 04 73 91 87 52
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Hôtel Mélody

  • Clermont-ferrand
  • 04 73 91 30 62
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Hôtel Cartier

  • Clermont-ferrand
  • 04 73 92 02 14
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Hôtel les Commerçants

  • Clermont-ferrand
  • 04 73 92 37 19

This is not a charade

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You will begin the third day visiting the volcano Lemptégy. Then you will go do some sport.

Volcano Lemptégy, Saint-ours

Immerse yourself in the bowels of the volcano Lemptégy. Accompanied by a guide, you will deepen your knowledge in volcanology. You can also participate in 4D animation "The explosive mine," which recreates a rash. The visit is on foot or by train.

Charade Aventure, Royat

In Charade Aventure, you will move between platforms with fun exercises. You will evolve between the monkey bridge, Nepalese bridge, bridge, ladder, climbing wall, Tarzan jump and zip lines. You will have amazing views of the Puy-de-Dome and the Chaîne des Puys well as Clermont.


Accommodation nearby

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Le Damier

  • Clermont-ferrand
  • 04 73 91 87 52
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Hôtel Mélody

  • Clermont-ferrand
  • 04 73 91 30 62
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Hôtel les Commerçants

  • Clermont-ferrand
  • 04 73 92 37 19
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Hôtel Cartier

  • Clermont-ferrand
  • 04 73 92 02 14

Visit one of the most beautiful villages in France

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For this fourth day back in time and discover the house Gergovie. Then you will visit the village of Saint-Saturnin.

House Gergovie, La Roche-Blanche

Come and explore the house Gergovie. Inside, you enter the site museum which presents the life of a Gallic city at the dawn of the Roman conquest. The museum deals with volcanic plateau which Gergovie gazebo remarkable natural and archaeological evidence of human occupation of the site from the Neolithic to the Gallic period.

Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin is ranked among the most beautiful villages in France. Strolling the streets in the heart of the old town. You can find out from the castle, a perfect example of a great medieval castle and remarkably restored, reflecting the military architecture of the Middle Ages.


Accommodation nearby

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Best Western Gergovie

  • Perignat-les-sarlieve
  • 04 73 79 09 95
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Hôtel Mélody

  • Clermont-ferrand
  • 04 73 91 30 62
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Hôtel les Commerçants

  • Clermont-ferrand
  • 04 73 92 37 19
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Hôtel Cartier

  • Clermont-ferrand
  • 04 73 92 02 14

The castle has no time

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Start your day at Issoire and discover the clock tower. Then go visit the castle of Villeneuve-Lembron.

Clock Tower, Issoire

Enter the Clock Tower. The building of the Renaissance provides a global view of the city. Then you can visit the Church of St. Austell. It is one of five Romanesque churches 'major' Lower Auvergne.

Castle of Villeneuve-Lembron, Villeneuve

In the castle of Villeneuve-Lembron, you will discover an amazing painted, and a large furniture. In the chapel, you will find many references to medieval times. You will also visit the 4 towers and observe the embrasures windows that are decorated with mythological figures.

Accommodation nearby

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Camping Les Loges

  • Nonette
  • 04 73 71 65 82
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Camping L'ombrage

  • Saint-pierre-colamine
  • 04 73 96 77 87
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Camping Caravaneige Bois de Gravière

  • Besse-et-saint-anastaise
  • 04 73 79 52 05
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Brit Hotel Les Mouflons

  • Besse-et-saint-anastaise
  • 04 73 79 56 93

Puy-de-Dôme, a department rich

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For the last day of tour, you will visit the castle and you'll Aulteribe the museum cutlery.

Castle of Aulteribe, Sermentizon

The castle has an architecture Aulteribe both medieval and romantic. Inside the building, you will find furniture, Flemish tapestries and Aubusson, paintings seventeenth and nineteenth centuries ...

Museum of cutlery knife, Thiers

Located in the heart of a medieval district, the museum is dedicated to cutlery knife. You will discover knives, daggers and pieces of cutlery upscale. A room will be devoted to contemporary cutlery.

Balance

We hope that this circuit you fully satisfied. We tried to make it as rich as possible. You can always find other circuit in the Puy-de-Dôme. Do not hesitate to react by leaving us comments.


Accommodation nearby

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Les Roulottes et Cabanes du Livradois

  • Cunlhat
  • 06 62 93 50 49



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