Puy de Dome mountain Auvergne

HIGHLIGHTS

A land of sleeping volcanoes that provides a fantastic scenic landscape for outdoor pursuits all year round, as well as healing spa waters, the Auvergne is full of spa resorts, outdoor trails and local villages that really come to life in the summer with lots of quaint traditional festivals.

Auvergne

A land of sleeping volcanoes that provides a fantastic scenic landscape for outdoor pursuits all year round, as well as healing spa waters, Auvergne is full of spa resorts, outdoor trails and local villages that really come to life in the summer with lots of quaint traditional festivals.

Known as one of France's hidden treasures, the volcanic land of Auvergne is in the very heart of France and perhaps best known for supplying many varieties of mineral water.

This region of spectacular hills, mountains and forests is ideal for outdoor pursuits with some of the best walking and cycling country in France, along with many watersports on the numerous lakes and rivers.

You will also find some of the most magnificent medieval castles and Romanesque churches to visit here, or if you are simply looking to relax there are as many as 10 spa resorts offering a variety of treatments to soothe away any niggling aches and pains.

During the summer months local villages come alive with colourful festivals where flowers adorn the streets and houses and the main activity is folk dancing.

Our top places to visit

The distant spires of Moulins from the opposite side of a weir on the river Allier

EXPERIENCE

MOULINS

Sample the waters of Vichy's Source des Celestins at the Hall des Sources

EXPERIENCE

VICHY

Le Puy-en-Velay - Aleksandr Sadkov

EXPERIENCE

LE-PUY-EN-VELAY

Holidays in France

Sail & stay with us to save time and money! Pack your car with everything you need - even the family pet, and enjoy the fun of travelling on board.

Gite in Atlantic Loire Valley

GITES AND COTTAGES IN FRANCE

View of the Hotel Aigue Marine, Tréguier

HOTEL HOLIDAYS & BREAKS IN FRANCE

Family walking on the beach

FAMILY HOLIDAYS IN FRANCE AND SPAIN

A man and a woman reading by their car

CAR & MOTORCYCLE TOURS IN FRANCE

All cities in Auvergne

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