Discover the Massif du Sancy on foot or on horseback


Discover the Massif du Sancy on foot or on horseback


Prepare your hiking boots and set off to explore the Massif du Sancy


Hiking is a great way to bond with your family while enjoying the wonders of nature. If you're looking for an exciting hiking destination that offers something special, France's Massif du Sancy should be high on your list! With its stunning views and numerous hiking trails, there is no doubt that this scenic mountain range offers hikes suitable for all abilities, from leisurely family walks to more challenging rock climbs. If you are ready for a group outdoor adventure, join us in our exploration of the magnificent Massif du Sancy.


Massif du Sancy, Hikes for the whole family


Whether you're looking for a leisurely afternoon stroll or more daring opportunities to scale peaks, there's something for everyone. Impress your children with epic panoramas while exploring one of the most stunning natural settings in central France - come and discover what the Massif du Sancy has to offer!

The Crêtes du Sancy, Puy de Sancy, panorama of Mont Dore and the Massif Adventif

The Crêtes du Sancy, star hiking trail of the Massif du Sancy

The Crêtes du Sancy, a unique panorama over the Dordogne Valley Are you a traveler or backpacker looking for the perfect escape? The Crêtes du Sancy, located in the Auvergne region, should be your next destination! At 1885 meters above sea level, this stunning mountain range…


The Val de Courre, Vallee Glaciere in the Dores massif

The Val de Courre

Val de Courre, glacial valley of the Sancy massif Located in the town of Mont Dore, the Val de Courre valley is a glacier valley in the Dores Massif, it allows you to join the ridge path to climb the slopes of the Puy de Sancy for an unforgettable sunset.


Puy de Sancy - The summit of Puy de Sancy

Climbing the Puy de Sancy, the highest peak in Auvergne

The ascent of the Puy de Sancy can be done by the southern phase at the exit of the Sancy cable car from Mont Dore or by the northern phase from Super Besse or the Chaudefour Valley. Discover: First snow on the Puy de Sancy in November 2022


La Perdrix cable car, magnificent view of the resort of Super Besse, the Lac des Hermines and the Puy du Chambourguet

Sunset at Puy de Sancy via Super Besse

La Perdrix cable car in Super Besse Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Massif du Sancy in Super Besse: take a leisurely ride on the cable car and hike to Puy de la Perdrix for an unforgettable sunset. Then gain height by climbing to its summit, the Puy de Sancy!


Chalet L'Anorak Super Besse

Stroll to the Puy de Chambourguet during the spring holidays

Spring holidays in Super Besse Ahh, it's time to plan your spring break. You dream of a perfect escape from reality: wide open spaces, clean air and a peaceful environment. If you're looking for a great place to admire picturesque views and experience natural beauty, look no further…


The Dordogne Valley on the slopes of Sancy

Discover the Massif du Sancy in Spring

The Massif du Sancy, one of the most beautiful destinations in Auvergne to discover in spring Fancy a new spring adventure? Treat yourself to the gift of exploration and discover the majestic Massif du Sancy in the heart of Auvergne. This massif rises to nearly 1800 meters above sea level and…


Roc de Cuzeau, magnificent sunset

Sunset at the top of the Roc de Cuzeau

From the Col de la Croix Saint Robert to the summit of the Roc de Cuzeau If you are looking for a truly breathtaking experience while hiking in the Massif du Sancy in the Monts Dore, then the Col de la Croix Saint Robert Hike Departure is a must-do activity. This hike takes you on an…


Le Capucin, symbolic summit of Mont Dore

The Pic du Capucin, 360 degree panorama of the Monts Dore

Hike to Pic du Capucin   Le Capucin is one of the highest peaks of Mont Dore, in the Massif du Sancy. It is famous for its breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains: the Massif du Sancy, the Massif Adventif and the Massif de la Banne d'Ordanche.