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Discover the Massif du Sancy in Spring

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The Dordogne Valley on the slopes of Sancy

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 offers extraordinary panoramas to hikers and nature lovers. Whether you prefer long alpine hikes or discovering hidden gems by bike, whatever your preferred mode of transport, come and explore what many call one of the most beautiful destinations in Auvergne!

The Puy de Sancy, majestic spring colors

In spring, the Puy de Sancy is adorned with its most beautiful colors to offer a breathtaking spectacle to visitors. Located in the heart of the Massif Central, this peak culminating at almost 1,900 meters is the highest point of Puy-de-Dôme and attracts many hikers, nature lovers or simply curious people every year. The tender greens of the meadows and trees, the first flowers pointing the tip of their noses and the breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains offer a breathtaking vision. If we add the mild weather, there is no better place to recharge your batteries and discover the beauty of nature.

Discover: Super Besse, walk to Puy de Sancy


Lac Chambon dominated by the castle of Murol

Lac Chambon is a natural jewel located in the mountains of the Massif des Monts Dores, in Auvergne. With its crystal clear water and sandy beach, the lake is a popular relaxation spot for locals and tourists alike. Overlooking the lake is the Château de Murol, an impressive medieval vestige that offers stunning views of the surrounding region. Visitors can explore the castle's stone ramparts and watchtowers, which bear witness to the area's fascinating history. Lac Chambon and the Chateau de Murol are two must-see attractions for those visiting the Massif du Sancy and looking to experience the natural beauty and ancient history of this French region.

Discover: The Château de Murol, fortified castle in Auvergne - breathtaking view of Lake Chambon


Super Besse and Lac Pavin in spring colors

Spring brings a splash of color and renewal to nature. The beauty of the Super Besse region, in the Massif du Sancy, is highlighted when the spring colors awaken. Lac Pavin, a nearby natural wonder, is the perfect place to soak up that burst of spring. The clear waters and lush green mountains surrounding it provide a breathtaking backdrop for photographers, hikers and nature enthusiasts. Visitors will be able to discover and explore the entire Super Besse region, including the charming village of Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise with its rich cultural and historical heritage. Whether you come for a peaceful stroll or an exciting adventure, the Super Besse region is sure to impress with its dazzling spring colors.

Découvrir: Fantasticable zip line Super Besse, full of sensations.


Discovering the Massif du Sancy in the spring is an unforgettable experience

In spring, the Massif du Sancy, with its verdant forests and rolling hills topped by snow-capped mountains, offers opportunities for adventure for all visitors. From gentle walks and hikes to bike tours and more extreme sports, there is something for everyone. For a truly unique experience, why not try paragliding or hot air ballooning? Or just find a spot to watch the sun go down over gorgeous views! However you decide to spend your time in this beautiful region, you are sure to leave refreshed and ready for the next adventure. So get out this spring and explore all that the Massif du Sancy has to offer. You will not regret it !

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