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The Chaudefour valley, Sancy natural park

Super Besse - panorama of the Chaudefour ValleySuper Besse - The Chaudefour valley under the snowSuper Besse - the Chaudefour Valley - the Dent de la Rancune and the Coq RidgeSuper Besse - Grudge's Tooth and Cock's CrestSuper Besse, green landscape in the Chaudefour ValleyChaudefour Valley, pretty waterfall in AutumnThe Chaudefour Valley and the peaks of the Massif du SancyDiscover Puy Ferrand overlooking the Chaudefour Valley, Puy du Chambourguet at Super Besse and Lac ChambonThe Chaudefour Valley seen from Lac ChambonIn a hot air balloon, a lovely panorama over Lac Chambon and the Chaudefour ValleyChalet l'Anorak Super Besse, the slopes of the Chaudefour Valley, the Puy de Dôme and the Chaîne des Puys
Super Besse - panorama of the Chaudefour Valley

The Anorak family chalet in Super Besse, your starting point to discover the Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Nature Park

The Chaudefour Valley National Nature Reserve is a reserve located in Auvergne in the Puy-de-Dôme. It was created in 1991 in the Regional Natural Park of the Volcanoes of Auvergne and covers an area of 820 hectares.
Classified as a "Natural Reserve" since 1991, the Chaudefour Nature Reserve is a protected natural site to preserve remarkable fauna and flora as well as its many mineral springs. Explore on foot its glacial cirque and its dykes (sharp rocks): the Rooster Ridge and the Dent de la Rancune. This nature reserve is home to splendid landscapes, a very rich fauna as well as fascinating geological sites. The ease of access to this site makes it very popular with hikers and nature admirers.
natural of Chaudefour, 63790 Chambon-sur-Lac: 04 73 65 64 26
Free access -parking- and visits all year round (dogs prohibited on the site)
Leaving the village of Chambon-sur-Lac, head towards the Col de la Croix Saint-Robert for 7 km.
From Mont-Dore, head towards Besse via the Col de la Croix Saint-Robert.

Anorak family chalet in Super Besse and its exceptional panorama of the Sancy massif


Information and reservations


Tel: 06 86 75 47 66




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