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Best trails in Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne, Cantal, France

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Looking for a great trail in Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne, Cantal? AllTrails has 199 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 97 moderate trails in Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne ranging from 2.7 to 81.1 miles and from 833 to 5,980 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

This medium mountain park offers, from ridges to meadows, passing through the forest, a great diversity of landscapes and unique environments. The tradition of breeding and cheese processing, the exploitation of underground water, the extraction of materials from the basement, tourist reception are the flagship activities of a territory always in motion.

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Map of trails in Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne, Cantal, France
Park information
Acreage:
961,133 acres
Contact
04 73 65 64 26
Top trails (198)
#1 - Puy de Pariou
Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
This hike offers a view of the puy de Pariou. The puy Pariou is a volcano of the Puys chain, in the Massif Central in France. This volcano, extinguished today, has produced only three lava flows during its history. Historically, it is the volcanic volcano of the brand Volvic.Show more
#2 - Puy de Dôme
Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
This route will take you to the highest volcano in the region overlooking Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne, in central France. The views of this beautiful part of France from the top are fantastic. Alternatively, there is a train that takes tourists to the top to enjoy the view without hiking. Bring shoes adapted to the terrain in winter.Show more
#3 - Le plateau du Guéry
Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne
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Length: 9.0 mi • Est. 4 h 36 m
Une charmante randonnée sur un sentier bordant le lac de Guéry. Plusieurs points intéressants sur le chemin avec les cascades et orgues basaltiques, la Borne des Quatre Seigneurs et la Banne d'Ordanche. Le paysage vous offre de magnifiques vues sur La Bourboule, Murat-le-Quaire, Le Mont-Dore et la vallée glacière de la Dordogne. Show more
#4 - Puy de Montchal and Lac Pavin
Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
This hike is an undergrowth path along the Pavin Cup. You will have, along the trail, a panoramic spectacle. It is an easy hike from Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise (Besse en Chandesse). Pavin Lake is a meromictic crater lake.Show more
#5 - Puy des Goules and Grotte du Sarcoui
Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 45 m
This hike is in the Auvergne Volcanoes. It goes around the Puy des Goules, at the top of which you can see its crater. Then you can visit the Sarcoui Cave.Show more
#6 - Puy de Dôme and Puy Pariou Loop
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 5 h 14 m
#7 - Le Lac Pavin
Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 47 m
This hike will introduce you to Lac Pavin. Great trail of the magnificent and mysterious Lac Pavin. This path also passes through Puy de Montchal and the chasm of Creux de Soucy. You will have beautiful views of the valleys during this hike.Show more
#8 - Cascade du Saut du Loup via Cascade du Queureuilh
Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m
#9 - Puy de Dôme Loop
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
Sheep grazing areas - Keep dogs on a leash - Mountain biking: drive carefully from D to 3Show more
#10 - Puy de Lassolas and Puy de le Vache
Parc naturel régional des Volcans d’Auvergne
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
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