Auvergne and 3 types of volcanoes

3 days of volcanic trekking
Guided hike in the Auvergne. We welcome you in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of the Volcanoes of Auvergne to make you discover, in gentleness, this land of traditions, authentic and exceptional geological character. Volcanic weekend, rich in emotions. Will the strange phenomenon of Laschamps's magnetic inversion make you lose your head ?
The diversity of hiking on 3 days with 3 different volcanoes is a true concentrate of natural and cultural riches ...
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  • Day 1:

    Laschamps - La Vache & Lassolas

    2:30 to 3 hours walking / Night in a hotel room / + from 200 to 300 m

    Meet at 2 pm in Laschamps in your accommodation or at 1 pm in front of the Clermont-Ferrand SNCF station (30 € / pers for a round trip). Installation in your accommodation. Departure at 14 pm for the Puys de la Vache and Lassolas, twin volcanoes of the Chaîne des Puys. You will climb without difficulty the slopes of these two magnificent volcanoes. Back in Laschamps, you will be disoriented by a strange phenomenon called magnetic inversion.

  • Day 2:

    Puy de Dôme - Puy de Pariou / + from 400 to 500 m

    5 to 6 hours walking / Night in a hotel room

    Departure in the morning for the ascent of Puy de Dôme. Step by step, you will approach the giant of this Chain and by the "historical path of the muleteers" you will reach the "Temple of Mercury" on this summit full of history. After this 360 ° panorama, you will descend on the north side by "Le nid de la poule" to reach "Le Puy de Pariou", the youngest volcano in the Chaîne des Puys. Back to the pass of Ceyssat by a path without difficulty before finding your accommodation.

  • Day 3:

    Lac Servières

    Activity: 3 to 4 hours / + from 200 to 300 m

    On the outskirts of a magnificent crater lake, with crystal clear waters and changing reflections, the estives will tell you about the old days when the shepherds made the creamy St Nectaire, this cheese of kings, in the "tras". Dispersion of the group in the late morning (free lunch). For those arriving by train, return to the station of Clermont-Ferrand at 1 pm.


The route can be modified for reasons of safety, meteorology or unforeseen events linked to events beyond our control: cut roads, local festivals ... "Aluna Voyages" and its team will always strive to provide the best solution.


Walking or Activity Time

The days offer 3 to 6 hours of activity per day ; They are interspersed with breaks.

Consecutive Days of Activities

3 days of hiking with little difference in level, on easy and varied ground.

Carrying bag

Only the personal belongings of the day.

Weather conditions

Pleasant mountain climate. The evenings are cool.

Problems for Walking

Low elevation on easy trails. 

Experience Required 

No specific experience. Easy travel, accessible to any healthy person wanting to discover a wild and authentic nature.

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3 to 8 people maximum for this trip.
Guaranteed journey with only 2 people in the group : adding a complement of 60 € / pers.

For accommodation in a hotel room (2 persons / room)

  • Price for adults and teenagers (from 12 years) : 405 €
  • Single room supplement : 75 € / pers
  • Any reservation within 15 days of departure, made by a single person, wishing to share a room with 2 people, may have the single room supplement added, if no one of the same sex comes to complete their room.
  • Extra night in B&B (before or after the stay) : contact us to book

If you arrive the day before, possibility of spending an additional night with half board at the hotel :
  • Adult half-board (12 years and over) in a double or family room : €75/pers
  • Adult half-board (12 years and over) in a single room : €108/pers

Privatize your stay !

Contact us for any other departure if you wish to privatize your stay: go on weekdays, family ...
For example, for a couple or 2 friends in the same bedroom (twin or double bed), for a privatize tour : 495 €/pers

Our price includes :


A guide for 8 participants.


Lodge in hotel.


Full board from dinner day 1 to breakfast day 3.


Included from the first day at the hotel or lodge to the end of the stay day 3 before lunch.

Other equipment

Collective first aid kit.


No visit. The visit of Vulcania is optional, before or after the stay (contact us for more information on this or to book your entries in the biggest attraction center about volcanoes).

Our price does not include :


Personal Drinks and Extras
Breakfast and lunch on day 1 ; Lunch and dinner on day 3.


Single room (80 € / person).


No transportation the first day to get to the hotel-lodge and on the last day after the end of trip (around midday).
Option : Transfer from  Clermont Ferrand train station (Appointment at 13:00 on the Day 1 and return to Clermont-Ferrand train station on the Day 3 at 13:00 (40 € / pers for a round trip).


Paying entries in the parks, sites and museums not included in the program.


Insurance cancellation, luggage, interruption of stay and repatriation assistance : 4.9% of the price of your trip.

Compulsory registration fee

  • 30 days or more before departure : €12/pers
  • Less than 30 days before departure : 20 €/pers
  • For any tailor-made trip : €30 + €12/pers

Practical info


Nights in lodging-hotel, in a small village of our mountain, close to the great spaces.
Rooms of 2 persons in hotel..

Hotel services

Rooms for 2 people. Supplements for single rooms (contact us to reserve this type of rooms). Private bathroom and toilets. Bed sheets and towels included.

Lodge services

Collective rooms for 5 to 6 people. Bathroom and shared toilets. Bring sleeping bag or sheets, as well as towels. Bolster case and cover at your disposal. Possibility to rent sheets : 6€50 a pair.


Lunch in the form of a box lunch ; The evening meals are warm and cooked.


Mountain tour leader who will show you its wonderful region.

How to get there ?

In order to limit your CO2 emissions, we encourage you to use public transport :

By train

Train station of Clermont-Ferrand. Numerous daily connections TER.

Meeting at 1 pm in front of the train station of Clermont-Ferrand on Day 1 and return to the train station of Clermont-Ferrand on Day 3 at 1 pm (40 €/pers for a round trip). To reach the meeting point from the railway station, consider booking a transport with your guide on + 33 6 78 40 36 79 (Christophe) / + 33 6 74 28 70 98 (Isabelle).

Otherwise, for another schedule from Clermont-Ferrand station in Laschamps, about € 35/taxi ride on weekdays and about € 50/taxi ride on Sundays and public holidays.

By road

20 km (20 mn) from Clermont-Ferrand, take the road to Orcine, direction Puy de Dôme. At the place called, "La Font de l'arbre", continue on the D941 for 3 km before turning on Laschamps.
If you come by car : Meeting at 2 pm directly at the hotel.

Before & after your stay

Contact us if you wish to discover our region before or after the stay. We will be happy to arrange a program adapted to your desires or simply to reserve you accommodation.

Recommended equipment

A small backpack containing :


• a water container (1 or 2 l)
• 1 knife and cutlery
• 1 bowl or Tupperware type box for lunch salads
• Cup

Strongly advised 

• a hat or cap
• a pair of sunglasses
• a rain cape
• a K-Way type wind vest or better a Gore-Tex vest
• toilet paper and lighter
• a small personal pharmacy (aspirin, plaster, elastoplast, ...)
• plastic bags to wrap business in bad weather
• a camera
• a pair of binoculars

For the evenings (for information only) 

• canvas or jogging pants
• a frontal night light
• a pair of tennis or other for the evening
• a polar fur
• spare clothing and several underwear
• a swimsuit for possible swimming
• toilet kit with a bath towel

For nights in dorm :

• a sleeping bag (possibility to rent the sheets : 6 € 50 a pair)
• Towels

For your feet :

• a pair of lightweight walking shoes, preferably already used, or for sensitive feet, a good pair of reinforced tennis shoes
• a few pairs of socks