5 days between lakes and volcanoes in Auvergne
Pessade - Orcival
3:30 hours walking - Hotel / 8 km / +100 m / -400 m
Before going on a hike, remember to leave your luggage at the first accommodation (hotel in Orcival, 10 minutes wayback by car from Pessade). It is also in this first hotel that you will recover your travel documents (maps and road book).
For this stay, you can start hiking as you like between 10:00 and 14:00. You will begin your hike on the big parking lot of the old Nordic resort in the village of Pessade, where you can leave your vehicle. For Info, Clermont-Ferrand / Pessade = 30km.
Hike to Lac Servières, a pretty little crater lake a few thousand years old, followed by a gentle descent with beautiful landscapes to reach the village of Orcival.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Orcival - Montlosier
3 to 4 hours walking - Lodge / 12 km / +450 m / - 510 m
In the morning, the Chaine des Puys is showing itself. You will then continue your walk to the castle of Montlosier, home of Maison du Parc Naturel Regional des Volcans d'Auvergne. Possible visit of the exhibition on the Chaine des Puys.
Dinner and overnight stay at the lodging of Montlosier.
Montlosier - Puy de la Vache - Laschamps
3 to 4 hours walking - Lodge / 9 to 11 km / +350 m / -250 m
Today, hike on the Chaîne des Puys. between sheep pastures and forest.
Possibility of climbing the Puys de La Vache and its twin Puy de Lassolas, before reaching the small village of Laschamps at the foot of Puy de Dome.
Laschamps - Lake Aydat (or Lake La Cassière)
3 to 4 hours walking - Hotel / 7,6 to 11,6 km / +100 m / -220 m
Departure from Laschamps to join along the lava flow Lake Aydat,
Possibility of swimming (in the protected bathing area).
Lac d'Aydat (ou Lac de La Cassière) - Pessade
4 to 5 hours hours walking / 11.4 to 115.5 km / +395 m / -75 m
Before leaving, remember to leave your luggage at the hotel reception, so that you can pick them up later with your car at the end of your hike.
Between mowing meadows and pastures, your last day of hiking will take you back to the hamlet of Pessade, through the Narse d'Espinasse, a real jewel and relic of the ice age.
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.
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- Adult price (or from 16 years old) : 495 €
- Teen price from 12 to 15 years old : 455 €
- Child price under 12 years : 375 €
Our price includes
Our price does not include
- Adult Kota night : 20 €/night in the Kota
- Child under 12 years : 15 €/night in the Kota
- Evening meal + breakfast : 25 €/adult and 17 €/child under 12
- Dinner / Breakfast / Lunch box, delivered to kota : 38 €/adult and 25 €/child under 12
- Overnight Half board with dinner and breakfast : 45 €/adult and 32 €/child under 12 years
- Night in full board with 3 meals : 58 €/adult and 40 €/child under 12 years