4 Days hiking on Auvergne Volcanoes - 3 nights in hotel
Day 1: Pessade-Orcival
Overnight in hotel or guest house / Hiking time : 3:30 / 8 km / Elevation : +100 m / - 400 m
Before going on a hike, remember to leave your luggage at the first accommodation (hotel in Orcival, 10 minutes by car from Pessade).
Beginning of the hike from the car park of the "Centre de pleine Nature de Pessade". For Information, Clermont-Ferrand / Pessade = 30km.
Hike to Lake Servières, a pretty little crater lake a few thousand years old, followed by a gentle descent with beautiful scenery to reach the
Dinner and overnight at the hotel or in bed and breakfast.
Day 2: Orcival - Laschamps
Overnight in hotel or guest house / Hiking time : 5 hrs / 15.6 km / Elevation : + 450 m / - 330 m
Bucolic day between pastures and small mountain hamlets. This stage will take you to the heart of the Chaîne des Puys to the village of Laschamps, passing by the Twin Puys of "La Vache" and "Lassolas", among the youngest cones of this slice of more than 80 volcanoes ....
Night in a hotel room in Laschamps, under the benevolent gaze of the giant Domes.
Day 3: Laschamps - Aydat lake (or La Cassière lake)
Overnight in hotel or guest house / Hiking time : 4 to 5 h / 9 to 12 km / Elevation : + 80 m / - 220 m
Departure from your place to join by the "cheires" (lava flow) Aydat Lake,or La Cassière Lake.
Possibility of swimming (in the protected bathing area).
Night in a hotel room at Lake Aydat or Lake La Cassière.
Day 4: Aydat lake (or La Cassière lake) - Pessade
Hiking time : 3:30 to 4:30 / 8 to 12 km / Elevation : + 300 m / - 150 m
On your last day of hiking, you will go up to the village of Pessade, through the Narse d'Espinasse, a real little jewel and relic of the ice age.
The journey can be changed for reasons of safety, weather or unforeseen circumstances. Events beyond our control may change the course: change of accommodation (if the chosen accommodation is full at time of booking), cut roads, rivers in flood, strikes, local festivals ... "Aluna Travel" will always make every effort to provide the best solution, even changing the course.
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Our price includes
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- Night in kota for adult : 20 €/night
- Night in kota for Child under 12 years : 15 €/night
- Evening meal + breakfast : 25 €/adult and 17 €/child under 12
- Dinner / Breakfast / Lunch box, delivered to kota : 38 €/adult and 25 €/child under 12