Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
D/A : km 0 - alt. km 0
1 : km 0.39 - alt. km 0.39
2 : km 1.15 - alt. km 1.15
3 : km 2.16 - alt. km 2.16
4 : km 4.26 - alt. km 4.26
5 : km 5.63 - alt. km 5.63
6 : km 6.6 - alt. km 6.6
7 : km 7.48 - alt. km 7.48
8 : km 9 - alt. km 9
9 : km 10.37 - alt. km 10.37
10 : km 12.85 - alt. km 12.85
11 : km 14.07 - alt. km 14.07
12 : km 15.33 - alt. km 15.33
D/A : km 16.1 - alt. km 16.1
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A hiking trail in the Auvergne summer pastures, on a summit overlooking the spa resort of La Bourboule.
A very beautiful hike in a conservation area.
A wander among the underbrush along the Couze Pavin, from bank to bank, flowing in cascades.
A trip to highest point of the Massif Central.
A short hike to climb two volcanoes with their typical open craters to delight amateur geologists and curious hikers. A beautiful view from the top of the Puy de Lassolas on over the Chaîne des Puys to the north and Monts Dore to the south.
Just above Clermont-Ferrand, the inescapable climb to Puy-de-Dôme through the col de Ceyssat is a short but intense hike with an astonishing view over Clermont-Ferrand, the chaîne des Puys, paragliders and Millevaches.
Caution, it's a very popular walk so be sure to do it during week days for a bit of peace and quiet.
A circuit that forms a figure of 8 around Lac Chambon, with panoramic views of the lake and the Sancy range, the Valley of Chaudefour and a section through Murol via its castle.
The very secretive and beautiful Chaudefour valley is a classified natural site, closed up by the steep contours of a glacial cirque. Peaks, needles, plumbs are as many natural defences for an intact and preserved valley.
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