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 0.88 - alt. km 0.88
2 : km 1.52 - alt. km 1.52
3 : km 2.16 - alt. km 2.16
4 : km 3.22 - alt. km 3.22
5 : km 3.95 - alt. km 3.95
6 : km 4.81 - alt. km 4.81
7 : km 5.65 - alt. km 5.65
D/A : km 6.52 - alt. km 6.52
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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.
Nature walk between meadows, forest, streams and ancient mills, a site rich in history. Pass through amazing places that are linked to druidic rituals and gatherings.
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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