THE SUMMIT OF THE PUY DE DÔME AND THE CHAIN OF THE PUYS OF THE VOLCANOES OF AUVERGNE
The panoramic of the domes, the Cog train, allows you to reach the Summit of the Puy de Dôme culminating point of the chain of the Puys comprising 80 volcanoes.
The Summit of the Puy de Dôme by COG train.
You will enjoy an exceptional view at 360 ° on the chain of Puys composed of 80 volcanoes.
The panoramic domes allow easy access throughout the year to the highest point of the chain of Puys.
Le Puy de Dôme is a sensitive natural site classified as a great site in France. The development of the train responds to the need to preserve this volcano, the Summit of which has been completely replanted and the infrastructures renovated.
This exceptional geological Ensemble by its youth and diversity offers a unique view of the Auvergne volcanoes. At the top the Temple of mercury and the possibility to make a paragliding flight.
The Summit of the Puy de Dôme is also accessible by the path of the Muletiers (plan at the reception)
The chain of the Puys
The chain of Puys stretches for nearly 32 kilometers and includes notable buildings such as the Puy de Dôme, the Puy du Pariou, Como or the twin craters of La Vache and Lassolas.
The chain of the Puys is composed of 80 volcanoes and offers remarkable volcanic landscapes, this geological ensemble is exceptional because of its youth and its morphology.
UNESCO World Heritage inscription: its global scientific importance and its role in history motivate its preservation, valorization and recognition as a world heritage.
No need to always climb to the top of a volcano to appreciate its contours and surrounding landscapes. Especially since all the Puys are not accessible to hikers, the majority are private properties and some have not been arranged to accommodate the public.
Stroll in this exceptional natural space but it is a fragile space that must be preserved by ensuring to respect the recommendations of the regional natural park of the volcanoes of Auvergne (follow the marked paths, do not disturb the herds…)