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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Puy-de-Dôme

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.7557320 (N 45° 45’ 21”)
Longitude3.6154950 (E 3° 36’ 56”)
AltitudeFrom 355m to 609m
Surface area6.79 km²
Population247 inhabitants
Density36 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureClermont-Ferrand (59 km, 51 min)
Insee code63015
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Courpière

Nearest cities & towns

Vollore-Ville5.4 km (8 min)
Augerolles6 km (10 min)
Courpière7.9 km (13 min)
Vollore-Montagne8.4 km (14 min)
Olmet10.7 km (17 min)
Escoutoux11.3 km (16 min)
Néronde-sur-Dore12.3 km (15 min)
Sainte-Agathe12.6 km (18 min)
Sauviat13.1 km (19 min)
Sermentizon13.3 km (18 min)
Saint-Flour14.1 km (23 min)
La Renaudie14.2 km (23 min)
Saint-Gervais-sous-Meymont14.5 km (19 min)
Le Brugeron15.6 km (25 min)

Things to see and do

For outings with family or friends, a 28 ha lake with supervised swimming in July and August, welcomes you all year on 50 acres of maintained at different atmospheres and appreciated, regardless of season and weather. On this site camper vans are a dumping station and very large parking spaces. In season, rent pedal boats, kayaks, paddles. A forest trail acrobatic (trampoline) offers three levels of courses, including one for young children. At 500 m, an equestrian center meets your desires horseback riding or other activities in the saddle.

Events and festivities

Every summer, around July 20, fireworks from the lake.


Saturday 23 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 17°C
Sunday 24 may
Min. 13°C - Max. 18°C
Monday 25 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 19°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Except around the lake (way easier than an hour), a landscaped theme trail of discovery of nature, five hiking trails marked part leave or go to the lake. Four of them are part of the topo guide the Community of Municipalities of Courpière on sale at the reception of the Lake or the Tourist Office of Courpière (Tel: +33 4 73 51 20 27).

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Knife-making workshop tour
CraftsFreeThiers (12.7 km)
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshop
CraftsFreeArconsat (16.6 km)
Jetski by the marina Issoire
Sports sensations25 € Issoire (37 km)
Maiden flight in a gyroplane
Sports sensations60 € to 155 € Issoire (39 km)
Whitewater rafting on the Allier
Sports sensations20 € Vichy (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Henriette's Trail
HikeEasy2h30Auzelles (19.1 km)
Villages of the Côte Roannaise
Car itineraryEasy4h00Cordelle (40 km)
Rilly Castle Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Cordelle (40 km)
Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice, Pêt d'Âne and La Roche Castle
Car itineraryEasy5h00Cordelle (40 km)
Mars Peninsula
HikeEasy3h00Cordelle (40 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals