Chambon-sur-Lac

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownChambon-sur-Lac
Insee code63077
Postcode63790
Latitude45.5706440
Longitude2.8956110
AltitudeFrom 873 to 1883 meters
Surface46.93 km²
Population356 inhabitants
Density7 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsMurol at 3.7 km
Chief townClermont-Ferrand (at 39 km, 43 min)Saint-Victor-la-Rivière at 4.1 km
DepartmentPuy-de-DômeLe Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite at 6 km
RegionAuvergneSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Small mountain community located 40 miles southwest of Clermont-Ferrand, nestled 880 meters above sea level at the foot of the Massif du Sancy (1886 m).


SIGHTSEEING

  • Lake Chambon.
  • The Chaudefour valley, protected site (hiking trails in the Nature Reserve, discover the flora and fauna, House Valley Chaudefour source Sainte Anne).
  • The Dent du Marais: cliff overlooking the lake Chambon.
  • The Eagle Rock: view of the Sancy and Chaudefour valley.
  • The Romanesque church of the 12th century.
  • The baptistery chapel of the twelfth round, novel style and located in the cemetery.
  • Sports and Recreation:
  • Hiking trails around the lake, to the Sancy, the Dent du Marais or inter-municipalities.
  • GR30.
  • ATV.
  • Climbing (all levels).
  • Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing.
  • Kite.
  • Paragliding.
  • Balloon.
  • Possibility to rent quad and buggy.
  • Kayaking, windsurfing, swimming, pedal boating and fishing.
  • Crafts: pottery.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Chambon-sur-Lac
MonumentsChapel Funéraire
Natural sitesLake Chambon,   Pass of the Croix Saint-Robert

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Market on Friday mornings in July and August.
  • Chambon sur Jeep, Jeep concentration and animation in late April early May
  • Sancy Deuche in May
  • Hill Climb International Chambon-sur-Lac / Mont Dore early August.
  • Festival of bread and traditions Voissières.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Murol dominated by its castle of the 12th National Monument.
  • Besse, medieval city.
  • Super-Besse ski resort dynamic and lively.
  • Le Mont Dore: spa treatments and resort.
  • Le Puy de Sancy.
  • Le Puy de Dome.
  • Vulcania.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Horse ride in the countrysideNature and the outdoorsFrom 24 € to 65 €Tauves (23 km)
Discovery flight in a two-seat paragliderSports sensations80 €Orcines (23 km)

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PHOTOS

Lake Chambon in the bottom left Nature ReserveLake Chambon in the bottom left Nature Reserve
 
Lake Chambon in the background with the SancyLake Chambon in the background with the Sancy
Pasture near Valley ChaudefourPasture near Valley Chaudefour
 
View of the Puy AngleView of the Puy Angle
Lake Chambon, beachLake Chambon, beach
 
Lake Chambon WinterLake Chambon Winter
Balloon LakeBalloon Lake
 
To the Col de la Croix MorandTo the Col de la Croix Morand
Tooth Grudge and Crest RoosterTooth Grudge and Crest Rooster
 
View of the Puy de LangleView of the Puy de Langle
Baptistery Chambon-sur-LacBaptistery Chambon-sur-Lac
 
La Dent du MaraisLa Dent du Marais
Chaudefour ValleyChaudefour Valley
 
On the edge of Lake ChambonOn the edge of Lake Chambon
Cascade of Perugia, Chaudefour valley (© JE)Cascade of Perugia, Chaudefour valley (© JE)
  

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WEATHER

Saturday 19 April
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Min. 0°C - Max. 11°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 5°C - Max. 16°C
Monday 21 April
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Min. 9°C - Max. 16°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Clos
Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise
Enjoy free access to the wellness area with our pool and enjoy a cocktail in the lounge mountain nook and finish your evening with the discovery of a real meal Auvergne.
Located 7.3 km from Chambon-sur-Lac21 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRégina   SPECIAL OFFER
Saint-Nectaire
CALM AND NATURE - That is to say: the natural landscapes of the Auvergne volcano park is absolutely intoxicating. After a hike in the heart of this unique setting, it is good to take...
Located 7.9 km from Chambon-sur-Lac26 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRégina Restaurant  
5.7
La Bourboule
Located in the beautiful region of Auvergne, in the heart of nature, the Regina hotel restaurant welcomes you every day and throughout the year in an old charming decor fresh and relaxing....
Located 12 km from Chambon-sur-Lac28 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsMallette    
9.4
Chambon-sur-Lac
For your weekend or stay in Auvergne. Welcome to 'Mallette', a little piece of heaven... In the mountains.
Located in Chambon-sur-LacFrom 40 € to 70 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomLes Bruyères  
Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise
Rooms 16 m² independent guest house, TV room, bathroom and toilet, cooking facilities, very well siute 3 minutes from the village center, restaurants, shops. Garden with garden furniture,...
Located 7.5 km from Chambon-sur-Lac57 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLa Pinderie Massif du Sancy  
Chastreix
3 furnished rooms on the first floor of the owners' house (converted barn in 2008), rooms are accessed by entering either owners or independently from the terrace at the back overlooking...
Located 13.1 km from Chambon-sur-Lac50 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 2 personsLocation montagne à partir de 153 €  
9.2
Saint-Nectaire
Rate from 153 € weekly season. Many walks for nature lovers and ski slopes 20 minutes. Renovated historic hotel at 760 m above sea level a few meters from the Romanesque church of Saint...
Located 7.8 km from Chambon-sur-LacFrom 153 € to 300 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsVilla Lumière La Bourboule  
9.6
La Bourboule
Holidays in Auvergne. In the heart of La Bourboule, Sancy, Villa Lumière. Spas, skiing, hiking, fishing, park of Auvergne volcanoes, circuit cheese. Furnished apartments of 2 to 6 people....
Located 12.1 km from Chambon-sur-LacFrom 210 € to 300 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsResidence splendide la bourboule   NEW
La Bourboule
Rented apartment. Meublè a two pieces in the center of the bourboule for spa and skies.
Located 12.5 km from Chambon-sur-Lac270 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
75 places over 3 haCamping de serrette    
8.6
Chambon-sur-Lac
Located at 1000 m altitude our campsite overlooks Lake Chambon and the Castle of Murol. Our 75 pitches, chalets, mobil-homes, rental caravans, bare places on shaded or sunny, terraces...
Located in Chambon-sur-LacFrom 13.70 € to 18.60 € per day 
169 places over 12 haDomaine du Lac Chambon     SPECIAL OFFER
Murol
At the heart of the Regional Natural Park of the Volcanoes of Auvergne and the Massif du Sancy, the Domaine du Lac Chambon is located in a protected natural environment. Offering a...
Located 2.7 km from Chambon-sur-LacFrom 14 € to 21.50 € per day 
91 places over 3 haCamping le repos du baladin    
9.2
Murol
Nice camping*** of 91 pitches, quiet and nature located in the Auvergne volcano park of next to the medieval castle Murol near the lake chambon.
Located 4.8 km from Chambon-sur-LacFrom 12.50 € to 21.25 € per day 

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HOTELS

Le Grillon - Hotel in Chambon-sur-LacLe Grillon     
8
Chambon-sur-Lac
Offering a restaurant, a garden, a terrace and a bar, Le Grillon is located in Chambon-sur-Lac, 36 km from Clermont-Ferrand. Wi-Fi access is free of charge throughout the property....
Located in Chambon-sur-LacRoom from 55 €
Hotel Bellevue - Hotel in Chambon-sur-LacHotel Bellevue     
8.4
Chambon-sur-Lac
Hotel Bellevue is situated on Lake Chambon in the heart of the Auvergne region. This family-run hotel offers rooms with a view of the lake and the Sancy Mountains. Some of the guestrooms...
Located in Chambon-sur-LacRoom from 39 €
Beau Site - Hotel in Chambon-sur-LacBeau Site     
8.3
Chambon-sur-Lac
Featuring a view of Chambon Lake and Massif du Sancy, Beau Site offers a regional restaurant. Guests can relax on the terrace, by the geraniums or in their room, watching cable TV....
Located in Chambon-sur-LacRoom from 55 €

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Apparthotel Privilodges Carré de Jaude
Located in the centre of Clermont-Ferrand, this aparthotel offers self-catering apartments with the facilities of a hotel including 24-hour reception,...
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