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Chambon-sur-Lac

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

Chambon-sur-Lac - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Puy-de-Dôme
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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).

Geographical information

MunicipalityChambon-sur-Lac
Postcode63790
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Latitude45.5706440 (N 45° 34’ 14”)
Longitude2.8956110 (E 2° 53’ 44”)
AltitudeFrom 873m to 1883m
Surface area46.93 km²
Population356 inhabitants
Density7 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureClermont-Ferrand (39 km, 43 min)
Insee code63077
IntercommunalityCC du Sancy
DepartmentPuy-de-Dôme
RegionAuvergne

Nearest cities & towns

Murol4.3 km (8 min)
Saint-Victor-la-Rivière7.6 km (12 min)
Saint-Nectaire9.7 km (15 min)
Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite10.1 km (13 min)
Saint-Diéry13.1 km (19 min)
Verrières14 km (20 min)
Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise14.1 km (18 min)
Saulzet-le-Froid15.7 km (19 min)
Creste15.8 km (24 min)
Mont-Dore15.9 km (20 min)
Grandeyrolles17.5 km (26 min)
Saurier17.6 km (26 min)
Aydat18.1 km (22 min)
Saint-Pierre-Colamine18.2 km (23 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

Lake Chambon far left nature reserve
Lake Chambon far left nature reserve
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view of Lake Chambon in the background with the Sancy
view of Lake Chambon in the background with the Sancy
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Pasture near the valley Chaudefour
Pasture near the valley Chaudefour
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View of the Puy de l' Angle
View of the Puy de l' Angle
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Le Chambon lake beach is
Le Chambon lake beach is
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Lake Chambon winter
Lake Chambon winter
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Ballooning over Lake
Ballooning over Lake
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To the col de la Croix Morand
To the col de la Croix Morand
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Tooth Grudge Crest and Rooster
Tooth Grudge Crest and Rooster
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View of Puy de Langle
View of Puy de Langle
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Baptistery Chambon-sur-Lac
Baptistery Chambon-sur-Lac
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the Dent du Marais
the Dent du Marais
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Chaudefour Valley
Chaudefour Valley
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Lakeside Chambon
Lakeside Chambon
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Cascade of Perugia, Chaudefour Valley ( © JE)
Cascade of Perugia, Chaudefour Valley ( © JE)
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Lac Chambon, seen from the beach East ( © Jean Espirat )
Lac Chambon, seen from the beach East ( © Jean Espirat )
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Lac Chambon, seen on the east side ( © Jean Espirat )
Lac Chambon, seen on the east side ( © Jean Espirat )
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sandy beach, east side of Lake Chambon ( © JE)
sandy beach, east side of Lake Chambon ( © JE)
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Chaudefour Valley, waterfall Perugia ( © Jean Espirat )
Chaudefour Valley, waterfall Perugia ( © Jean Espirat )
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Chaudefour Valley - Source Sainte- Anne ( © Jean Espirat )
Chaudefour Valley - Source Sainte- Anne ( © Jean Espirat )
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source Information Sainte- Anne ( © Jean Espirat )
source Information Sainte- Anne ( © Jean Espirat )
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Chaudefour Valley - Dent of the grudge ( © Jean Espirat )
Chaudefour Valley - Dent of the grudge ( © Jean Espirat )
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Chaudefour Valley - Tooth grudge ( © Jean Espirat )
Chaudefour Valley - Tooth grudge ( © Jean Espirat )
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Weather

Tuesday 28 april
Min. 2°C - Max. 11°C
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Wednesday 29 april
Min. 3°C - Max. 14°C
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Thursday 30 april
Min. 7°C - Max. 14°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit a producer of mohair farm
Crafts3 € Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite (6.4 km)
Discovery flight in a two-seat paraglider
Sports sensations80 € Orcines (23 km)
Horse ride in the Auvergne mountains
Nature and the great outdoors1050 € Montboudif (25 km)
Maiden flight in a gyroplane
Sports sensations60 € to 155 € Issoire (30 km)
Fly-fishing for wild brown trout
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 39 € Riom-ès-Montagnes (35 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Crégut Lake
HikeIntermediate2h30Saint-Genès-Champespe (21 km)
Henriette's Trail
HikeEasy2h30Auzelles (48 km)
Country walk in Livradois Forez
HikeEasy2h00Champagnac-le-Vieux (53 km)
Village of Fontanges
Village visitEasy1h00Fontanges (59 km)

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Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

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