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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Chambon-sur-Lac
Insee code63077
AltitudeFrom 873 to 1883 meters
Surface46.93 km²
Population356 inhabitants
Density7 inhabitants/km²


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
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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).


  • 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


  • 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.


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



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Monday 28 July
Min. 11°C - Max. 16°C
Tuesday 29 July
Min. 10°C - Max. 14°C
Wednesday 30 July
Min. 10°C - Max. 21°C


Auvergnat restaurantLe Clos
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-Lac23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRégina   SPECIAL OFFER
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  
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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House with 3 bedroomsMallette    
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  
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  
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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Apartment for 2 personsLocation montagne  
Rent room from 38 Eurouros night. Capacity 2 people maximum. A few steps from Lake Chambon and Murol. Nightly rate for studios. 50 Eurouros night (minimum two nights) - Weekly rates...
Located 7.8 km from Chambon-sur-LacFrom 200 € to 300 € per week 
House for 4 personsLe Baladou   NEW
Country cottage, stone, completely renovated, has an altitude of 1100 m, adjoining the owner's house in the countryside and small village. Ideal for hikers and nature lovers.
Located 8.1 km from Chambon-sur-LacFrom 350 € to 450 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsVilla Lumière La Bourboule  
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 

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75 places over 3 haCamping de serrette    
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 13.95 € to 19.15 € per day 
169 places over 12 haDomaine du Lac Chambon     NEW
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    
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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Le Grillon - Hotel in Chambon-sur-LacLe Grillon     
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-Lac
Aux 500 Diables Eco Lodge - Hotel - Hotel in Chambon-sur-LacAux 500 Diables Eco Lodge - Hotel    
Located in Chambon-sur-Lac, Eco Lodge Altitude 1200 is 10 km from the Château de Murol and 15 km from Mont-Dore Golf Course. It offers free Wi-Fi in public areas and a wooden terrace...
Located in Chambon-sur-LacRoom from 105 €
Hotel Bellevue - Hotel in Chambon-sur-LacHotel Bellevue     
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 €

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Best Western Le Relais Kennedy
Set a 10-minute drive from Clermont-Ferrand’s city centre, the Best Western Relais Kennedy features an outdoor swimming pool, a meeting room and a free...
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