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

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

At the heart of the Massif du Sancy, nature has remained strong and wild. The nature reserve is home to the nearby valley of the Salt Fountain for hiking magic between pastures and farmhouses shady beech forests, springs, waterfalls and hills loaded with blueberries. It is also home of St Nectaire and cakes volume of milk cow Salers and many specialties Auvergne Farm ...

Geographical information

Latitude45.5120750 (N 45° 30’ 43”)
Longitude2.7356820 (E 2° 44’ 8”)
AltitudeFrom 895m to 1883m
Surface area45.12 km²
Population247 inhabitants
Density5 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureClermont-Ferrand (63 km, 1h06)
Insee code63098
IntercommunalityCC du Massif du Sancy
TerritoryAuvergne, Massif Central

Nearest cities & towns

La Tour-d'Auvergne5.8 km (9 min)
Saint-Donat7.1 km (11 min)
Picherande10.2 km (14 min)
Bagnols12.5 km (16 min)
Tauves13.6 km (19 min)
Saint-Genès-Champespe15 km (23 min)
La Bourboule15.8 km (25 min)
Cros17.2 km (22 min)
Saint-Sauves-d'Auvergne18.2 km (21 min)
Larodde19 km (27 min)
Mont-Dore19.3 km (30 min)
Trémouille-Saint-Loup20 km (26 min)
Montboudif21 km (30 min)
Avèze21 km (26 min)

Things to see and do

The summer-winter resort of Chastreix-Sancy allows horseback riding in the Sancy massif, for a few hours or days, hiking on foot.

In the winter, the ski area includes 16 km of alpine ski slopes, a Nordic ski area joining that of Mont-Dore in the North and Super Besse in the South, more than 40 km. Possibility of initiation to the conduct of dog sleds.

In summer, you can also practice paragliding (if you bring your equipment), mountain biking or fishing.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

New, the Feast of Water in July (animation - workshops - street show - games in the village). Gourmet stroll on a pedestrian circuit.

Great sports rally (mountain biking - horses - running with riddles...).

The annual patron festival takes place on 15 August with a parade of traditional chariots and balls.

On the first Sunday of the holidays of All Saints' Day, the feast of the pumpkin colors the village square; Stands of local products.


Massif du Sancy in spring
Massif du Sancy in spring
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Gaulish Bridge - Chastreix
Gaulish Bridge - Chastreix
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Cascade of Crève Coeur - Chastreix
Cascade of Crève Coeur - Chastreix
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Sunday 28 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 29°C
Monday 29 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 27°C
Tuesday 30 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 26°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Treetop rope trail at Val Aventure
Sports sensations13 € to 19 € Lanobre (19.3 km)
Wakeboarding with a water-skiing school
Sports sensations18 € Lanobre (19.4 km)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight from the top of Puy de Dôme
Sports sensations80 € Orcines (35 km)
Well-being and beauty treatments at a Cinqs Mondes Spa
Well-being69 € Issoire (40 km)
Visit of a craft biscuit factory
Local flavoursFreeSaint-Rémy-de-Chargnat (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Crégut Lake
HikeIntermediate2h30Saint-Genès-Champespe (10.4 km)
Palette of religious buildings nuanced with Romanesque art
Car itineraryEasy1h30Issoire (40 km)
Village of Fontanges
Village visitEasy1h00Fontanges (48 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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