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Relaxing in the Massif Central

Itinerary in France

Day 1

Vichy
The queen of spa towns6h00

Day 2

Chouvigny Gorges
Canoe-kayaking, an excellent way of discovering this listed natural site!3h30
Queuille meander
A particularly photogenic natural site!30 min
Châtel-Guyon
Spa resort with old-world charm1h00

Day 3

Châtel-Guyon
Spa resort with old-world charm3h00
Volvic
Town of stone and water3h30

Day 4

Puy de Dôme volcano
The highest volcano in the Puys mountains, with an extraordinary panoramic view!1h30
Royat
Elegant spa resort near Clermont-Ferrand3h30
Clermont-Ferrand
Capital of the Auvergne region1h05

Day 5

Clermont-Ferrand
Capital of the Auvergne region4h55
Gergovie plateau
Site of the famous Battle of Gergovia between Vercingetorix and Julius Caesar1h30

Day 6

Saint-Saturnin
Romanesque church, medieval château and Renaissance fountain2h15
Aydat lake
A beautiful stretch of water known for its recreational activities3h30
Saint-Nectaire
A renowned gastronomic stopping point, this village also boasts a magnificent Romanesque church1h00

Day 7

Saint-Nectaire
A renowned gastronomic stopping point, this village also boasts a magnificent Romanesque church3h00
Pavin lake
A stunning crater lake1h15
Super Besse
Ski resort in the Sancy mountain area2h15

Day 8

Super Besse
Ski resort in the Sancy mountain area2h45
Puy de Sancy mountain
The highest peak in the Massif Central1h15
Le Mont-Dore
Both a spa resort and a winter sports resort!2h15

Day 9

Le Mont-Dore
Both a spa resort and a winter sports resort!4h45
La Bourboule
Spa resort with special focus on its natural environment and on children!2h10

Day 10

La Bourboule
Spa resort with special focus on its natural environment and on children!3h50
Salers
A superb medieval village in Haute-Auvergne1h30
Fontanges monolithic chapel
The only chapel of its kind, built into a volcanic rock30 min

Day 11

Tournemire and the Anjony Castles
In a beautiful Cantal village, a medieval fortress built by a companion of Joan of Arc1h30
The Mounts of Cantal
The Cantal Massif, Europe's largest stratovolcano, paradise for hikers and nature-lovers4h35

Day 12

The Mounts of Cantal
The Cantal Massif, Europe's largest stratovolcano, paradise for hikers and nature-lovers1h25
Murat
In the Alagnon Valley, a picturesque medieval town with a basaltic rock towering over it1h30
Chaudes-Aigues
The water at this Auvergne spa resort is the warmest in Europe!3h05

Day 13

Chaudes-Aigues
The water at this Auvergne spa resort is the warmest in Europe!55 min
Saint-Flour
Haute-Auvergne's historic capital2h00
Blesle
A charming medieval village in the Alagnon Valley1h30
Auzon
A charming medieval village renowned for its Romanesque church1h15

Day 14

Brioude Basilica
The biggest Romanesque church in Auvergne, a real treasure trove of colours1h00
Lavaudieu
A wonderful and charming Auvergne village!1h45
Lavoûte-Chilhac
A pretty village in the Allier Gorges made up of two neighbourhoods1h15
The Allier Gorges
Wild and unspoilt landscapes that are ideal for outdoor activities1h40

Day 15

The Allier Gorges
Wild and unspoilt landscapes that are ideal for outdoor activities2h20
La Chaise-Dieu Abbey
This old Benedictine abbey is a major religious heritage site in Auvergne1h15
Le Puy-en-Velay
Renowned for its lace, the capital of Haute-Loire is also known for its religious heritage1h00

Day 16

Le Puy-en-Velay
Renowned for its lace, the capital of Haute-Loire is also known for its religious heritage3h00
La Beaume Waterfall
Between Solignac-sur-Loire and Le Brignon, one of Auvergne's most impressive waterfalls!1h00
Lake Bouchet
A superb lake of volcanic origin with a Canadian feel1h45
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