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Puy-de-Dome

Clermont-Ferrand, France
+33 826 39 96 15
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Pretty Cool Place!!!

It's been a few years since I've been at the Puy de Dome. 2015?) It's pretty amazing. You have to... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
TheBestLifeEver
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
And the mist rolled in......

We arrived at the large car park and you could see the summit clearly. Due to the train schedule... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Clermont-Ferrand, France
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

It's been a few years since I've been at the Puy de Dome. 2015?) It's pretty amazing. You have to take a train to get to the top. Or if you're a veteran hiker you could walk but take a Walkingstick and wear very comfortable...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We arrived at the large car park and you could see the summit clearly. Due to the train schedule it was about an hour before we reached the top and by then the mist had completely covered the top and it was blowing close to...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you want to have an amazing view over the entire region and enjoy some pure air then take your picnic, family and friends, go to the top, open your eyes, contemplate and feel free! You should go on foot. It takes only 45 minutes,...More

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Took the train to the summit and walked around the area the views are amazing ! So many para gliders to watch as well! We didn't visit the cafes which looked very busy. Just lovely to see the scenery and admire the views Well recommend...More

Thank Rosemary64
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to Puy-de-Dome. Took the train to the summit and once there the views are breathtaking. Had lunch in the cafe which was great, if a little crowded. Watched the paragliding and then back down on the train. Apart from that...More

Thank CarolineMidlands
Reviewed 7 September 2017

At 1500 metres, Puy de Dome offers wonderful 360 degree views over Clermont Ferrand, the chain of volcanic hills running north/south and the countryside to the East. The summit is reached by train (running every 20 minutes in high season) which spirals up and down....More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

A family trip here to visit this beautiful region and a spectacular view of the volcanic range around clermont. We took the train (around 14 euros return) which was a nice 15 minute ride to the base camp of the dome. We arrived to find...More

Thank Danreds18
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We have come here on a Sunday with the whole family (kids from 4 to 12) and have taken the train up the Puy de Dome. The views are fantastic overlooking the surrounding countryside and particularly the adjacent volcano craters. Instead of taken the train...More

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Wanted to ride up the vulcano on bike, was truly disappointed to see the virgin tarmac winding up the vulcano being restricted area for both cyclists & pedestrians... :-( As the family was already going up with the little train, going up on foot using...More

Thank L_WFI_S
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely drive through this beautiful area in warm sunshine. Warning: the roads are good but winding and my son was quite travel sick

Thank lanesragirl
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Fiona H
10 October 2017|
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Response from CarolineMidlands | Reviewed this property |
Not sure the train would be running in December, but if it was a fine day it would be lovely up there!
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tontosordo
25 August 2017|
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Response from Robin B | Reviewed this property |
When we hiked up the mule path (chemin des muletiers) from the parking col de ceyssat - it took us about 30-45 minutes (we're used to hiking and wasn't bad). I would say if you hike at a leisurely pace it should take an... More
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