Cultural outings

The above is only a small selection of possible outings. Please do ask at reception or visit the local tourist office for more detailed information.

 

There are a number of activities organised in the Auvergne region throughout the summer months!

 

Vulcania

 

The Vulcania theme park, the only one of its type in Europe, allows visitors to discover the awesome power of volcanic activity!

 

 

 

 

La Ferme Bellonte et les Mystères de Farges

 

Ferme Bellonte is a free local attraction where visitors can see how cows are looked after and how the famous French cheese Saint Nectaire is made.

The Mystères de Farges centre will take you on a journey through the centuries, spread across four ancient troglodyte caves, formed over one thousand years ago!

 

 

Plateau de Gergovie

 

You can also visit the site of the Battle of Gergovia in 52 BC, and discover the history of the development of the surrounding area in the fascinating visitor centre.

 

 

 

 

Troglodyte site of Jonas

 

In Saint-Pierre-Colamine, you will find the Jonas Caves, another troglodyte site. This pre-historic underground village is made up of 70 different rooms, spread across 5 floors and linked together by winding tunnels and staircases!

 

 

 

 

Museum of La Ruche des Puys

 

Discover a fantastic ecosystem!

 

Learn about bees, their lives, and the crucal role they play in our environment and future survival!

 

 

 

 

Museum of Manoir de Veygoux

 

Dress up in period costume and relive the French Revolution.

 

Fight the enemies of the republic on the battlefield!

 

Special activity games organised for children!

 

 

L'Aventure  Michelin

 

Visit the faithfully preserved 2,000 square meter Cataroux cotton mill.

 

The cutlery making museum combines cutlery making demonstrations with an open-air museum to discover 6 centuries of industrial history!

 

 

 

 

Museum of the Cutlery of Thiers

 

A collection of knives dating from the 16th Century to the present day!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ceramics Museum

 

In Lezoux, discover the work of gallo-roman potters through a collection of fascinating artefacts.  

The museum is open to all. Explore, look, play, smell, and please DO touch!

Children will enjoy the variety of interactive educational exhibits!

 

History of Ambert Paper Museum

 

Visit the working paper mill at Moulin Richard de Bas, final bastion of the once-great paper industry in the Auvergne region!

 

Children can take in hands-on workshops and make their own sheets of paper!

 

 

Contactez-nous

Camping Les Volcans

Chemin de la Rodde - La Garandie

63970 Aydat

 

Téléphone

+33 (0)473793390

 

Horaires d'ouverture réception

(Opening hours)

Basse saison (lower season) : 09h/12 - 14h/18h

Juillet / Août (July/August) :

08h/12 - 14h/19h

 

Email

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