Discover the wonders of the Volcans d'Auvergne regional park through its many cycling tours. Nestled in the heart of France, this exceptional site offers unique panoramas and picturesque roads that will delight cycling enthusiasts. Discover some itineraries.

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From Sancy to Combrailles (N°4) – Cyclo

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Circuit from Orcival to Guéry – Volcanoes and architecture (loop n°12)

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The Artense plateau (N°3) – Cyclo

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Around the Sancy massif – Tour du Sancy (loop n°11)

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A road bike circuit at the foot of Puy-de-Dôme

The Volcans d'Auvergne regional park is full of road cycling routes that will allow you to explore the region at your own pace. Whether you are a seasoned cyclist or a passionate amateur, you will find circuits suitable for all levels. The winding roads will take you through stunning landscapes, where dormant volcanoes and green valleys blend harmoniously.

Among the many circuits available, do not miss to discover the famous Puy-de-Dôme. However, the ascent of the Puy-de-Dôme by road bike is no longer authorized since the commissioning of the panoramic train which climbs to the summit. However, this will not prevent you from admiring this imposing mountain from the surrounding roads.

Other road bike routes in the Puy-de-Dôme will allow you to discover Auvergne

Perhaps you prefer more rugged trails? THE Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Park also allows you to practice Moutain Biking. The marked paths will allow you to venture into the heart of nature, through forests and volcanic reliefs. This sportier alternative will make you experience strong sensations while admiring the grandiose landscapes that surround you.

Don't miss the opportunity to live an unforgettable experience by criss-crossing the cycle tourism routes in the Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Park. Let yourself be seduced by the exceptional beauty of this magical place and pedal towards new discoveries.

The ascent of Puy-de-Dôme is no longer possible but, a multitude of road bike tours in Auvergne will allow you to discover the hidden treasures. From friendly villages, typical of the region, to sparkling lakes, every turn reveals new natural beauty. Do not hesitate to stop along the way to enjoy the exceptional points of view and soak up the peaceful atmosphere that reigns in the region.

Mhikes, the guide app

Mhikes is a free app. GPS navigation is reliable even outside network coverage since once downloaded, the routes are available offline.

In addition, Mhikes provides you with content on the environment (nature, heritage).

  • Download the application from the App Store (Iphone) or Google Play (Android) on your smartphone
  • Create your account (with your email or with Facebook)
  • Choose your course on the map and download it (before going to the course)
  • Let yourself be guided to the start of the hike, then throughout your journey

To date, nearly 50 routes (out of the 27 municipalities of the Auvergne VolcanSancy territory) are referenced on the Mhikes application:

  • hikes lasting from 30 minutes to 5 hours
  • mountain bike routes
  • cycle route

Other courses are added regularly.

Advice and security

  • Be careful on the road as it remains open to traffic
  • Remain courteous and respectful of the highway code
  • Never ride more than 2 abreast on the road
  • Provide good equipment: helmet, water, repair kit, safety vest (in case of fog or darkness)
  • Check the braking device and the condition of the tires as well as a good adjustment of the bike according to your morphology.
  • A small mirror at the end of the handlebar brings a real plus
  • Useful address : the cycling forum labeled FFCT

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