Looking for family activities in Auvergne? Discover in our top 10, some ideas for outings to do with your children in Auvergne VolcanSancy.

Throughout the year, families with children will find suggestions for fun and educational activities. These are activities for the whole family, around Auvergne volcanoes, Sensitive Natural Spaces or local history. You can also practice sports such as bathing or ski. Even with young children, you will find activities to spend pleasant family holidays. Depending on the period, certain activities are not practicable. Remember to check the opening times of the sites before going there.

Balade lac servières en famille
D. Gonthier


Discover the Servières lake and its volcanic crater

  • The Servières lake is a maar (crater) located at an altitude of 1200m
  • Remarkable site of the Puy de Dôme, the lake of Servières is now labeled Sensitive Natural Area
  • All year

Servières lake and its crater

Parcours Terra Alta en famille
D. Gonthier


Hike the Terra Alta Trail

  • Climb the walkways to observe the 360° view
  • Departing from the Center Montagnard Cap Guéry
  • According to opening periods


Terra Alta nature trail



Telling stories on the educational trail of the “Stone that rings”

  • Discover the old castle motte
  • Path of about 1,5 km from the bottom of the hillock of the old castle of Rochefort-Montagne to the panorama of the village
  • All year

The secrets of the ringing stone

jeux d'eau enfants la tour d'auvergne lac
David Gonthier


Swimming at the Tour d'Auvergne lake

  • Enjoying a blueberry ice cream
  • Enjoying the view of the village of La Tour d'Auvergne and the hill of Natzy
  • In summer, swimming is supervised

The Tower of Auvergne and its lake

Activités en famille en Auvergne
D. Gonthier


Climb to the top of Puy-de-Dôme

  • Take yourself for a volcanologist and enjoy a 360° panorama of the volcanoes
  • On foot via the mule track or with the cogwheel train
  • All year

Summit of the Puy de Dôme

Activités en famille


Discover orienteering like a pro

  • On varied terrain (lava flow, forest, lake, etc.)
  • From beginner to advanced, to have fun!
  • All year

Fun orienteering trails

Parcours de Bleu et de Sang à Laqueuille


Understand everything about the Bleu d'Auvergne and the bandit Mornac

  • Blue and Blood museum tour
  • Recommended from 10 years old
  • Open all year round

blue and blood

Tourbière de Jouvion
D. Gonthier


Understanding the Jouvion peat bog ecosystem

  • Educational trail of about an hour to discover the peat bog
  • Admire the Azure butterfly of the moullères
  • All year

Jouvion bog

Activités neige en Auvergne
D. Gonthier


Skiing on volcanoes

  • On the Nordic areas of La Stèle and Guéry, on skis but also on sledges
  • When snow conditions permit


visite virtuelle basilique notre dame


Go through history and free the prisoner of Orcival

  • Visit with an interactive tablet to be obtained at the Tourist Office
  • During the opening hours of the Tourist Office

Virtual tour of the Notre-Dame d'Orcival basilica

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