Auvergne Volcanoes Natural Regional Park
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, the ideal holiday destination
There’s no better way to discover Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes than by staying in the great outdoors! Land of mountains, volcanoes and lakes; there’s no doubt about it, green is the colour that dominates the landscapes of this region ruled by nature. A perfect destination to head off on an adventure with the family or to share an idyllic break, far from the hustle and bustle of the town. Hiking amidst the Auvergne volcanoes, bathing in the lakes of Haute-Savoie or discovering gastronomy in the Lyonnais, come and enjoy the countless treasures of a region renowned for its generosity!
If you love the great outdoors, this is definitely one of the most beautiful destinations to go camping. In its gorgeous natural setting, let our Sandaya campsite bring a touch of comfort to your holiday close to nature: fully-equipped cottages for a stay that's a real home-from-home, outdoor sports and activities, aquatic area with covered and heated swimming pool, free children’s clubs... And, of course, a vast choice of excursions to explore the surrounding area!
Visit Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes with the family
Ahh, the joys of being a child when it’s time to discover the lush green scenery of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes! A land where nature is eternal, where outdoor leisure activities rule and are certain to satisfy your youngster’s thirst for adventure.
In Auvergne, take the kids off to discover the oldest volcanoes in France at Vulcania, the famous theme park waiting to reveal all their secrets. The hiking is gentle and the view from the summit simply breathtaking! And when it comes to bathing you’ll be spoilt for choice: the lakes of the Puy-de-Dôme and of the Savoie, the Gorges de l’Ardèche and the Rhône Valley. This is truly a paradise for freshwater leisure! And if you’re travelling with up-and-coming adventurers, there will be plenty of opportunities to try climbing, canoeing or rafting with the family!
Visit Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes as a couple
There’s nothing better than a romantic break in the heart of nature to spend some very special time together. For your next trip, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes has some exceptional discovery trails that will take you right into the heart of its heritage. Choose your favourite!
And for deep down relaxation, you’ve definitely come to the right place! With its 24 thermal resorts, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region promises some serious wellness therapy in the beneficial waters of Vichy or Aix-les-Bains. If you love age-worn buildings, head off in the footsteps of history: castles, medieval villages and Romanesque churches will be a feature of every excursion! Finally, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region is also that of gastronomy and good food, as demonstrated by the Cité de la Gastronomie in Lyon and the Halles Gourmandes in Valence. So, whenever you stop for a break, you’ll find discovery on your plate as well!
Camping Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: our handy tips for a successful stay
Did you know? Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is the region with the highest number of Natural Regional Parks, a grand total of 10!
Climb the 1,465m of the Puy-de-Dôme, a listed “Grand Site de France” to admire the 80 volcanoes of the Chaîne des Puys!
To bathe in Europe’s purest lake, head for Annecy, the “Little Venice of the Alps”!
A Unesco world heritage site, the whole of the Lyon town centre is well worth exploring, on foot, by tram or even by the funicular railway!