Mont-Dore, the most mountainous of Auvergne’s thermal spas, welcomes you in all seasons for a stay in the open air, close to nature.

A big mountain zone village

Next to the Dordogne river springs and near the Puy de Sancy volcano, Le Mont-Dore is a big mountain zone village with multiple aspects. Real paradise for hikers during summertime and becomes a ski resort in winter. And as air and water are always clean, Le Mont-Dore is also a famous thermal resort. Come and discover all our treasures !

Le Mont-Dore, a ski resort

During wintertime, the Puy de Sancy Mountain is recovered with snow. It transforms into a family ski resort built for every skier, from a beginner to a real pro. You can share a wonderful family moment doing snow activities.
Snowboarding, snowshoeing, downhill or cross-country skiing, snowscoot, freeride, ice waterfalls … there are many activities during the Mont-Dore snow periods.
For children the Sancy Park space is the perfect place for kids and their families with its two secured and prepared sledges slopes.

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Le Mont-Dore, family-friendly destination

The village of Le Mont-Dore, in Auvergne, is one of the 6 Massif du Sancy villages boasting the Famille Plus seal of approval for its family-friendliness.

A summer luge ride, an Explor’Games session or skating, there’s plenty to keep energetic children happy.

To ensure you make the most of your family holiday in Le Mont-Dore, accommodation, restaurants and tourist attractions bend over backwards to make families feel welcome.

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Spend your summer holidays with your family at Mont-Dore

Spend your summer holidays with your family at Mont-Dore

Le Mont-Dore, hiking heaven

At the foot of Puy de Sancy, surrounded by the volcanoes of Auvergne, Le Mont-Dore is the ideal place for hikers to recharge their batteries in the great outdoors.

Follow the local (PR) hiking trails to see waterfalls, mountain lakes and volcanic peaks. The promise of lovely walks varying between 1 and 6 hours in duration. These itineraries can be taken by walkers, mountain bikers and horse-riders.

The GR4 Hauts Plateaux & Monts d’Auvergne and the GR30 Tour des Lacs d’Auvergne are two very popular routes among long-distance hikers.

Added bonus

In Le Mont-Dore, an absolute must for seasoned hikers is the dizzyingly spectacular Sancy volcanic crest trail!

Le Mont-Dore, destination for hiking and outdoor sports

Le Mont-Dore, destination for hiking and outdoor sports

Le Mont-Dore, a spa resort

At Le Mont-Dore, the thermal baths can treat rheumatic problems and respiratory tract disorders. Its thermal gases and silica-rich water will produce amazing results.

This thermal spa is a real revitalization temple with wonderful neo-byzantine and roman decorations, listed as Historical Buildings. Thermal tubs with light therapy, thermal water pool, steam baths, hydromassage bed.

Added bonus

This thermal spa is a real revitalization temple with wonderful neo-byzantine and roman decorations, listed as Historical Buildings. Thermal tubs with light therapy, thermal water pool, steam baths, hydromassage bed.

The thermal pool of Le Mont-Dore

The thermal pool of Le Mont-Dore

The thermal spa establishment of Le Mont-Dore

The thermal spa establishment of Le Mont-Dore

The thermal pool of Le Mont-Dore

The thermal pool of Le Mont-Dore

Le Mont-Dore,a nature sports resort

With its landscape shaped by volcanic activity and its wide open spaces, Le Mont-Dore and the Massif du Sancy are perfect for outdoor sports of all kinds.

A winding zipwire, a summer luge, fatscoot descents and treetop adventures are just a few of the activities to choose from!

The mountainous terrain makes Le Mont-Dore an ideal spot for trail-running and via ferrata. In January and September, the Sancy Mont-Dore trail races attract thousands of athletes to the rugged slopes of Sancy.

Trail around Mont-Dore

Trail around Mont-Dore

The Mont-Dore twisting zip line

The Mont-Dore twisting zip line

Trail around Mont-Dore

Trail around Mont-Dore

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