Parc Naturel Regional des Volcans d'Auvergne, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes

The French national park,Parc Naturel Regional des Volcans d'Auvergne, is home to many puys (volcanic hills), volcanoes, platueaus, and natural habitats. The park is over 120 km (75 mi) from north to south with altitudes from 400 to 1,886 (1,312 to 6,187 feet). The park covers four historical regions and five natural regions. The historical regions are: La Haute-Auvergne, the northern part of Carladez, the western part of the Montagnes d'Auvergne, and La Basse-Auvergne. The five natural regions include one granite plateau called "L’Artense" and four volcanic massifs: Les Monts du Cantal (Mountains of Cantal), Le Cézallier, Puy de Dome, and Puy de Sancy. For Parc Naturel Regional des Volcans d'Auvergne and beyond, use our Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes vacation builder to get the most from your Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes vacation.
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  • The reputation and ranking by Unesco is not overstated. Many foreigners since this year have made the trip and apparently are satisfied and even delighted.
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  • Sumptuous landscapes. Difficult climb for novices, but it's worth it. Nothing better to get out of the way and find yourself in the wilderness.
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  • Good national park to go to. Didn't realize there are volcanoes in france but viola. Lots of terrain to see, decent climbs and descents, good forests.
  • Breath taking wild nature preserved peaceful and relaxing a must be place and just enjoy candidly.
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