Hiking around the Cantal Volcanoes in Auvergne, France (6 days)

Explore a beautiful natural area in France and discover the amazing Cantal Volcanoes on this 6-day hiking program led by UIMLA certified mountain leader Sarah.




Trip Duration

6 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide

6 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Private and Group


  • Spend 6 days hiking in the region of Auvergne, in France.

  • Discover the amazing volcanoes of this area.

  • Contemplate incredible landscapes and learn about the local culture.


Come with me on this 6-day hiking program in Auvergne, a historical region in central France, and discover the amazing Cantal Volcanoes. I’m sure you won’t regret your choice!

The Mounts of Cantal belong to the Massif Central, a region in France that consists of volcanic mountains and plateaus. On this 6-day trip, I invite you to cross the trails in this area and explore its volcanoes. While hiking, you’ll contemplate stunning volcanic landscapes and learn about the local culture, legends and architecture.

As for the itinerary, you can take a look below for a detailed description of each day’s activities. Take into account that you can book your place on a group program on the indicated date or on a private trip with flexible dates.

Regarding the level of experience, keep in mind that it’s mandatory to have background hiking experience and a very good physical shape.

Does this hiking adventure sound appealing to you? Then all you have to do is get in touch with me by sending your request. I’ll be glad to guide you across the fantastic Cantal Volcanoes!

If you’re looking for an easier trip, you can take a look at this hiking option that I lead around Alsace. Check it out!

Price per person

Group of 4
1150 USD

Group of 6
880 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • Half-board meals during trip
 Not included: transportation, personal insurance, personal expenses, drinks.


What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.



  • Day 1: Transfer to Auvergne. Night in a country house in Murat.

  • Day 2: Refuge de Meije Costes (6.30 hours)

  • Day 3: Puy Mary and Falgoux (6 hours). Night in a cottage.

  • Day 4: Puy Violent and Le Fau (7 hours). Night in a cottage.

  • Day 5: Puy Chavaroche and Mandailles (8 hours). Night in a cottage.

  • Day 6: Col de Prat Bouc (6 hours) and return to Switzerland.


Next departures

For private groups contact the guide
Next dates Info
06/09/2019 to 11/09/2019

Other details

Skill level required
Fitness level required

About the Guide


I am a certified hiking leader and I live in Verbier. My passion is the mountain and all activities related to it. I specially like all kind of tours: Tour du Val de Bagnes, Tour des Dents du Midi, Tour du Bec de Rosses, Tour des Combins, Tour du Mont Blanc, etc… I also like the one-day trips to discover magical places such as the Réchy Valley, Derborence or marsh of Champex.
Active in mountain ski and trail, I also propose you to discover the trail and recognition courses: Trail of Verbier Saint Bernard, Trail of Dents du Midi, OCC, Trail of Pierre A. Voir, and others too. The training is associated to an approach to the nature and environment.
And of course our english speaking friends are more than welcome! Walking, trail running, snowshoeing? I organise everything for you. Day tours or over several days. Feel free to contact me!

FROM 880 USD per person

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