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Address: Clermont-Ferrand, France
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On arriving at the visitors centre at the base of Puy-de-Dome, we got the train up to the top. It was very cloudy at the base of the mountain but at the top we had blue sky and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Bangor, United Kingdom
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arriving at the visitors centre at the base of Puy-de-Dome, we got the train up to the top. It was very cloudy at the base of the mountain but at the top we had blue sky and looked down on the cloud layer. We had lunch outside on the terrace and then went to explore the Roman Temple of... More 

Thank DEW696
Greater Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Great views of the other volcanoes and Auvergne. There is a cafe at the top which isn't too expensive. There is also a roman temple, the temple of Mercury which was a surprise as we didn't know it was there. Well orth a visit.

1 Thank Siobhan M
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Didn't believe the fact that France had volcanoes until I reached here.The entire region is surrounded by volcanic domes with some having craters.Beautiful views and a great experience is offered by the panoramique view offered by the train that takes you up a 15 min ride to Puy de dome.Up and down ticket costs around 12.30, but you can park... More 

1 Thank Midz15
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Did not know there volcanoes in the middle of France... Until you are surrounded by tens of them... This is the highest but not the nicest

1 Thank jta2705
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

About half hour from city by car. Very nice place. Was quite cold in December but found it to be a "Must see". There is a train service to the top, which offers a great view

1 Thank Lasantha W
Clermont-Ferrand, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

When I first moved to Clermont Ferrand this was one of the first sited I visited. The bottom is reachable by car only, I think, and after there is option to hike or to take small train. I have to admit I wanteded to hike second time but I was fully pregnant and it was a bit too intense; plus... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

It is one of the most beautiful views of France! You go to the top of the mountain by a confortable train and there, besides the fantastic view and tracks, you have restaurants, souvenir boutique and cafes.

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Brisbane, Australia
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103 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was supposed to be the highlight of our trip to France but on the day in question the cloud cover was 100% and visibility at the top was down to about 30m. We walked up from the car-park at the col and had a coffee in the restaurant, peered through the mist at the Temple of Apollo and then... More 

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Timbuktu, Mali
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Get the train from the town centre and then the train to the top well worth it, fantastic views, bring a jacket if its a cool day!, shop is not too pricey either

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Some of our party walked up and some took the train. It worked well, driving the walkers to the Chemin des Muletiers car park, dropping them off and then returning to the Panoramique des Domes complex for the train. The trains departed at 40 minute intervals and with a 20 minute wait for the next departure and a 20 minute... More 

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