Sports

Balade Botanique et volcanique

Botanical and volcanic hiking

Spend a half-day or full-day with François Leleu, geologist, volcanologist and advocate for our beautiful region. Experience our local geology, prehistory and heritage with walking boots on your feet. Suitable for all abilities. Visit reception for further information.



Canoë

Canoeing

The Lanau site is an incredible natural setting for water sports and exploring the great outdoors… Experience 12km of canoeing down the calm Truyère just 400m from the campsite. By the hour, half-day, full-day for 2, 3 or 4-seater canoes. http://www.damnature.com Booking and information: Tel (00 33) (0)6 07 61 37 82

Pêche

Fishing

Fishing with a difference: fishermen walk in the water with a float tube (V-shape inflatable, flippers). Pike, zander, perch etc. Half-day or several days. 1-2 people. http://www.peche-cantal.fr/carnassiers-en-float-tube Booking and information: Tel (00 33) (0)6 76 95 98 51

Randonnées

Hiking

Some footpaths start at the campsite. If you want to venture further, there are maps and guidebooks for you to explore Cantal’s heritage such as “burons” (small volcanic rock huts), fountains, waterfalls, châteaux and more. Hiking maps, guidebook details and photocopies (free) available at reception.

Baignade

Swimming

Unleash your inner water baby in Grandval Lake at Mallet Cirque where children and adults soak up the beach!!! Sunbathing, pedalos, sun loungers, pebble games and more.

Balade à cheval

Horse riding

Each step on a 300ha site has spectacular views of the scenery and protected wildlife. Whether you’re a novice or expert, young or old, the horses are well-trained, calm and obedient. These outings are truly invigorating!!! http://www.fermedelatruyere.com Booking and information: Tel (00 33) (0)6 74 44 09 15

Dragon-Boat

Dragon Boat

Step into a fantasy novel and sail down the Truyère’s twists and turns on the 21-seater dragon boat… folklore and team spirit guaranteed!!! http://www.damnature.com Booking and information: Tel (00 33) (0)6 07 61 37 82

Escalade

Climbing

Via corda and via ferrata. Whether you’re sporty, with the family or just fancy a go, climb the Gorges de la Truyère cliffs with the help of ropes… Zip lines, suspension bridges and different trails to suit your ability. http://www.camping-chaudes-aigues.fr/activites-sportives-nature.html Booking and information: Tel (00 33) (0)4 71 23 57 08

VTT électrique

Electric bike

Cantal is beautiful but its slopes are tough on your calves!!! If you want to cycle without the pain, hire an electric bike from Guillaume at Le Relais de la Poste in Neuvèglise. Visit reception for cycling trails around the campsite. Booking and information: Tel (00 33) (0)4 71 23 82 3

Tir à l'arc

Archery

Learn about this relaxing sport that requires precision and concentration in a 2 hour lesson. http://www.damnature.com Booking and information: Tel (00 33) (0)6 07 61 37 82

Motonautisme

Motor boating

Grandval Lake is a port of entry for motorboats and has a water sports centre…Free launch in the marina, yacht and boat hire to explore the lake with your family. Plus water-skiing, jet-skiing, windsurfing and more http://www.garabit-viaduc-eiffel.com Booking and information: Tel (00 33) (0)6 07 61 37 82

Canyonning

Canyonning

Get a thrill from this water sport whether you’re new to it or an old hand!!! Abseiling down waterfalls, jumping, natural water slides, swimming and more. http://www.camping-chaudes-aigues.fr/activites-sportives-nature.html Booking and information: Tel (00 33) (0)4 71 23 57

Accro-branche

Treetop adventure

Adrenalin rush or relaxing walk for all the family and children over 2! This treetop adventure site has a choice of 6 trails up to 12m high! Zip lines, treetop trails, baby adventure and more. http://www.margeride-aventure.com Booking and information: Tel (00 33) (0)6 07 35 13 53

Vol avec les oiseaux

Fly with the birds

The rising sun sets the biggest volcano in Europe alight. Fly with geese, cranes and brant geese…an unforgettable experience that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. http://www.voleraveclesoiseaux.com Booking and information: Tel (00 33) (0)4 71 62 39 02

… plus pedalos, scooters, mountain bikes, mini-golf, golf, horse and carriage rides, tennis, themed trails and more.