Need an escape? Explore an endless natural playground.

Sports and outdoors

Explore an endless natural playground. The Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Nature Park surrounds Clermont and offeres countless trails and activities.


Nearby, explore the mysteries of the Earth and face the power of volcanoes at the Vulcania theme park. Nature offers pleasant walks and plenty of hikes, whether around the Puy de Dome, along the valley of the Tiretaine River or all the way to the Gorges of the Artière River. Our parks and gardens are also perfect for a long stroll. Head to the Allier River and the lake in Cournon for fishing and other water sports, including canoeing and kayaking.


No need to go far. With 300 km of marked trails, the natural areas surrounding the city are easy to get to by public transportation. Long hikes, strolls perfect for families, mountain bike trails or running paths: there's an outdoor activity for everyone, to enjoy for a day or several.