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Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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What are the activities at Réserve naturelle nationale de la vallée de Chaudefour ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Réserve naturelle nationale de la vallée de Chaudefour?

The Chaudefour Valley National Nature Reserve is located in Auvergne-Rh么ne-Alpes, in the Puy-de-D么me department. Created in 1985, it is one of the oldest nature reserves in France. It covers an area of 2,885 hectares and is composed of three main areas: the Chaudefour forest, the Dordogne gorges and the Sancy plateaus.

The Chaudefour forest is made up of a forest massif that covers nearly 1,000 hectares. It consists mainly of beech and fir trees. The gorges of the Dordogne are a set of canyons and ravines that extend over a length of 5 km. The Sancy plateaus are wooded hills that reach an altitude of 1,690 meters.

The National Nature Reserve of the Chaudefour Valley is an important site for fauna and flora. In particular, protected animal and plant species such as the lynx, the chamois or the juniper can be found there.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
2.84931
45.533303

What are the coordinates and address of Réserve naturelle nationale de la vallée de Chaudefour?

Réserve naturelle nationale de la vallée de Chaudefour
04 73 88 68 80
Vallée de, Chaudefour, 63790 Chambon-sur-Lac, France

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Starting Point

The trailhead for the Chaudefour Valley National Nature Reserve is located in Saint-Agr猫ve, Auvergne-Rh么ne-Alpes.

Why visit Réserve naturelle nationale de la vallée de Chaudefour

The Chaudefour Valley National Nature Reserve is located in Auvergne-Rh么ne-Alpes, and more precisely in the Puy-de-D么me department. Created in 1977, this nature reserve is a protected area of nearly 1,500 hectares, which is home to a rich and varied fauna and flora.

The main attractions of the Chaudefour Valley Nature Reserve are undoubtedly its fauna and flora. Indeed, this reserve is one of the last refuges in Europe for large birds of prey, and is also home to many rare or endangered bird species. The flora is also very diverse, including many endemic trees and plants.

In addition to the fauna and flora, the Chaudefour Valley Nature Reserve is also an ideal place for hiking and walking. Its varied and beautiful landscapes offer visitors a great nature experience.

Things not to be missed

Activities to do near the Chaudefour Valley National Nature Reserve in Auvergne-Rh么ne-Alpes depend on the seasons. During the summer, hiking and biking are very popular. Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy the nearby ski slopes. In the fall, the fields and forests are full of color and offer a magnificent sight. It is also the ideal time to go for a walk in the forest and collect mushrooms. Winter is good for winter sports, but it is also possible to take a snowshoe walk or a horse-drawn sleigh ride.

Activities:

-Hiking

-Mountain biking

-Equestrianism

-Fishing

-Canoeing

Things not to miss:

-Lake Chaudefour

-Sautadet waterfall

-Village of Chaudefour

Where to eat?

1. Auvergne-Rh么ne-Alpes

2. Chaudefour valley national nature reserve

3. Auvergne

4. Rh么ne-Alpes

5. Restaurants

6. Hidden or unusual

7. Where to eat

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No

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