Youth Hostel Le Mont-Dore - Chalet le Grand Volcan

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Close to the Puy de Sancy in the Massif Central, the youth hostel Le Mont-Dore welcomes nature lovers.

December 15 – November 15
Youth hostel available 24 hours a day

Reception hours: 8am-12pm / 6pm-8pm
In high season: 8am-2pm / 5pm-9pm

Vacation vouchers accepted
Bank cards accepted
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It’s in the middle of the Auvergne volcanoes and near the highest peak of the Massif Central; the Puy de Sancy, that the youth hostel Le Mont-Dore welcomes nature and mountain lovers in a chalet protected from noise and pollution. Gathering the ideal conditions for a successful stay, all the mountain activities are within reach in winter as well as in summer: skiing, hiking, nature sports, gastronomic discoveries… An unforgettable experience to live with family or friends in the heart of the Chalet Le Grand Volcan.

Access information about the youth hostel :

services of the youth hostel of Le Mont-Dore - Chalet le Grand Volcan


121 beds
36 rooms
Rooms with 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 beds



Available services

Wifi / Bar / Independent kitchen / Laundry / Library / Relaxation area / Game room / Playground / TV room / Garden / Barbecue / Bike garage


Grocery store / Market: 4 km
Shopping center: 4 km
Restaurants / Bars: 4 km

services of the youth hostel for groups



Available room(s)

1 meeting room: 45 seats


Parking for coaches

You like
  • Take advantage of the cosy atmosphere of the chalet to spend absolute relaxing moments with family or friends.
  • Listen to the murmur of the nearby stream and feel a total change of scenery.
  • Taste the chef’s Auvergne cuisine and enjoy the various local cheese specialties.
  • Discover the fauna and flora of the natural park by rubbing shoulders with wild plants and animals.

the activities of the youth hostel of Le Mont-Dore - Chalet le Grand Volcan

At the youth hostel Le Mont Dore, let yourself be awakened in the morning by the murmurings of the small stream nearby and spend the rest of the day with a multitude of excursions and activities: visits to the architectural heritage, observation of the magnificent panorama offered by the Dordogne valley, snow sports, hiking, not forgetting the discovery of the Vulcania theme park, a must!

  • Canoe
  • Climbing / Via Ferrata
  • Adventure course in the trees
  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ski / Snowboard
  • Mountain bike / VTC
  • Free flight (paragliding, ULM…)
  • Gastronomy and wine
  • Monuments / Castles / Museums
  • Amusement park / Entertainment
  • Natural heritage
  • Wooded / Forested area: 50 m
  • Ski slopes: 50 m
  • Recreational facilities: 100 m
  • Historical sites: 500 m
  • River / Port / Lake: 4 km
  • Places of nightlife: 4 km
  • Cultural center: 4 km
  • Main monuments: 4 km

Map & access


Shuttle > Les Chomets stop (50 m)
(Free in winter only – Paid in July/August)


Mont-Dore (4 km)

Access by road

N89, at Laqueuille D922 / at Saint-Sauves D996 until Mont Dore then D983 > Direction Sancy (3 km)

Clermont-Ferrand (45 km)

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