Youth Hostel Saint-Martin-des-Olmes


Take advantage of a stay at the youth hostel in Saint-Martin-des-Olmes to disconnect and recharge your batteries in the middle of nature at an altitude of 850 meters.

April 01 to December 31

Vacation vouchers accepted

Located in the old convent of the village, the youth hostel of Saint-Martin des Olmes welcomes all travelers, whether they are alone, in pairs or in groups. Between Saint-Etienne and Clermont-Ferrand, the city has a perfect geographical location. At an altitude of 850 meters, it’s very easy to recharge your batteries in the middle of nature. Summer or winter, it’s the ideal place to disconnect from your daily life. As a bonus, if you don’t feel like cooking during your vacation, you can choose half board. The cooks at HI Saint-Martin des Olmes will prepare delicious dishes for breakfast and dinner.

Access information about the youth hostel :

services of the youth hostel of Saint-Martin-des-Olmes


36 beds
12 rooms
Rooms with 1, 2, 3, 4 beds



Available services

Internet access / Wifi / Separate kitchen / Relaxation area / Games room / Garden / Bike garage


Restaurant: 5.3 km

services of the youth hostel for groups



Available room(s)

1 meeting room: 50 seats


Single/double rooms for attendants and drivers

You like
  • Take a walk on the “Sentier des Papetiers” : an 8 km itinerary to discover how paper is made.
  • Refresh yourself at the water park in Ambert or at the lake in Saint-Anthème when the weather is fine.
  • Practice cross-country skiing or snowshoeing on the Foréziennes tracks at the Pradeaux pass, 6 km from the youth hostel in Saint-Martin des Olmes.
  • Take advantage of the youth hostel’s half-board to arrive with a free mind.

the activities of the youth hostel of Saint-Martin-des-Olmes

The youth hostel in Saint-Martin des Olmes is the ideal place to recharge your batteries. However, there is no question of being bored. Indeed, there are activities for everyone. In town, visit the school museum which will transport you to the beginning of the 20th century. Nearby, you can ski or hike at the Col des Pradeaux, or cool off with your friends, family or other backpackers at the Ambert water park.

  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross country / Nordic skiing
  • Surfing / Kitesurfing
  • Mountain bike / VTC
  • Bike
  • Natural heritage
  • Monuments / Castles / Museums
  • Amusement park / Entertainment
  • Mill: 3 km
  • Swimming pool: 8.5 km
  • Plan D’eau de St-Anthème: 15.6 km
  • Prabouré Mountain Activity Park: 22 km

Map & access


Ambert (6 km)


Andrézieux – Bouthéon (50 km)

Access by road

In Ambert > D996 direction “St-Etienne” (6 km)

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