- Discovering wild plants with a cooking workshop
- This summer come discover how to cook wild plants at the Camping de l’Etang Philippe! This activity will be organized under the form of a workshop with first the discovery of wild edible plants and for the interested one Les Fées du Petit Mouly will offer you a cooking workshop. During which you will prepare your own herbal tea with your harvesting! We love it!
Under booking, for more information ask the reception or call: +33 (0)6 12 65 92 25.
- Fitness trail at the pond:
The trail includes 12 wooden modules to train in the open-air, but also to try new physical exercises. Come try these exercises while walking or running!
Les Combrailles and Le Puy-de-Dôme in general offer numerous possibilities for hiking from simple familial walks to athletic hikes. Several trails exist along the pond, in the middle of the forest, on volcanoes, they can last for an hour but some of them last several days.
Les Combrailles, it’s more than 1600 km of beaconed trails
In order to direct yourselves during your hikes, maps, guidebooks and hiking cards are for sale at the tourism office of the Combrailles, or by mail order.
Share the experience of hiking with your family or go as an adventurer in order to discover the splendid landscapes of our region.
- Mountain bike and bicycle tour
The region is also a paradise for cycling enthusiasts and going out mountain biking because of all its adapted circuits for all and a large choice of length and difficulties.
For mountain bike enthusiasts: There is a 285km long circuit around the Combrailles during which you can tour the region and discover its landscapes. It’s the occasion to discover amazing sites with unobstructed views.
The tourism office of the Combrailles will help you prepare your tour with its large choice of listed circuits: http://www.tourisme-combrailles.fr/circuits-vtt.html
- Forest adventure trail:
There are several adventure trails in the Combrailles, each one has different trails and levels of difficulties!
Ziplines, trails adapted for children and several techniques are available. Take some height and enjoy this moment into the wild.
- Horse riding and stroll on donkey:
Trot, gallop or go for a hike with your mount.
To enjoy the landscapes, you can choose between several equestrian centres, and equestrian farms near the campsite depending on your wish.
It’s also possible to plan a hike with horses or donkeys over several days.
- Aquatic activities:
The Sioule and the several lakes and ponds in the Combrailles allow you to diversify your aquatic activities.
Different activities are available: canoe-kayak, water skiing, paddle on the Philippe pond, pedalo (paddle boat).
For canoe amateurs, several circuits exist in the Combrailles, going from 4 km for the shortest to 23 km.
- Geocaching :
Geocaching is a modern treasure hunt for children and adults! It’s a worldwide phenomenon where you must find caches hided everywhere (cities, along a hiking trail, places of interest…)
You either have to figure out the GPS coordinates of the cache or you have to do a full circuit with several caches that will give you clues.