A luxury campsite in Auvergne
This luxury campsite, a member of the Sandaya chain, located in the heart of the Monts Dore mountain peak and the Volcans d'Auvergne Natural Regional Park in the department of Puy de Dôme, the La Ribeyre establishment happens to be the one and only 5-star campsite in the Auvergne. As such, it allows tourists to discover one of the wildest regions in France, in quite simply exceptional holiday resort conditions...
A dream stay on the only 5-star campsite in the Auvergne
In the middle of nowhere, 35 kilometres to the south of Clermont Ferrand, the La Ribeyre campsite is located, the most plus luxurious of open-air accommodation establishments in the Auvergne. Boasting an idyllic scenery in the peace and quiet of a wooded and green property, it is the perfect place to relax and discover one of the wildest regions of France.
The campsite's environment is even more pleasant as it has its own private lake, spread out over a 2.5-acres area and overhung by the Murol Castle and the plateau of Bessoles. A marked trail allows to make a tour around the lake on foot and a fine sandy beach allows to swim. If fishing is prohibited, the lake offers other fun possibilities to the residents of the campsite, like canoeing, freely available to tourists wishing to make a tour.
As for the lodging, there is a wide choice among the many pitches that dot the 13-acres property; flat, lawned and spacious pitches (on average 110 m²) separated by trees and semi shaded. On this luxury campsite in the Auvergne, we also find several hundred holiday rentals, in the form of mobile homes and timber chalets.
A water park, unique of its kind, in the Monts Dore
At the La Ribeyre campsite, residents have the choice between the lake and its beach to swim and to indulge in idleness, but also the water park, one of the largest in the region, with its surface area of 2,500 m².
This high-end water park has an indoor and an outdoor area, with a lagoon, an upstream river, a paddling pool, a whirlpool, two balneo areas, and five water slides. Finally, the youngest are not forgotten and can have fun in the water with the various waterfalls and other water cannons. The indoor section includes a swimming pool of 200 m², heated for the greatest delight of holidaymakers sensitive to the cold...
Many sunloungers are located around the pools, and swimmers can also put their towels on the vast lawned sunbathing area, which covers the rest of this part. The perfect place to get a suntan!
Nature and exploration in the Puy de Dôme
In the Auvergne, the great outdoors, postcard sceneries and fresh air are not idle words. No doubt a stay on the La Ribeyre campsite allows tourists to check this established fact, as situated in the heart of the Massif du Sancy mountain range, this establishment is an ideal starting point to discover the Puy de Dôme department...
This department houses part of the fabulous Volcans d'Auvergne Natural Regional Park, the largest nature park in metropolitan France. It includes the Monts of Cantal, the Monts Dôme, the Monts Dore, the Cézallier and the plateau of the Artense. The massifs found in these sub regions essentially consist of ancient volcanoes, forming what is called today the chain of the Puys.
It is in the heart of one of the most beautiful volcanic mountain chains, the Puy de Sancy, that lies campsite La Ribeyre. Here, residents can thus make the most as they please of this idyllic location, to wander through the surroundings, and discover these beautiful landscapes...
Amongst the must-sees of the surrounding area, we should thus mention the Vallée de Chaudefour, a glacial valley, the Saint Nectaire village, the Saillant waterfalls, the Lac Chambon lake or even the Murol castle.