Le Mont-Dore

Le Mont-Dore

Le Mont-Dore is a town in the Puy-de-Dôme department in the Auvergne region with about 1,450 inhabitants. It is a lively town a wide range of shops surrounded by stunning nature.

The town is located at an altitude of 1,050 metres in the Dordogne valley. The Dordogne has its origin just outside Le Mont-Dore, where the mountain streams the Dore and the Dogne converge.

Le Mont-Dore is a town in the Puy-de-Dôme department in the Auvergne region with about 1,450 inhabitants. It is a lively town a wide range of shops and restaurants surrounded by stunning nature.

The town is located at an altitude of 1,050 metres in the Dordogne valley. The Dordogne has its origin just outside Le Mont-Dore, where the mountain streams the Dore and the Dogne converge.

The Puy de Sancy is visible from almost everywhere in town, and at 1885 metres it is the highest mountain of the Massif Central. The presence of this volcano not only makes Le Mont-Dore a thermal spa town but also a convivial ski resort. In wintertime Le Mont-Dore offers alpine and cross country skiing as well as snowshoeing.

In summer time Le Mont-Dore is an ideal starting point for hikers, cyclists, trail runners and rock climbers. Alternatively you can relax at the lakes of Lac Chambon and Lac Servière or at one of the inviting terraces in the town itself.

Regularly concerts are being organised and every year 3 music festival are being organized:

Because of the proximity of a motorway Le Mont-Dore is also easy accessible.

Le Mont-Dore
Le Mont-Dore in summertime
Le Mont-Dore in autumn
Le Mont-Dore by night
The old market building
Le Petit Paris / Chez Mimi
Afternoon concert at Café Le Petit Paris in summertime
Local specialties
Local specialties
Le Mont-Dore and the Sancy Massif in winter
Le Mont-Dore in winter
Le Mont-Dore in winter
Le Mont-Dore in winter
Aligot - a local dish
Truffade - a local dish
La biscuiterie du Mont-Dore
Blueberry pie
Volcanic Jazz Festival