1 September 2008
Bike storage inaugurated!
18 Juli 2008
Lately the new Les Camélias bike storage has been often used. Below a picture.
New routes l'Auvergnate
28 Juni 2008
The route for the l'Auvergnate cyclosportive has been changed. You can read more about the new route on Cyclosportives on the road
-page. For this cyclo we have a special offer. For more information read the news item below.
Special l'Auvergnate offer!
22 Juni 2008
On August 23, the cyclosportive l'Auvergnate
will take place. The start is in La Bourboule at 6 km from Les Camelias. Especially for this cyclosportive we offer our guests a pasta meal on the eve of the cyclosportive, an early cyclists breakfast, a pasta buffet upon returning from the event and a light evening meal. Costs of all this: € 36, = including a drink with meals.
Tour stage in Google Earth!
15 Juni 2008
The 6th stage of the Tour passes in front of Les Camélias. Explore the final of this stage in Google Earth: TDF-2008-stage-6.kmz
(select the "fly" track - but do not enable it! - and click on "Start Tour").
Cow with calf for winner Tour-stage!
Like Rolf Sorensen in 1996, the winner of the Tour de France stage to Super-Besse of July 10 will win a Salers-cow with calf. Rolf Sorensen did never show up to collect his prize in 1996. Still again this year, a cow with calf to be won. Value: € 3,000.
6 Juni 2008
Motor bike routes!
Thanks to motor cycling guests, Les Camelias now also has six GPS-motor bike routes. The magnificent routes vary in distance from 77 to 183 miles.
1 Juni 2008
Nunc est Bibendum!
Clermont-Ferrand is the city of Michelin. Bibendum - the Michelin man - is the logo of Michelin. Until August 31 the history of the 110-year-old Bibendum is displayed in the Musee d'Art-Roger Quilliot in Clermont-Ferrand.
17 Mai 2008
First time trial results
7 Mai 2008
The first cyclists have done the Les Camélias climb time trial
. The time of Martijn Tusveld - only 14 years old - might be hard to beat. The time trial goes from Le Mont-Dore to the Col de la Croix Morand and covers 6,7 kms and 370 meters of climbing. This year the col is part of the Tour de France stage of 10 July.
12 April 2008
Some new photos have been added to the website and we have amended the page with travel information: a touristic route to Les Camélias has been added. We have also added some entries to the calendar
For greater flexibility when having groups staying at Les Camélias we have purchased some single beds. And since we want to guarantee a great night's sleep to our guests, many different mattresses were tested in the store. A strenuous activity.
25 März 2008
20 März 2008
Not only is the summer calendar
online since a couple of days, our website is also ready for the summer season. Summer activities are shown more at the top of the menu, the summer logo is prominently present and pictures have been replaced by more sunny ones.
7 März 2008
There are many great events this spring and summer near Les Camélias: road bike and MTB rides, runs, hikes, but also a competition for pedal cars in the streets of Le Mont-Dore and of course the passing through of the Tour de France on July 10. More information can be found in our calendar
Skiing at Easter!
It has snowed heavily in recent days, it is snowing at the moment and there is more snow expected. Excellent circumstances to spend the Easter weekend at Les Camelias in Le Mont-Dore and to go skiing on the Sancy vulcano.
25 Februar 2008
Tour de France 2008
17 Februar 2008
On July 10 the Tour passes in front of Les Camélias! The cyclists will climb the Col de la Croix Morand which happens to be the Les Camélias Climb Time Trial. The finish is later that day in nearby Super-Besse.
4 Februar 2008
On the website of the Sancy-massif (www.sancy.com
) you can find some nice panorama movies. To be watched via this link
A fair amount of fresh snow has fallen. Great timing for the upcoming holiday period. A few apartments are still available; fast reservation is advisable.
23 Januar 2008
New Telephone Number!
The telephone number of Les Camélias has changed. The new number is +33 (0) 4 73 65 04 67. We now also can be reached on a mobile number: +33 6 78 73 64 21.
1 Januar 2008
Happy New Year!
Erwin and Margriet wish everybody a fantastic 2008! The year started very well in Le Mont-Dore; on January 1st Erwin did cycle the first kilometers of 2008 and did Margriet explore the ski slopes.
12 Dezember 2007
Ski area open!
It has been snowing the last couple of days and it looks like that the ski areas of Le Mont-Dore and Super-Besse will open this Friday (December 14th).
4 Dezember 2007
Now also in English
The English version of the website is now also available. English speaking visitors will enter directly on the English pages while Dutch speaking visitors will be guided directly to the Dutch pages. Behind the scenes we are currently also working on a French version.
1 Dezember 2007
By clicking on a picture on top of the web page a larger version of the picture will be displayed. Apart from this; because of the high temperatures over de last couple of days the first snow of the season has unfortunately gone.
16 November 2007
On November 14 the first snow of this years winter sports season fell. About 3 inches in the village and 18 inches on the Puy de Sancy. Let’s hope there will be more snow in the next couple of weeks so the ski runs can open on December 1st.