12 Januar 2009
1 Januar 2009
Curious how the ski slopes currently look? Look at the webcams
of Le Mont-Dore and Super Besse.
Happy New Year!
We want to wish everyone a fantastic 2009! We hope to welcome you in 2009 at Les Camélias.
18 Dezember 2008
While we're still in the middle of the winter sports season herewith already a news item for the 2009 cycling season: Les Camélias will offer complete packages for groups up to 10 persons. Fully taken care of from breakfast via a packed lunch up to a 3-course dinner. You will have to do your own cycling! Please contact us for more detailed information and pricing details.
5 Dezember 2008
Since a few weeks our website has put on his winter coat. We also have the taken the opportunity to adapt the menu to create a more user-friendly website.
26 November 2008
Ski area open!
It has been snowing the last couple of days and as a result the ski areas of Le Mont-Dore and Super-Besse will open Saturday November 29.
25 November 2008
11 November 2008
Yesterday and today the first snow of this years winter sports season fell. Herewith a pictures of the stairs in the Les Camélias garden. Let’s hope there will be more snow in the next week so the ski runs can open on December 1st.
30 Oktober 2008
Currently we are busy replacing the showers in the apartments 6 and 9 (2nd floor). The old showers, a kind of telephone booths, are being replaced by spacious, quarter round cabins with thermostat tap.
Recently, the kitchen windows of our apartments have been replaced. Like the bedrooms the kitchens are now equipped with double glazing. We are ready for winter time!
25 September 2008
Winter calendar available!
15 September 2008
Also this winter many events are organised in Le Mont-Dore and environs. From sledgedog races to a running competion on the Puy de Sancy and from the Sancy Snow Jazz Festival to the national day of the snowshoeing. See our calendar
for more information.
Enjoying the Autumn!
1 September 2008
The Auvergne region is also very beautiful in the autumn. The trees will swap their green color for a real color spectacle. Below an example of the colours in the vicinity of the Tuilière and Sanadoire rocks.
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.
On the website of the Sancy-massif (www.sancy.com
) you can find some nice panorama movies. To be watched via this link