The 10 leisure activities to do in Clermont-Ferrand

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Looking for unusual activities to do in Puy de Dôme? We have chosen 10 leisure activities to do in the nearby area of Clermont-Ferrand for you to do alone, in a group, with friends or family. Original activities to have fun the year-round!

Aerial activities for young and old!

Here are some activities to do near Clermont-Ferrand that will surprise you with their aerial side. How about flying or doing an aerial track in the trees?

freedom parapente

Make your first paragliding flight over the Puy de Dôme with Freedom Parapente. An unusual activity to discover the Chaîne des Puys seen from above! With its different flight formulas for everyone, Freedom will know how to satisfy you and make you have a magical moment that you will remember for a long time! Also, Freedom offers paragliding courses to learn or improve your paragliding skills. With the initiation course, make your first paragliding flight in autonomy, in 5 days! More information about Freedom Paragliding here.


Alternative to paragliding, the paramotor. It's the same as paragliding but with a motor. François de Volc'Envol, better known under the nickname of "BopBop", will know how to make you enjoy this uncommon activity, a unique moment and extraordinary sensations in flight over the Puydomois landscapes, the Puys and Sancy mountain ranges.

auvergne montgolfière

Leave the mainland to discover the Auvergne landscapes from above, in a hot-air balloon. A moment of suspension and lightness above the Auvergne reliefs. Auvergne Montgolfière offers you several sites to discover as you have never seen them before, in the Puy de Dôme.

tyrolienne superbesse

Experience the thrill of flying with your head forward with the Fantasticable zip line at Super-Besse. 1600 meters long, it will allow you to fly over the resort with a vertiginous flight of 240 meters, the most important height difference in France. It is possible to do the descent solo or in duo!

Outdoor activities for a good breath of fresh air, a stone's throw from Clermont-Ferrand!

Clermont-Ferrand and the department of Puy de Dôme are famous for their magnificent landscapes and volcanoes. What could be better than doing activities in the heart of nature. Here is a list of some outdoor leisure activities close to Clermont-Ferrand.

randonnée puy de dome

Hiking in the heart of the Puys mountain range is an activity to do alone, with family and friends to enjoy 360° views and climb the famous volcanoes of Auvergne and the Puys mountain range, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site!

freedom vtt

And for those who don't like to walk too much Freedom VTT proposes you to pedal with the rental of electrically assisted mountain bikes to climb the steepest climbs without too much effort. High quality Giant ATVs with up to 300% more assistance and tens of kilometers of autonomy. Located in Laschamps at the foot of the Puy de Dôme, 15 minutes from Clermont-Ferrand, the electrically assisted ATV rental is the perfect activity to go for a day ride through the Parc des Volcans d'Auvergne without getting too tired.

ecole voile aydat

For those who love nature, mountain scenery and beaches, why not spend some time at Lac d'Aydat with the Aydat sailing school. Several unusual activities are proposed there: paddle rental, sailing boat lessons, catamaran, pedal boats. Enough to satisfy the desires of young and old alike.


And for the more strategic, what better way to enjoy nature in the middle of the forest with a game of paintball! Auverpaint located in Saint-Genés Champanelle is the biggest Paintball in Auvergne with nearly 82 hectares of forest open 7 days a week.

And for the days when the weather is a little less beautiful, we offer 2 indoor leisure activities.

salle escalade bup

The first one, B'up, a friendly indoor climbing room with air conditioning for young and old. It is the first room in France to combine route climbing, bouldering, speed, Clip'n Climb and fitness. Open 7 days a week, come and discover or practice climbing, an original activity which will please you, in the industrial area of Brézet, in Clermont-Ferrand!

piste speed2max

And for those who love speed, enjoy Speed2Max and their electric kartings on a large indoor track and their bar area to spend an incredible afternoon with friends or family. From 7 years old, come and enjoy Speed2Max every day of the week in the Brézet industrial zone in Clermont-Ferrand.

We come to the end of this small list of unusual activities to do near Clermont-Ferrand. All you have to do is let yourself go and choose which activities you will enjoy the most!