Description: This new, state of the art attraction has a host of activities relating to volcanoes, a natural phenomenon that you can’t escape in this part of France. These include a volcanic garden, models explaining the geology and evolution of the earth and explanatory films.
Location: Situated just off D941b near Saint Ours Les Roches 15km NW of Clermont-Ferrand. Easiest access is either from A89 exiting at Vulcania/Bromont or from Clermont-Ferrand Nord exit.
General Info: www.vulcania.com Open all day from March-early October. Children 6-16 €12* Adults €20*. Family pass 2 & 2 €60*. There are reduced prices for disabled adults/children. Audioguides are available in English for €5*. There is a good choice of restaurants.
Our recommendations: Allow a whole day as there is so much to see and do.
For children: There is a special children’s gallery for 5-8 year olds as well as inter-active discovery trails where visitors can take part in a fun-filled question and answer game with the clues hidden in the park.
*Prices are approximate, please check with the operator for full details.
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