Hostel in La Bourboule, France

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Get to know La Bourboule (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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The commune La Bourboule, Auvergne, France, is part of the Puy-de-Dôme department in the centre of France. Just under two thousand people permanently live there. The name Puy-de-Dôme derives from the dormant volcano of the same name. The department offers an outstandingly beautiful nature including fertile plains, volcano lakes, and mountains. The area boasts a diverse wildlife and unspoilt nature. Especially during the weekend, it is a popular destination for the inhabitants from bigger cities nearby such as Lyon. Tourists can observe ospreys, wild boards, eagle owls, and many more animals in their natural environment. Due to the mountains and the numerous outdoor activities, La Bourboule is a busy tourist region in winter, as well. Around eighty-five kilometres of slopes welcome ski and snowboard lovers.

The region is perfect for hikers and mountain bikers. Numerous trails can be used to explore the Sancy Mountains, the Cezallier Mountains, and the area around the volcano Puy-de-Dôme. Puy de Sancy is just under two thousand metres high and is therefore the highest mountain in the central highland region. It is an inactive volcano and a popular ski region, as well. The southern and northern slopes are used for winter sports. It is around fourteen kilometres southeast of La Bourboule. The whole region is full of beautiful panoramas, perfect for pictures and relaxation. If you want to spend some time in La Bourboule, check out the church and the large central square. The worth-seeing architecture in the centre, mostly from the nineteenth century, is a good option for a pleasant stroll.

Numerous holiday apartments, guesthouses, and hotels accommodate you if you want to spend some time in the department. Depending on the budget, you can stay in simple, inexpensive places or quite fancy accommodations. If you look for a typical hostel in La Bourboule, Auvergne, France, you won't find a large number of them in the commune. No matter if you book a La Bourboule, Auvergne, France hostel or a hotel, some knowledge of the French language is always helpful. Consider that during the weekend, La Bourboule is a lot busier and therefore book ahead if you want to stay in a hostel in La Bourboule, Auvergne, France, or any decent inexpensive accommodation.

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FAQ about La Bourboule Hostels

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Your Packing List for La Bourboule

Your Packing List for La Bourboule

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La Bourboule Hostel Cheatsheet

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